Both companies were focused on infrastructure, and yet there was very little overlap in their product lines.
The company has developed Ethernet switch chips for data centers. It competes against Broadcom, Barefoot, and Cavium.
Several carriers including Nokia, BT, and Deutsche Telekom will trial the technologies.
Cavium plans to continue expanding into the popular HCI sector.
We could see more ARM-based servers in virtualized networks.
The goal is to create an “information solutions” powerhouse.
It follows reports that Broadcom is planning an unsolicited bid for chipmaker Qualcomm.
New Ethernet switches target larger market instead of outright speed.
The two companies are demonstrating multi-access edge computing in Shanghai this week.
The growth of the P4 community is aiding Barefoot Networks.
BBUs for 5G will require fast switching between virtual machines.
Not just using Cavium, but programming the chips as well.
Arista also created a new switch memory technology called AlgoMatch.
There's more to life than Intel, Packet says.
Out with market consolidation and in with market growth.