NetGate introduce new SG-1100 entry point firewall appliance

NetGate has announced a new version of its entry point gateway appliance. The SG-1100 has 5 times the performance of the previous SG-1000 micro firewall appliance. Marvell‘s EspressoBIN platform provides the core of the device. The appliance uses the dual-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor, 1GB of memory, and three 1Gb/s network ports. The device has…

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…

Marvell has designs on Cavium

Chipmaker Marvell has announced its intention to acquire smaller rival Cavium for $6bn. (Marvell and Cavium to Combine Creating an Infrastructure Solutions Powerhouse.) This deal is dwarfed by the recent Broadcom announcement regarding Qualcomm but is for the same reasons. Unlike the Broadcom/Qualcomm deal, this is agreed upon by both sides. The deal offers $40…

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 Arqiva Arris Aruba merged with…

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…