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Silicom acquires Off-Load Engine IP
- Silicom (SILC +0.2%) acquires the Virtualization Off-Load Engine intellectual property of Net Perform Technology.
- The tech aims to resolve a bottleneck in virtualization-based data centers caused by the need for CPUs to handle both networking and switching transactions. The Off-Load Engine moves these tasks to a separate add-on card.
- A basic version has already been implemented in one of Silicom's adapters with a "significant performance improvement."