MANHASSET, NY -- Marvell announced it has completed the acquisition of
Sweden-based Xelerated, AB, a provider of network processing and
programmable Ethernet switching solutions.
Xelerated's AX and HX family of network processor and programmable
switches complements Marvell's existing product portfolio of packet
processors, ARM-based SoCs, wireless and low-power physical layer
devices. Both companies serve providers of infrastructure, data center
and enterprise networking equipment.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"Xelerated brings yet another level of performance and capability to
Marvell's technology, enabling customers to quickly scale their
services while maintaining the low power, low latency and deterministic
performance necessary for the reliable Mobile Internet," said Paul
Valentine, vice president of marketing for Enterprise Business Unit at
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., in a statement.
"Joining the Marvell family is a fantastic opportunity for us to
exploit the full potential of our technology and provide more
comprehensive end-to-end solutions to our customers," said Eva
Lindqvist, CEO of Xelerated.
Marvell stated that it will continue to work with EZChip on NP-4 and
NP-5 processors and is committed to the long term relationship with
A lot of love from EETIMES? They are just reporting Marvell's announcements. There's been no analysis one way or the other.
Buying Xelerated and building the next Google TV are pretty big announcements.
Good point Goagrit. EETimes love can be bought. Just look at articles from Dhillon, Rick, Sylvie. There is a trend. AMD and Intel get the stick. ARM and its peep get all the love. Sad to say, thats how it is.
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