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Will Broadcom 'Milk' VMware SD-WAN Post-Merger?

"A source inside Broadcom's newly reorganized software-defined edge division questioned the semiconductor and software vendor's commitment to the VMware SD-WAN and SASE business it recently acquired and the many telecom providers that leverage the technology.  Broadcom closed its massive acquisition of VMware on Nov. 22. The following week, news hit the wires of innumerable layoffs at various offices. As of Thursday afternoon, WARN notices in eight states add up to 2,867 impacted employees.  Media reports have already swirled about what Broadcom intends to do with VMware's end-user computing and Carbon Black cybersecurity units. But one source who hailed from VMware's edge networking business said heavy cuts within the division are a harbinger of things to come in Broadcom's SD-WAN and SASE strategy."

* Read the full article over on Channel Futures.




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