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Qlogic Acquires Ethernet Assets from Broadcom

In a deal worth approximately $147 million Broadcom (BRCM) and Qlogic (QLGC) announced an agreement under which QLogic will acquire certain 10/40/100Gb Ethernet controller-related assets and non-exclusive licenses to certain intellectual property relating primarily to Broadcom’s programmable NetXtreme II Ethernet controller family. Read More

Network News: MRV, LSI, Cyan

MRV helps operators migrate to a 100G optical transport platform with OptiDriver, LSI Axxia network processors add big endian support for Wind River Linux, and Cyan partners with Intel, Red Hat and Conectem to demonstrate end-to-end vEPC and NFV at Mobile World Congress. Read More

Equinix to Host BATS Exchange in Secaucus Trading Hub

BATS Global Markets, the second-largest U.S. stock exchange, will shift its primary data center to an Equinix facility in Secaucus, the companies said yesterday. The consolidation follows BATS’ acquisition of Direct Edge, which hosts its primary infrastructure at Equinix. Read More

A10 Networks, Aerohive Networks File for IPOs

F5 enhances its Sythesis architecture to extend the reach of software defined application services, A10 networks and Aerohive Networks file for an initial public offering of stock, and Level 3 is selected by Tata Consultancy Services to expand its services in Brazil. Read More

LSI, EMC, Mellanox and Supermicro Join for Hyper-Converged VDI Appliance

LSI collaborates with EMC, Supermicro and Mellanox for a hyper-converged appliance supporting VMware virtual desktops, F5 and VMware collaborate on a number of efforts to provide secure access control for virtual desktop deployments, and Silver Peak enables VMware vCloud Hybrid Service with accelerated data transfers to the cloud. Read More

Riverbed Launches Steelhead Appliance for the Data Center

Riverbed launches a new Steelhead DX Edition 8000 appliance for wide area network acceleration, Citrix introduces CloudBridge CSX Solution to consolidate servers at branch locations, and Dell introduces thin client infrastructure support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace. Read More

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