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Silicon Switching Shakes Up Datacenter Market

Recent jockeying within the datacenter networking market underscores the steady shift toward Ethernet-based silicon switching as Intel, Nvidia and others vie to unclog networking bottlenecks and perhaps challenge market ...Full Article

Nvidia Wins Mellanox Stakes for $6.9 Billion

The long-rumored acquisition of Mellanox came to fruition this morning with GPU chip maker Nvidia’s announcement that it has purchased the high-performance network interconnect maker for $6.9 billion – ...Full Article

Report: Qualcomm Dropping ARM Server Chips

ARM Holding’s efforts to break Intel Corp.’s grip on the server chip market and dominance in the datacenter has apparently taken another hit with a report that Qualcomm Inc. ...Full Article

U.S. Circles Wagons on Foreign Tech Deals

The seemingly inevitable consolidation of the global semiconductor industry, plagued as it is by overcapacity and an unending search for new markets, was slowed at least temporarily by a ...Full Article

RDMA Fabrics – Unlocking Enterprise Data Analytics

Ultra-low latency requirements in the High Performance Computing (HPC) industry continue to drive interconnect considerations for the world’s most powerful supercomputers. In the enterprise world, it’s also apparent that ...Full Article

Open Compute Expands Switch Offerings

The networking branch of the Open Compute Project announced a pair of new standard switches this week along with plans in the upcoming year to focus on faster networking ...Full Article

Avago-Broadcom Deal Creates Comms Chip Leader

The inexorable shift of chip making to Asia continued this week with the announcement that Singapore-based semiconductor manufacturer Avago Technologies Ltd. will acquire U.S. mainstay Broadcom Corp. in a ...Full Article

Broadcom Fights Off Ethernet Rivals With Tomahawk Chips

Chip maker Broadcom is the dominant supplier of chips for Ethernet switches with its Trident and Dune family of ASICs. But it faces increasing competition from established players like ...Full Article

XPliant Takes On Broadcom, Intel With Malleable Ethernet Switch Chips

Switch chip upstart XPliant, founded in 2011 by a bunch of techies from Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Brocade Communications, and Marvell and in the process of being acquired by ...Full Article

IEEE Gets Behind 25G Ethernet Effort

After several days of presentations and a unanimous vote of 61 to zero in favor, the members of the IEEE have decided to back an effort to develop 25 ...Full Article
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