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Brocade Hosts Teen Tech

Cultivating diversity in STEM-related K-12 programs is critical to ensuring that we have future generations of diverse talent interested and qualified to work in high tech.  As such, Brocade recognizes that we must play a role in helping to seed interest in STEM...

Brocade Welcomes Ile Omode School

Brocade welcomed students from Ile Omode School for a day of learning and exploration of possible careers in the technology industry. Ile Omode is an African-centered school founded by Wo'se Community of the Sacred African Way in Oakland that emphasizes African values...

Third-Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Forges Partnerships

Business adviser and growth strategist  Andrea Hoffman, CEO of management consulting firm Culture Shift
Labs, knows there's some science
 behind making relationships
 work as she promotes growth and 
innovation through inclusion. "I jokingly tell people I have 
a...

Clarity of Vision

Article from Wentworth Institute of Technology Summer 2017 issue By Caleb Cochran In his 2013 commencement speech at Wentworth, Lloyd
Carney, EET '84, Hon. '13, put an updated spin on an idea introduced by
Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland."If you don't have a...

New York Times Interview – Corner Office

Lloyd Carney: Think You’re Irreplaceable? Take the Bucket Test This interview with Lloyd Carney, C.E.O. of Brocade, a data and storage networking firm, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. View...

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Broadcom to Buy Brocade Communications for $5.5 Billion

The chip maker Broadcom said on Wednesday that it had agreed to acquire Brocade Communications Systems, a maker of routers, switches and other computer networking equipment, for $5.5 billion in cash. It is the latest deal in the rapidly consolidating semiconductor...

Broadcom acquires Brocade in $5.9 billion deal

Broadcom, Ltd bought Brocade Communications Systems today for $5.9 billion, giving the company a strong offering in networking storage business. It’s quite a nice deal for Brocade shareholders, who gain a 47 percent premium over the $8.69 closing price last Friday...

Chip Maker Broadcom to Buy Brocade for $5.5 Billion

Broadcom Ltd. agreed to buy Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for $5.5 billion, expanding beyond its main business in chips to add boxes that help connect storage systems to computers in data centers. Broadcom, one of Silicon Valley’s most aggressive acquirers, said...

Brocade Names New CEO: Former Xsigo Chief Lloyd Carney

SAN JOSE — Storage networking company Brocade, which has been the subject of buyout speculation in recent years, announced the hiring Monday of new CEO Lloyd Carney, who ran upstart competitor Xsigo before it was bought by Oracle(ORCL) last year. Carney, 50, will...

Brocade Hires Networking Industry Veteran as CEO

Lloyd Carney, who was CEO of Xsigo before it was bought last year by Oracle, will lead Brocade, which is focusing its efforts on SDN solutions. Brocade, the networking technology vendor that has been making a concerted push into the increasingly competitive...

Lloyd Carney’s Profitable Journey from Jamaica to Palo Alto

In his 50 years, Lloyd Carney has enjoyed a profitable journey from Jamaica to Palo Alto. And when he leaves this December as CEO of Xsigo three months after Oracle (ORCL) closes the acquisition announced July 30 – he will start thinking about his next venture....

Oracle acquires Xsigo to address networking and cloud gaps

Oracle tries to capitalize on news of VMware's acquisition of Nicira, but I/O virtualization is not the same as SDN. Coming quickly on the heels of VMware's announced purchase plans of Nicira, Oracle a week later brought news of its own: The company is buying network...

Oracle buys Xsigo for software-defined networking

IDG News Service - Oracle said Monday it has inked a deal to buy software-defined networking vendor Xsigo Systems, in a move that will support Oracle's ongoing foray into cloud computing. Terms of the acquisition, which is expected to close within a few months, were...

Oracle chugs down I/O virtualising Xsigo

Oracle has bought data centre fabric virtualisation start-up Xsigo for who knows how many bucks. Xsigo was founded in 2004, and its products connect servers and networked devices across an InfiniBand fabric based on I/O Director hardware. This is virtualised, so...

Oracle Buys Xsigo to Untangle Data Center Networks

Oracle has agreed to acquire virtual networking company Xsigo Systems. The software giant announced the deal on Monday, but terms of the deal were not disclosed. Although comparisons with VMware’s $1.26 billion acquisition of Nicira are inevitable, Xsigo actually...

Software Defined Everything: Oracle to Acquire Xsigo

Another morning and another announcement that yet another so called “Software defined Networking” (SDN) company will be acquired. This time it’s Oracle‘s turn, announcing the acquisition of Xsigo. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Oracle did note...

Oracle Buys Xsigo To Boost Cloud Prowess

Oracle notched yet another acquisition Monday, announcing an agreement to purchase Xsigo Systems, a San Jose, Calif.-based, supplier of software-defined networking (SDN) technology. The terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter, were not...

