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Network gear manufacturer Riverbed Technology is about to slurp software firm Opnet Technologies for a cool $1bn. Opnet's software manages traffic on networks, an area of the industry that has held steadier than orders for network hardware. Like everyone else in the world, telcos are tightening their belts and waiting for the …

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  1. John Smith 19 Gold badge
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    Opnet supply network design software for big systems

    Laying out the network for the Pentagon and Charles Schwab to name but 2.

    Perhaps Vermin Media might care to pick up a copy.

  2. Aitor 1 Silver badge

    Well Opnet just plain sucks

    And they know it.

    It is good at dong its job, but way too unstable.

    1. John Smith 19 Gold badge
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      Re: Well Opnet just plain sucks

      "It is good at dong its job, but way too unstable."

      You appear to think that the price paid for company has something to do with the quality of it's product.

      That would be a mistake.

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