Marvell completes acquisition of Cavium

In a post last year, we covered how Marvell has designs on Cavium. The deal has now been completed, with Marvell announcing yesterday (6 July 2018) the deal’s completion. “The next wave of semiconductor growth will be fueled by advancements in the data economy. Applications such as AI, 5G, Cloud, automotive, and edge computing all…

Rackspace completes Datapipe acquisition

Yesterday Rackspace announced completion of its deal to acquire Datapipe. (Rackspace Announces Completion of Datapipe Acquisition) We look at the deal when originally announced in September (Rackspace Announces Intent to Acquire Datapipe). There were some concerns about the largest merger in Rackspace’s history, particularly in relation to customer service. These concerns appear to still be…

GTT completes Hibernia Networks acquisition

GTT have completed their acquisition of Hibernia Networks. This deal was announced last year, for $590mn. The acquisition delivers the following assets: Five subsea cables, including Hibernia Express, the lowest latency transatlantic cable system, and eight cable landing stations New global points of presence, expanding GTT’s Tier 1 IP network to over 300 in total…