by Chris Rommel, April 2018
Intel to Sell Wind River
Intel announced its intent to sell Wind River to TPG, the private investment firm that also bought a majority stake in McAfee from Intel last year. The news comes nearly ten years after Intel shook the embedded ecosystem with news of the $884M acquisition. Ultimately, the acquisition never delivered Intel the differentiating synergy for which it had hoped. This VDC View explores the lessons learned, impacts and opportunities emerging from this once massive merger.