Late last week, in a letter to stockholders, customers, employees and friends, Tellabs chair Michael J. Birck announced he will retire from the company after next spring’s annual meeting due to a recent diagnosis of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML), a treatable but incurable disease for which he is in therapy…Vahid Manian is the new senior vice president/Global Operations at Entropic Communications, in charge of the company’s worldwide technical and supply management operations. He previously ran all operations activity at Telegent Systems, a supplier of silicon solutions for mobile-TV applications, later acquired by Spreadtrum Communication…Todd F. Brown, PMP, has joined yap.TV as chief revenue officer and executive vice president/Business Development. Brown recently was vice president at NBC Universal, Comcast.

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Cisco to Buy Sedona Networks

Cisco announced its intent to acquire startup Sedona Networks Tuesday. In a company blog, Cisco’s vp, networking for the Mass-Scale Infrastructure Group Kevin Wollenweber highlighted Sedona’s NetFusion product as a primary reason for the deal.

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