RAD Group

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The RAD Group is composed of independent companies that develop, manufacture and market solutions for diverse segments of the networking and telecommunications industry.wikipedia
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Zohar Zisapel

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The RAD Group was founded by brothers Yehuda (born 1942) and Zohar (born 1949) Zisapel, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The RAD Group of companies he co-founded with his brother, Yehuda, has been called "the world's most successful incubator" of telecom-related start-ups by Business 2.0 magazine.

RAD Data Communications

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They started a new company in a corner of the Bynet offices and gave it the name RAD Data Communications, RAD being the acronym of Research And Development.
RAD is a member of the $1.3 billion RAD Group of companies.

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

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Both brothers studied electrical engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Radware

Radware Ltd.
Radware is a member of the Rad Group of companies and its shares are traded on NASDAQ.

Madge Networks

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In 1991 LANNET had an initial public offering on NASDAQ, but in 1995, as their market was consolidating, it was decided to merge with Madge Networks, in a deal valuing LANNET at $300 million USD.
In 1995 Madge Networks and Lannet Data Communications (of the RAD Group of companies), an Israel-based networking specialist with a focus on LAN switches for Ethernet-based networks, agreed to merge operations in a stock swap valued at some $300 million.

Marvell Software Solutions Israel

RADLAN
RND was also the product of a spin-off, from the Zisapel brothers' RAD Group.

Silicon Wadi

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According to research conducted by Prof. Shmuel Ellis, Chair of the Management Department at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Management, together with Prof. Israel Drori of the School of Business Administration at the College of Management and Prof. Zur Shapira, Chair of the Management and Organizations Department at New York University, the RAD Group, founded in 1981 by brothers Yehuda and Zohar Zisapel, has been "the most fertile ground" for creating Israeli entrepreneurs, having produced 56 "serial entrepreneurs" who established more than one start-up each.

OCZ

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In 2012 OCZ acquired SANRAD Inc., a privately held provider of flash caching and virtualization software and hardware from the RAD Group; SANRAD became the OCZ Israel office.

Computer network

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The RAD Group is composed of independent companies that develop, manufacture and market solutions for diverse segments of the networking and telecommunications industry. Yehuda started his career in the 1960s working for Motorola Israel but in 1973 decided to start his own business importing and distributing computer networking equipment, a company called Bitcom.

Telecommunication

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The RAD Group is composed of independent companies that develop, manufacture and market solutions for diverse segments of the networking and telecommunications industry.

Holding company

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Each company operates independently, without a holding company, but is guided by the group founders under a collective strategic umbrella.

Technology

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Companies share technology, engage in joint marketing activities and benefit from a common management structure.

Marketing

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Companies share technology, engage in joint marketing activities and benefit from a common management structure.

Management

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Companies share technology, engage in joint marketing activities and benefit from a common management structure.

Tel Aviv

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The RAD Group was founded by brothers Yehuda (born 1942) and Zohar (born 1949) Zisapel, in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Israel

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The RAD Group was founded by brothers Yehuda (born 1942) and Zohar (born 1949) Zisapel, in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Electrical engineering

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Both brothers studied electrical engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Motorola

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Yehuda started his career in the 1960s working for Motorola Israel but in 1973 decided to start his own business importing and distributing computer networking equipment, a company called Bitcom.

Vanguard Managed Solutions

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The company's main business was distributing Codex Corporation products, and the company soon became a market leader in Israel.

Acronym

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They started a new company in a corner of the Bynet offices and gave it the name RAD Data Communications, RAD being the acronym of Research And Development.

Modem

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RAD's first successful product was a miniature (by 1980s standards) computer modem.

Ethernet

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In 1985, RAD provided initial funding and support to entrepreneur Benny Hanigal to start LANNET Data Communications, which developed a pioneering Ethernet switch, one of the first to offer Ethernet switching over simple twisted pair telephone cables rather than expensive coaxial cables.

Twisted pair

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In 1985, RAD provided initial funding and support to entrepreneur Benny Hanigal to start LANNET Data Communications, which developed a pioneering Ethernet switch, one of the first to offer Ethernet switching over simple twisted pair telephone cables rather than expensive coaxial cables.

Coaxial cable

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In 1985, RAD provided initial funding and support to entrepreneur Benny Hanigal to start LANNET Data Communications, which developed a pioneering Ethernet switch, one of the first to offer Ethernet switching over simple twisted pair telephone cables rather than expensive coaxial cables.

Initial public offering

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In 1991 LANNET had an initial public offering on NASDAQ, but in 1995, as their market was consolidating, it was decided to merge with Madge Networks, in a deal valuing LANNET at $300 million USD.