Intel buys Dialogic

$780 million deal helps Chipzilla’s plan to become a contender in the server market

Hungry to grab as big a piece of the server market as it can, Intel has announced that it is to buy Dialogic for around $780 million. Dialogic specialises in telecomms networks and was part of the company’s to pledge allegiance to Intel’s Server Appliance Design Guide late last year.Intel has been making an increasing amount of noise about selling its own servers and the ability to network those servers wouldn’t go amiss. The deal will see Intel pay $44 for each Dialogic share. ®

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