First News Briefs: Broadcom, Aruba Networks, OpenCloud, Gintel, Ambient Corporation
Broadcom reported net revenue for the second quarter of $2.09 billion. This represents an increase of 4.2 percent compared with the $2.01 billion reported for the first quarter of 2013 and an increase of 6.0 percent compared with the $1.97 billion reported for the second quarter of 2012. The net loss computed in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for the second quarter of 2013 was $251 million, or $.43 per share (basic and diluted), compared with GAAP net income of $191 million, or $0.33 per share (diluted), for the first quarter of 2013 and GAAP net income of $160 million, or $.28 per share (diluted), for the second quarter of 2012.
Aruba Networks today announced that its Aruba 220 Series Access Points, the first purpose-built enterprise access points for the 802.11ac standard, have achieved certification through the Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi Certified ac program. The Wi-Fi Certified ac program aims to ensure interoperability of 802.11ac-certified devices across vendors.
Telecoms software provider OpenCloud and enterprise mobility solutions provider Gintel today announced a partnership to provide a network-based solution that will enable operators to deliver services to the enterprise market.
Ambient Corporation, a provider of scalable smart grid communications and applications platform, today announced the further development of the Ambient MicroNode, a network device with advanced processing capability and memory, which has been enhanced with an additional serial interface, two digital inputs and outputs, and a USB host port, to connect Distribution Automation (DA) devices such as voltage regulators, automated feeder switches, sensors, reclosers and capacitor banks.