American giant NVIDIA bought over 7 billion dollars in the Israeli company Mellanox, which specializes in network solutions. Capitalization of the latter is 5.9 billion, each share cost $ 125.
The Israelis are Ethernet and Infiniband. The latter is a method of transmitting signals over short distances with low latency.
This acquisition will allow the manufacturer of graphics cards become less dependent on the market of the gaming industry, where though he is the undisputed leader, but is going through difficult times.
Passing the end of the cryptocurrency boom, NVIDIA has released too many cards for mining, which was unclaimed. New models with support for ray tracing RTX too expensive for the majority of consumers and the risk to be less successful than products last series: now the sales leader is the GTX 1060.
During the year, should the deal formally completed, and NVIDIA expects improved financial results.