Tag: broadcom


Broadcom repackages VMware SASE, adds Symantec security

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

Broadcom wasted little time putting an old stamp on newly integrated VMware product – VMware VeloCloud SASE, secured by Symantec – aimed at helping customers secure highly distributed network resources. The single-vendor SASE offering revives VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN branding and […]


China clears Broadcom’s $69B VMware acquisition, allowing deal to close

November 21, 2023

Via: Network World

China has cleared Broadcom’s $69 billion acquisition of VMware, leaving the two companies free to close the transaction on November 22. Although the deal faced scrutiny from a number of competition regulators across the globe, including in the UK and […]

Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 May Be Closer Than You Think

September 11, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Last year, Intel and Broadcom carried out the first cross-vendor Wi-Fi 7 cross-vendor demonstration, where an Intel-based laptop with Wi-Fi 7 connected to a Broadcom Wi-Fi 7 access point. And this summer, EnGenius Technologies launched what it claims to be […]

Hardware, Technology

AI Workloads Spur Competition in Networking Chips

July 13, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Networking vendors are competing in a tight market to produce networking chips that can handle artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads. Late last month, Cisco announced its Silicon One G200 and G202 ASICs, pitting it against offerings from […]

Technology, Wireless

The ‘real message’ of Wi-Fi 7 goes beyond speed and feeds, says Broadcom

August 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When Broadcom conducted its Wi-Fi 7 demonstrations, it prioritized showcasing the technology’s capabilities in a way that didn’t sacrifice its real-world implications. Vijay Nagarajan, vice president of Broadcom’s Wireless Communications and Connectivity Division, further discussed why this approach was so […]

Software, Technology

Broadcom, VMware rumored to be in acquisition talks

May 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Semiconductor maker Broadcom and virtualization pioneer VMware are in acquisition talks, according to reports. Separate reports from Reuters and Bloomberg News cite people familiar with the matter who confirmed that the companies are in talks. A deal is not immediate, […]

Technology, Wireless

Broadcom tells ‘the ecosystem story’ of Wi-Fi 7 with chipset launch

April 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Broadcom has further solidified its early-mover status with its announcement of the sample availability of a complete end-to-end chipset offering for the Wi-Fi 7 ecosystem. Spanning routers, residential gateways, enterprise access points and client devices, the new Wi-Fi 7 chips […]


Nokia adds Broadcom to its list of 5G chip suppliers

June 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Broadcom has been added to Nokia’s list of 5G chip suppliers, joining Intel and Marvell, both of which made similar deals with the equipment vendor in March. All three chip suppliers will help Nokia expand its ReefShark-branded silicon, used in […]


WBA’s Wi-Fi 6E trials in 6 GHz band show ‘massive potential’

March 3, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has initiated the first phase of a series of Wi-Fi 6E trials using Wi-Fi 6E-capable mobile platforms and laptop equipment enabled by WBA member companies, Broadcom and Intel. Wi-Fi 6E refers to the ability for Wi-Fi […]

Hardware, Wireless

Broadcom Unveils Wi-Fi 6E Client Chipset for Mobile Devices

February 14, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Broadcom this week announced what it claims is the world’s first Wi-Fi 6E client device, the BCM4389. Wi-Fi 6E extends the Wi-Fi 6 standard to support the soon-to-be-operational 6 GHz band with wider 160MHz channel bandwidths that double Wi-Fi speeds […]


Qualcomm beats projections on strong China demand, looks to 5G in 2019

November 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm has three priorities going into 2019, CEO Steve Mollenkopf said this week on an earnings call. Those priorities are 5G, resolving an ongoing dispute with Apple and continue executing on core products. To the first priority, Mollenkopf said 5G […]


U.S. 5G Leadership at Core of Broadcom-Qualcomm Bid Regulatory Review

March 28, 2018

Via: eWeek

In Broadcom’s increasingly contentious bid to acquire chip-making rival, 5G networking has emerged to become has drawn the attention of regulators and lawmakers overtaking other issues such as the billions that Broadcom is willing to spend on the deal and […]


AT&T Buying Vyatta SDN Technology from Brocade Before Sale to Broadcom

June 22, 2017

Via: eWeek

AT&T officials continue to aggressively expand their virtual network efforts, most recently unveiling plans to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated products from Brocade, which had become a key player in the network virtualization space before Broadcom late […]