Thursday, April 22, 2021

Cisco Buys Optical Networking Company for $271 Million

NetworkWorld: Cisco has announced its intention to purchase optical technology firm LightWire for $271 million. Lightwire specializes in integrating CMOS photonics connectivity into chips; the company’s technology provides higher-density, lower-cose optical connections in routers, switches and other networking gear.

Cisco expects to close the deal during its current fiscal quarter. Lightwire employees will become part of Cisco’s Transceiver Modules Group Business Unit and Supply Chain Operations Group.

Similar articles

Latest Articles

Top Cloud Service Providers...

Surveying the top cloud computing companies in 2021 goes way beyond AWS vs. Azure vs. Google. While those three are inarguable cloud leaders, the...

IT Planning During a...

Without a doubt, 2020 changed everything. I like to compare it to a science fiction movie where time travel is involved. Clearly, we have...

Best Data Quality Tools...

Data quality is a critical issue in today’s data centers. The complexity of the Cloud continues to grow, leading to an increasing need for...

NVIDIA’s New Grace ARM/GPU...

This week is NVIDIA’s GTC, or GPU Technology Conference, and they likely should have changed the name to ATC because this year – it...