Intel said it has acquired NetEffect, a company specializing in Ethernet products and technologies for server compute clusters.
The chipmaker purchased NetEffect's assets for $8 million, which include the company's Ethernet product portfolio, intellectual property, and technology.
NetEffect is a provider of solutions incorporating iWARP, an Ethernet alternative to InfiniBand. NetEffect's product portfolio includes 1-Gigabit and 10-Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) adapters for servers and blade configurations as well as 10GbE Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs).
"NetEffect's role as a data communications solution provider...will enhance Intel's current Ethernet efforts," Tom Swinford, general manager, Intel … Read more