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  • Broadcom buys Brocade in $5.9B deal

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 02 Nov 2016
  • Broadcom Ltd. Nov. 2 said it would acquire storage and networking supplier Brocade Communications Systems Inc. in a deal valued at $5.9 billion. Chip-maker Broadcom said it will keep Brocade's ...

  • IBM, Cisco add Watson to edge

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 02 Jun 2016
  • Cisco and IBM said they'd work together to add Big Blue's Watson artificial intelligence and analytics technology to Cisco's edge devices. The alliance reflects Cisco's strategy to push more ...

  • Brocade to buy Ruckus in $1.2B deal

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 04 Apr 2016
  • Brocade said it has struck an agreement to purchase Ruckus Wireless Inc. in a stock and cash deal valued at $1.2 billion. The transaction, expected to close later this year, will add Ruckus' line ...

  • Group begins work on 400 Gbps QSFP interfaces

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 25 Mar 2016
  • Thirteen networking and electronics industry suppliers said they would work together to develop a new generation of double-density quad small form-factor pluggable (QSFP) interfaces that would ...

  • Cisco buys semiconductor firm Leaba

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 02 Mar 2016
  • Cisco Wednesday said it would purchase Israeli-based Leaba Semiconductor to beef up its chip research and development efforts. Cisco said the acquisition--for $320 million in cash--will lay the ...

  • Unlike Elvis, IPv6 is in the building

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 14 Apr 2014
  • As the large group of IT administrators and engineers filed into the IPv6 session at this year's Interop Las Vegas, they probably were expecting to hear yet another boring lecture about the ...

  • Cisco's Nexus 7700 makes jaws drop at Cisco Live

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 25 Jun 2013
  • On Monday Cisco's carefully curated press program at Cisco Live Orlando focused on the refresh of the company's campus switching portfolio, most notably with the new Catalyst 6800 series of chassis ...