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scott shenker

Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

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Today, news broke that VMware bought startup Nicira for $1.26 billion. We got venture capitalist Ben Horowitz on the phone to explain why this young company -- that only came out of stealth mode in February -- was worth that much money. Horowitz was on the board of Nicira, and...
Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)
Mavericks Invent Future Internet Where Cisco Is Meaningless

Nicira wants to reinvent routing

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Inspired by a government gig, founder Martin Casado is trying to make it a lot easier for computers around the world to communicate. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Richard Nieva, contributor"] Nicira founder Martin Casado with some gear he hopes to improve FORTUNE — Silicon Valley is full of tight-lipped executives who fear...
Nicira wants to reinvent routing

The $40 Billion Network Gear Market Is Headed For A Cliff (HPQ, CSCO, JNPR)

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The companies that make routers, switches and other network equipment are standing on the edge of a cliff. A new type of networking has come along that will change everything for them. It is called software defined networking (SDN). SDN is a new way to do networking in software, much...
The $40 Billion Network Gear Market Is Headed For A Cliff (HPQ, CSCO, JNPR)
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