All becomes Santa Clara as Texas Micro merges with Radisys

It's PCI stuff, of course -- and NGIO starts today

Texas Micro, the mysterious company which appeared to pre-empt Intel's release of eight other press releases, has announced it is to be bought by RadiSys for $115 million. Last week we reported that Intel seemed to have been blind-sided by Texas Micro, one of its eight partners in the Applied Computing Platform Provider programme. (Story: Intel in secret deal with nine mystery companies) But today, more details of what exactly is entailed was revealed on Business Wire, a PR service. According to the press release, Radisys has PCI DSP voice processing products, while Texas Micro is strong in PCI. The combination will make both companies strong in the arena, the release said. Interesting. Because later on today, the NGIO Forum will introduce a show in San Jose (to which we have not been invited), which will probably emphasise how important IO (input/output)is, or could be... ®

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