May 30, 2015

Avago Reveals $37 Billion Blowout Acquisition Of Rival Broadcom

"This feels like an Internet-of-Things play. We might not be seeing a lot of success stories yet with the Internet of Things, but it's coming," said Todd Swank, senior director of product marketing at Equus Computer Systems, a Minnetonka, Minn.-based system builder. "Companies like Intel are doing everything they can, including acquisitions, to enhance their products and keep up with IoT."

"This space has always moved fast, but today we're in the midst of a paradigm shift between server architecture to devices and client architecture," said Swank. "Everyone is switching and making their bets with the Internet of Things, big data and cloud. The traditional servers and client PCs are not a focus as they used to be."


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