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Apple Supplier Broadcom Negotiating Deal for VMware

Apple supplier Broadcom is currently in talks to take over cloud-computing company and virtualization pioneer VMware — reports Bloomberg. Broadcom, primarily a chipmaker, manufactures hardware solutions for wireless communications and more in both consumer and enterprise products. The company is one of Apple's largest U.S.-based suppliers, providing Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and other wireless ships for the...

Apple Reportedly Dumps VMware for Open Source KVM Instead

Sources familiar with the matter tell CRN (via Business Insider) that Apple has reportedly decided to skip renewing its contract with VMware. It will deploy an open-source alternative called KVM instead. By doing so, Apple is about to save around $20 million over the next couple of years — theoretically. As CRN details, Apple used...