Broadcom plans $103bn takeover of Qualcomm

Having announced a move of their headquarters to the US, Broadcom  is now targeting another chipmaker for a takeover. Even with the Brocade deal stuck in CIFUS negotiations, they are looking to target Qualcomm . Given that both Qualcomm and Broadcom have income streams from WiFi and LTE chipsets. The combination of both companies will potentially…

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…

End-Of-Life: Brocade V5600 router

Brocade, after the sale of the Vyatta group to AT&T, have announced the End of Life of the Brocade v5600 router platform. The platform is end of life on October 5, 2017. Brocade announced this prior to the release of the press-releases for completing the acquisition. This is expected as AT&T have not made any…

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 Appdynamics Appformix Apple Aquantia Arctic Fibre Arista Arm Arris Aruba Aryaka ATT Avago Technologies B…