ADI, Arrow, channel realignment

Will ADI & Arrow Deal Prompt More Channel Realignment?

Analog Devices Inc.’s realignment of its channel strategy has implications beyond the companies directly involved — ADI and acquisition Linear Technology; and distributors Arrow Electronics Inc. and Avnet Inc. ADI’s move could prompt other semiconductor companies to reconsider their distribution options. A distributor’s supplier roster works a bit like a sports team. If the five-time Super…

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…

MACOM to Acquire AppliedMicro

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) (“AppliedMicro”), a global leader in Connectivity and Computing solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and Data Centers, for approximately…

Future Electronics, NXP Expand Distribution Agreement

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components is pleased to announce its expanded engagement with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI).  As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. This expanded worldwide distribution…

GSA Releases 2017 IC Foundry Almanac

With IC foundry capacity playing a greater role in the health, wealth and well-being of the semiconductor business model, industry managers and the investment community must stay on top of trends and global market conditions in this expanding segment of contract manufacturing. To help put essential foundry information at the fingertips of those who need…