Cisco has acquired Chennai and US-based Saggezza, a privately held technology services company for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is aligned to Cisco's strategic goals to develop innovative big data analytics, and cloud technologies, while also cultivating top talent. By adding a team of analytics experts, Cisco intends to augment its current analytics capabilities and improve insights into network performance and automation, accelerate Cisco DNA development efforts, and enhance its cloud and SaaS analytics offerings. The Advanced Analytics team at Saggezza will join the Cisco Enterprise Networking Engineering Group, led by Ravi Chandrasekaran, SVP. The Advanced Analytics team is a select group of platform analytics experts within Saggezza with capabilities in cloud and secure platform development. This team has been responsible for developing technology that powers Saggezza's internal analytics platform, which enables customers to rapidly acquire and analyze data, creating complex rules and new data visualization applications.