SK hynix finalized a deal to purchase Intel’s NAND flash memory and SSD operations, the United States Justice Department just filed an antitrust suit against Google and even more on this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown!
Juniper to Acquire 128 Networks
128 Networks is a familiar name to those of you following Tech Field Day, since we went all the way to Massachusetts for a special event with them last year. Juniper Networks is also a friendly Field Day company. Now we get the word that Juniper is buying 128 to augment their SD-WAN options. Is this news for the industry or just for us here at Gestalt IT?
The Raspberry Pi 4 Compute Module Arrives
The Raspberry Pi foundation has released the long-awaited compute module version of the Pi 4. This brings not just a faster quad-core CPU but also PCI express and NVMe storage. But the form factor is totally different. Does this make it more or less interesting?
Intel Joins the SmartNIC Battle
VMware made a splash at VMworld with their Project Monterey, which leverages smart NICs to offload data processing work. They partnered with Pensando, Nvidia Mellanox, and Nebulon for this announcement, as well as industry leader Intel. Intel’s offerings are a lot different from the others, though. What do you make of them?
Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Google
The United States Justice Department just filed an antitrust suit against Google, alleging that the company could use its market-leading position in search to block other companies. This comes as US politicians are increasingly complaining about censorship. How is this story playing outside the USA?
SK hynix Acquires Intel’s NAND Business
Some big but long-awaited news hit yesterday, as SK hynix finalized a deal to purchase Intel’s NAND flash memory and SSD operations. This marks Intel’s exit from the lower-margin NAND space, though the company will retain their famous Optane 3D Xpoint technology. What does this deal mean for Intel, SK hynix, and the rest of the flash industry?
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