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Cloud
Broadcom to acquire VMware for billions in cash and stock
Broadcom is set to acquire VMware for approximately USD$61Billion in cash and stock. Additionally, Broadcom will assume $8 billion of VMware net debt.
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Google Cloud
Google Cloud and Broadcom announce strategic partnership
The collaboration aims to accelerate innovation and optimise cloud services integration within Broadcom’s core software franchises.
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Symantec
HCL takes over Broadcom’s Symantec security consulting
As part of the partnership, the majority of Broadcom's Symantec enterprise consulting team will transition to HCL.
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Cloud
Microsoft and CyberArk lead GlobalData identity management theme
Both companies gained the highest score for the identity management theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the security software sector.
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Symantec
Broadcom set to own Symantec’s enterprise security business for $10.7B
"M&A has played a central role in Broadcom's growth strategy and this transaction represents the next logical step in our strategy following our acquisitions of Brocade and CA Technologies," says Broadcom CEO
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Semiconductor
Broadcom’s board of directors nab former Google Cloud COO
Broadcom has added some new talent to its ranks with its latest appointment.
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Internet
Wi-Fi is getting a new name and numbering system
The Wi-Fi Alliance says it has made the changes so that people can understand what Wi-Fi technology their device supports, and when they’re connecting to older Wi-Fi technology.
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CA Technologies
Broadcom buys out CA Technologies for $18.9 billion
Combined, the companies plan to build what they call ‘one of the world's leading infrastructure technology companies’.
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Cloud
Qualcomm not convinced by Broadcom’s offer despite $8b safety-net
Qualcomm say regulatory and revenue risks are too high as billion-dollar customers threaten to take business elsewhere.
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Storage
Broadcom completes $5.9 Billion acquisition of Brocade
The deal was first announced in November last year but had experienced delays.
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Brocade
Broadcom-Brocade deal delay; knock-on effect for Extreme Networks-Brocade deal
Broadcom’s US$5.9b acquisition of Brocade has stalled, with a knock on effect for Extreme’s acquisition of Brocade's data centre networking business.
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Brocade
A brief history: How Broadcom, Brocade & Extreme Networks got together
From these newly acquired assets, Extreme hopes to generate over $230 million in annualised revenue.