Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has implemented significant FPGA design infrastructure support with the opening of three new technical support design centers, and by training and certifying more than 200 distributor partner field application engineers (FAEs) worldwide. In addition, the company is providing one of the most comprehensive and effective hands-on customer seminar training programs globally.
Microsemi's award-winning SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA and IGLOO2 FPGA product lines provide the lowest power consumption, best-in-class security technology and highest reliability in their class of products. Offering an extensive array of mainstream features, these families are superior FPGA-based application solutions for system architects, FPGA designers and system designers that allow them to considerably differentiate their products from the competition and gain significant market advantage. The comprehensive features offered from Microsemi FPGAs enable a broader range of mainstream applications to leverage these benefits while realizing the lowest cost of ownership relative to other FPGAs with similar capabilities.
"Since the introduction of Microsemi's SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA in 2012, and subsequent introduction of IGLOO2 FPGA in 2013, we have made a concentrated effort to collaborate with our worldwide channel partners to create the world's foremost technical support team," said Paul Pickle, president and chief operating officer at Microsemi. "We are very pleased with the result and customer feedback that we have been seeing on a worldwide basis, with design activity up more than threefold year over year, which validates our overall demand creation and support strategy."
About SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs
SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs integrate inherently reliable flash-based FPGA fabric, a 166 megahertz (MHz) ARM Cortex-M3 processor, advanced security processing accelerators, DSP blocks, SRAM, eNVM and industry-required high performance communication interfaces, all on a single chip. Microsemi's SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs are designed to address fundamental requirements for advanced security, high reliability and low power in critical communications, industrial, defense, aviation and medical applications.
About IGLOO2 FPGAs
Microsemi's IGLOO2 FPGAs continue the company's focus on addressing the needs of today's cost-optimized FPGA markets by providing a LUT based fabric, 5G transceivers, high speed GPIO, block RAM, a high-performance memory subsystem, and DSP blocks in a differentiated, cost and power optimized architecture. This next generation IGLOO2 architecture offers up to five times more logic density and three times more fabric performance than its predecessors and combines a non-volatile flash based fabric with the highest number of general purpose I/Os, 5G SERDES interfaces and PCI Express end points when compared to other products in its class. IGLOO2 FPGAs offer best-in-class feature integration coupled with the lowest power, highest reliability and most advanced security in the industry.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,400 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.
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