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FTC Worries that Broadcom’s Purchase of Brocade Creates a Fibre Channel Switch Monopoly

| October 14, 2017 | Reply

According to Linda Hardesty,  “The Federal Trade Commission will likely approve Broadcom’s $5.9 billion acquisition of Brocade, but with conditions to prevent “anticompetitive effects.” The FTC is concerned that once Broadcom owns Brocade’s fibre channel switches, it will essentially have a monopoly on the market that provides the ASICS for those types of switches.” Read the full article.

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