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McAfee enhances endpoint and cloud cybersecurity position with intention to acquire Skyhigh Networks

McAfee and Skyhigh Networks announced on Monday a definitive agreement to combine businesses, with McAfee acquiring Skyhigh Networks for an undisclosed amount. The move comes less than eight months after McAfee established itself as one of the world’s leading pure-play cybersecurity companies, dedicated to being the preferred cybersecurity partner to customers. McAfee, less than eight months since its spinout as a standalone company, makes this move to accelerate innovation and […]

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Chelsio debuts 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet switchless ring backbone to boost ROI, performance for enterprise, cloud deployments

Chelsio Communications, provider of Ethernet Unified Wire adapters and ASICs for storage networking, virtualized enterprise data centers, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments announced on Wednesday availability of Unified Wire 10, 25, 40, 50, and 100Gb/s Terminator 5/6 (T5/6) network adapters with integrated Switchless Ring Backbone capable of up to 2x100Gbps full-duplex switching operations. The T5/6 ASIC-based integrated Switchless Ring Backbone is supported even when the adapter is simultaneously […]

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Broadcom unveils silicon-proven 7nm IP for ASICs in deep learning and networking applications

Broadcom Limited, a designer, developer and global supplier of a range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions, announced Tuesday its initial  silicon-proven 7nm intellectual property (IP) for an ASIC platform targeting deep learning and networking applications. Based on TSMC 7nm process technology, the platform offers best-in-class IP cores which include high speed SerDes, HBM PHY, Die2Die PHY, mixed-signal IP, and foundation IP such as standard cells, SRAM, TCAM memory, […]

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Veeam enhances Availability line to IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris to meet data protection requirements of enterprises

Veeam Software announced Monday that it has extended its portfolio of Availability solutions to support IBM AIX and Oracle Solaris operating environments. Enterprise customers can now replace their legacy backup solution with a single comprehensive data protection and Availability solution to protect mission-critical applications, systems and data that exist in enterprise environments. Veeam’s support for IBM AIX and Oracle Solaris, via a technology partnership with Cristie Software, enables enterprises to […]

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Broadcom completes acquisition of Brocade Communications which will now operate as indirect subsidiary

Broadcom Limited announced on Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. Brocade will operate as an indirect subsidiary of Broadcom and will be led by Jack Rondoni as general manager. Brocade’s common stock will now cease to be traded on Nasdaq. Previously, Rondoni served as Senior Vice President of Storage Networking at Brocade, having joined the company in 2006. Rondoni brings over 20 years of […]

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Veritas strengthens Backup Exec offering to help organizations protect critical data in multi-cloud environments

Veritas Technologies, provider of multi-cloud data management solutions, announced on Tuesday significant advancements to Backup Exec, a unified data protection solution for virtual, physical, and multi-cloud environments utilized by small and mid-sized businesses around the world. This announcement directly addresses challenges, builds on recently announced cloud integrations, and provides customers and partners with new solutions and licensing options that can play a key role in advancing data protection and data […]

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Mellanox debuts SN2010 data center Ethernet switch system for storage, hyperconverged infrastructures

Mellanox Technologies announced on Tuesday availability of the Spectrum-based SN2010 Open Ethernet switch system. Featuring 18 ports of 10/25GbE plus four ports of 100GbE, the SN2010 is a space-efficient member of the Spectrum switch series and allows a smooth migration from 10/25GbE server connectivity to higher speed (40/50/100GbE) uplinks. The SN2010 configuration combines 18 discrete SFP+ ports for connectivity to 10/25GbE servers/storage nodes, with four QSFP28 ports, thereby addressing a […]

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Broadcom intends to acquire Qualcomm for around $130 billion to create a portfolio of technologies and products

Broadcom Limited announced on Monday a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Qualcomm Inc. for per share consideration of $70.00 in cash and stock. The Broadcom proposal stands whether Qualcomm’s pending acquisition of NXP is consummated on the currently disclosed terms of $110 per share or the NXP transaction is terminated. Qualcomm’s cellular business is highly complementary to Broadcom’s portfolio, and the combination will create a strong, […]

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IBM enhances Watson Data Platform to provide basis for data sharing across public and private clouds

IBM announced on Thursday new offerings to its Watson Data Platform, including data cataloging and data refining, which is designed to make it easier for developers and data scientists to analyze and prepare enterprise data for AI applications, regardless of its structure or where it resides. By improving data visibility and helping to better enforce data security policies, users can now connect and share data across public and private cloud […]

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