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The Six Billion Dollar LAN: Intel hopes to gobble network kit biz Mellanox 'for $6bn'

Korev Silver badge
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Monopoly?

With Infiniband and Omnipath wouldn't that give Intel a near monopoly over high performance interconnects? I can see the regulators* forcing Intel to spin off the IB part if the rumours turn out to be true.

* Perhaps they could call the regulators the OFEDs in this case

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