Posted By Rich Miller On December 29, 2008 @ 6:35 pm In Data Center Videos | 2 Comments
Brocade Communications (BRCD) announced in July that it would acquire Foundry Networks for $3 billion, moving beyond its roots in storage area networking to take on Cisco in the Internet routing market. The deal survived the financial crisis, being repriced at $2.6 billion  before closing on Dec. 19 . In this video, Brocade CEO Mike Klayko speaks about the company’s motivations in acquiring Foundry and its expectations for the deal. This video runs about 3 minutes, 25 seconds.
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 take on Cisco : http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Enterprise-Networking/Brocade-Acquires-Foundry-Networks/
 repriced at $2.6 billion: http://www.thedeal.com/techconfidential/money-out/blog/deal/brocade-and-foundry-agree-to-c.php
 closing on Dec. 19: http://www.brocade.com/company/news-events/news/2008/12_19_Foundry.page
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