Intel Acquires Semiconductor Company Fulcrum Microsystems

Posted Jul 25, 2011

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has announced that they have acquired Fulcrum Microsystems, a semiconductor company. Fulcrum designs Ethernet switch silicon for data center network providers. Intel said that as the demand of data increases, there is a greater need for low-latency and high-performance network switches for supporting cloud architectures. [BusinessWeek]