Metamako Buys xCelor’s Hardware Ops to Grow Switch Business

Officials say the deal will allow xCelor to focus on its network applications business, while Metamako will take over the provision of underlying switching technology, expanding its own FPGA switch business. Wei-Shen Wong reports.

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Officials say the acquisition—Metamako’s first since its launch in 2013—will see it focus on devices and core applications for a range of uses or as part of more complex solutions, while xCelor will focus on its applications business, which offer feed handling and bandwidth management solutions.

The deal will also see xCelor leverage Metamako’s platforms—including those components acquired from xCelor—to run its trading applications in the future. “With Metamako

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