Nvidia buy a Network Processor Company

Nivida took a side ways step when they bought the network processor company iReady. This further confirms what was discussed at the network processor conference NP3, that the shift in market from the core to the edge for network processor units. Logically it makes sense to invest in technology that promotes high bandwidth and configurability.
At the panel session at the end of NP3 the predicitions for network processors was that they would find their niche at the edge, being firewalls or storage area networks. This accquistion by Nvidia confirms this.

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