Broadcom began in 1991, founded by a UCLA professor and student, and rapidly became a leader in the American semiconductor market. In 2015, it was acquired by Avago Technologies for $37 billion USD. The combined entity kept the Broadcom name but the Avago stock ticker and is still helmed today by Hock E. Tan, who had been the CEO of Avago previously.
2016 brought the acquisition of Brocade Communications for $5.9 billion, and then the acquisition of CA Technologies in 2018 for $18.9 billion USD. The flurry of M&A continued in 2019 as Symantec's enterprise security business was added to the mix for $10.7 billion in cash! Broadcom is build one of the world's leading infrastructure technology companies and SafeLogic is proud to be part of the products involved and the promising future ahead for the conglomerate!