Oracle Acquires Xsigo: Will It Deliver ‘Pleasant Surprises’?

In February I interviewed the CEO of Xsigo, Lloyd Carney, and I was mighty impressed by what he had accomplished. Today, Oracle (ORCL) decided that Xsigo was worth buying. What is Oracle getting for its money? In a nutshell, Xsigo has a dagger aimed at Cisco (CSCO)’s...

Oracle Taps Xsigo for Virtualized Networking

Just last week VMware Inc. picked up Palo-Alto, Calif.-based NiciraNetworks Inc. in an effort to bolster its networking virtualization capabilities, which had the added affect of pitting VMware against Cisco Systems Inc. Nicira has long been seen as a networking rival...

Oracle Buys Xsigo

Oracle today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xsigo Systems, a leading provider of network virtualization technology. Xsigo's software-defined networking technology simplifies cloud infrastructure and operations by allowing customers to...

Oracle Buys Virtualization Provider Xsigo to Boost Cloud Services

Software manufacturer Oracle announced today that it has acquired network virtualization provider Xsigo Systems in an effort to boost its cloud capabilities. San Jose-based Xsigo connects any server to any network, increasing customers' performance options while...

Which of These Six Entrepreneurial Types Are You?

Over the last few years I have interviewed over 150 start-up CEOs for my forthcoming book, Hungry Start-up Strategy. There's no one-size-fits-all way to think about what an entrepreneur is. I've concluded that there are six different types of entrepreneurs based on...

Mercury News Interview: Lloyd Carney, CEO of Xsigo Systems (pdf)

It's a little-known company with an oddly-spelled name. But CEO Lloyd Carney is convinced that San Jose-based Xsigo Systems is changing the way data centers work. Xsigo (pronounced See-Go) uses virtualization software to reduce the number of physical cables and...

Xsigo höjer hastigheten

Teknik Den amerikanska uppstickaren Xsigo har kommit på ett sätt att halvera priserna på överföringar mellan servrar och datahallar. Samtidigt som företaget både minskar antalet kablar och reducerar strömförbrukningen. View...

隣のサーバーならもっと速く!Xsigo Server Fabric登場

10月5日、シーゴシステムズ・ジャパン(以下、シーゴ)は、VLANなしに40Gbpsの広帯域で仮想サーバー間を接続する「Xsigo Server Fabric」を発表した。発表会では米シーゴのCEOのロイド・カーニー氏がデータセンター仮想化の課題と新製品について説明した。 View...

VMworld 2010: A Chat with Xsigo CEO Lloyd Carney

Xsigo has been making a lot of noise in the virtualization and cloud computing industry for few years now, winning VMworld 2009 best of show finalist award amongst others. This year at VMworld, Xsigo is announcing that its flagship product will now be supporting...

Lloyd Carney at Conde Nast Portfolio.com

Lloyd Carney is the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Carney Global Ventures, an early round global venture fund. Prior to founding Carney Global Ventures, he was the general manager of IBM's NetCool Division. Prior to his employment at...

Micromuse Inc. Rings the Closing Bell

Lloyd Carney, Chairman & CEO of Micromuse Inc. (NASDAQ: MUSE), will preside over the closing bell. Micromuse delivers industry-leading business and service assurance solutions to organizations worldwide. View...

IBM Acquires Micromuse for Boost in Telco Realm

As the year ended, IBM continued its yearlong buying spree, adding management software maker Micromuse Inc. to its portfolio for $865 million. As the year ended, IBM continued its yearlong buying spree, adding management software maker Micromuse Inc. to its portfolio...

I.B.M. to Buy Micromuse for $865 Million

I.B.M. announced yesterday that it would pay $865 million for Micromuse Inc., whose software is used to manage Internet-based computing networks that handle voice, video and data. The acquisition is the latest indication that the many software markets continue to...

IBM to Make Network Mgmt. Buy

IBM Wednesday shared its plans to put down $865 million for network management software maker Micromuse, which industry watchers say is nothing but good news for Big Blue as the network becomes a more critical focus for the big management software vendors. The deal,...

IBM to Buy Micromuse for $865 million

IBM Corp. has agreed to buy network management software vendor Micromuse Inc. for US$865 million in cash, the companies announced Wednesday. IBM said the move would allow it to offer its customers better technology for dealing with increasingly mixed traffic in their...

Micromuse will buy Massachusetts software company

Micromuse Inc. said it will buy Quallaby Corp., a Massachusetts software firm, for $33 million in cash. Micromuse (NASDAQ:MUSE), a San Francisco business software company, said the buy would help it make and sell the "triple play" of integrated voice, data and video...

Juniper Creates COO Position

There's a new face at Juniper Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR - message board). Lloyd Carney, a former Nortel Networks Corp. (NYSE/Toronto: NT - message board) executive, has just been appointed to the newly created position of chief operating officer (COO). We're scaling...

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