Extreme buys Brocade data centre switching assets direct

Extreme  has announced that they have closed a deal direct with Brocade , rather than wait for the Broadcom  acquisition. (Extreme Networks Completes Acquisition of Brocade’s Data Center Networking Business). This is different to the planned acquisition announced in March. Broadcom’s recent announcement that they have refiled with CIFUS has caused some consternation with other organisations…

Company Database

CoherentLight references many companies across the various posts on the blog. Here you can find a quick list of those covered, and access information about them, and their stories with a click. A Agilent Alibaba Alcatel parent is Nokia Amazon AMD Angelhack Appdynamics Appformix Apple Aquantia Arctic Fibre Arista Arm Arris Aruba merged with HPE…

AT&T buys Vyatta assets from Brocade

AT&T are buying from Brocade their Vyatta assets. Brocade’s IP network assets are being split out and sold off as part of their impending sale to Broadcom . The Vyatta vRouter is an NFV platform that provides routing and elementary firewall capabilities, and is designed for deploying at the edge of networks. (It’s interesting that…

Aquantia deliver workstation mGig (Multi-Gigabit Ethernet)

As part of the roll-out of mGig (IEEE 802.11bz), Aquantia have launched network interface cards for the workstation market. These offer 2.5Gb/s and 5Gb/s connections using existing cables. (See Multi-Gigabit Ethernet is here for details). Aquantia has launched two NICs that support this technology for the high-end PC market. The AQtion (pronounced “acktion”, perhaps?) AQN-108…