Marvell Appoints EVP of Sales & Marketing

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions, today appointed Thomas Lagatta as its Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. In this role, Mr. Lagatta will lead Marvell’s direct and channel sales, sales operations, marketing, and corporate communications. “Tom is a proven leader with great integrity, a track…

Merger Mania and the Future of the Semiconductor Landscape

If there’s an example of positive impacts of consolidation on a market, the past few years in the memory sector could well be that example. I have to admit, as a general rule, I’m leery of waves of M&A that push sectors toward oligopolies. Along this vein, I confess to having been concerned during the…

Electronics Companies Rank Higher for Conflict Minerals Compliance

Electronics companies scored higher than other industries in a ranking of 1,267 publicly-traded companies that filed a Conflict Mineral Disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for 2014. The top 100 ranking, conducted by Tulane University and sponsored by consulting firm Assent Compliance, were based on two key areas – compliance with the U.S.…

WPG Americas Adds Marvell Product Portfolio

San Jose, Calif. — WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings,Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today it has signed a new agreement with Marvell, an industry leader in storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions to distribute their complete line of products. Marvell’s expertise in microprocessor architecture and digital signal processing drives multiple platforms including…

Marvell Offers IoT Starter Kit

Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from storage to Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle” — today announced the new Marvell EZ-Connect™ MW302 IoT Starter Kit powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT, a new platform that makes it…

Marvell Expands IoT Offering

Santa Clara, Calif. — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle”— today announced an enhanced Marvell® EZ-Connect family of Wireless Microcontroller system-on-chips (SoC) that includes an expanded software offering and a…

Marvell Launches Smart Home Cloud Center

CES  – Las Vegas — Marvell has launched its Smart Home Cloud Center, touted as the first highly integrated and scalable smart home cloud solution for mobile internet and Internet of Things. The platform combines multiple Marvell products and technologies into one integrated solution for the smart home, allowing mobile devices to have full control of smart devices such as…

Marvell Claims First 802.11ac Wave-2 4×4 Processor

CES – Las Vegas — Marvell has claimed the industry’s first 802.11ac Wave-2 4×4 processor, the Marvell Avastar 88W8964, featuring 160 MHz bandwidth and multi-user, multiple input and multiple output (MU-MIMO) support. With built-in 802.11ac 160 MHz support, the new chip achieves 2.6 Gbps peak data rate making it suitable for high speed enterprise access points and…