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Silicon_Smith
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re: Report: Marvell buys 10GBase-T product lines
Silicon_Smith   5/14/2011 8:22:30 PM
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With the recent Cisco and HP switch demos at the Interop events, looks like the technology is finally getting off the ground. $350 M in 2014 should justify Marvells entry into the fray.

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re: Report: Marvell buys 10GBase-T product lines
docdivakar   5/13/2011 5:52:29 PM
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This looks to be fire sale of SolarFlare's 10GBase-T PHY. As regards to 10GbE SFP+, it seems like SolfarFlare is already late to the game. Others like Broadcom, Cortina, AMCC, etc., are already well entrenched. The 10GBase-T PHY opportunities will remain largely at the switches, servers, repeaters and such but not at the desktop / laptop for a foreseeable future. Power consumption improvements & cost reductions will eventually may make it feasible for client nodes but that is still about 3 to 5 years away IMHO. The power consumption of SFP+ PHY's are about 1/3rd of base-T PHYs at 10G but their form factor will preclude applications in desktops and laptops. So CNA's based on SFP will be confined to servers for a while and that is the market already well-captured by likes of Broadcom, Cortina, AMCC! MP Divakar

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re: Report: Marvell buys 10GBase-T product lines
elctrnx_lyf   5/10/2011 4:32:37 PM
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10G Base T market will grow much more in the future as the technology will always costs lesser than fiber optic based networks. Marvel has been a leader in Ethernet chips since log time and this acquisition will certainly help them a lot.

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re: Report: Marvell buys 10GBase-T product lines
goafrit   5/10/2011 1:55:16 PM
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The industry is going through consolidation and this seems to indicate future pricing tightening. This seems good for Marvell as this is a good technology to own.



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