. https://which-50.com/vmware-announces-intent-to-acquire-avi-networks/
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VMware last week announced its intent to acquire Avi Networks, a leader in multi-cloud application delivery services.The theory behind the deal is that Avi Networks will enhance VMware’s ability to bring the public cloud experience to the entire data centre with the ability to deploy applications with a single click, upon close of the acquisition. The parties say that by leveraging a common architectural foundation, VMware and Avi Networks will be able to deliver the industry’s only complete software-defined networking stack from L2-7 built for the modern multi-cloud era after the deal closes.VMware is committed to making the data centre operate as simply and easily as it does in the public cloud, and the addition of Avi Networks to the growing VMware networking and security portfolio will bring us one step closer to this goal after the acquisition closes, said Tom Gillis, senior VP and general manager, networking and security business unit, VMware. READ MORE