LSI Corporation

LSI Corporation - LSI Logic until 2007 called LSI and short - is a semiconductor manufacturers from the United States of America. The company's headquarters is located in Milpitas, California. In 2005, the company employed about 4,300 people worldwide.

History

The company was founded in 1981 by Wilfred Corrigan.

In 1998, the company acquired LSI Logic Symbios Logic from Hyundai.

On 2 July 2002 announced the chip maker LSI Logic Corporation that it has approved the acquisition of the Mylex division of the computer manufacturer IBM Corporation and the subsequent cash transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of the same year. The Californian specialist for RAID systems Mylex Corporation, in turn, has already taken over in 1996, the business of the company Buslogic Inc. which SCSI host adapters manufactured.

2007 created by merger of LSI Logic and Agere Systems, the former semiconductor division of Lucent Technologies, the new company LSI.

In December 2013, the U.S. rival Avago Technologies took over the company.

Products

Among the products of the LSI Corporation include host bus adapter ( HBA) for various interfaces of storage systems, such as SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel or SCSI. The company also continues the networking products of the acquired company Agere.

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