Belden Acquires Trapeze: Who's Next?
Belden has just announced that it is acquiring Trapeze Networks for $133 million, approximately twice its 2007 revenue of $57 million. Now, all three 2002 startups that offered the first centralized WLAN architecture (Trapeze, Airespace, and Aruba Networks) have been acquired or gone public. What’s causing this market consolidation? And, will it continue?