Once in a while, when the stars align just right, a smaller company gets the chance to swallow a larger rival. That’s what happened a few months ago when ARRIS Group, the Suwanee-based supplier of cable equipment including voice and data modems, bought a Google-owned business in a $2.35 billion deal. ARRIS purchased Motorola Mobility’s home business from Google, expanding its portfolio of products, as well as its customer base of cable and telephone companies around the globe.
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