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editor's notes:- Nowadays Broadcom doesn't have strong links to the storage market - and certainly not to SSDs. But in days of storage yore - they did once have a RAID controller product line and related SoCs, adapters and software. See the June 2004 news archive for a related story.

And in May 2009 they made a (rejected) bid to buy Emulex.

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Avago agrees to acquire Broadcom
Editor:- May 28, 2015 - Avago today announced it will acquire Broadcom for approximately $37 billion.

Editor's comments:- both companies are peripheral to the SSD ecosystem (no pun intended) insofar as they supply communications and interface chips which connect SSDs and SSD boxes rather than having anything too much to do with memory related controllers.
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