LSI Corporation is a leading semiconductor and software supplier based in Milpitas, Calif., with major products including: RAID controllers, SSD control Devices, ReadChannel, Preamp, Axxia network processors and custom ASICs provide many leading solutions for accelerating data storage center and mobile network performance.
LSI's tradition of innovation is rich and far-reaching, and its advanced technology defines the way people work and live. LSI has designed a number of industry-first developments, including the world's first digital signal processor, SAS chip and mobile content server. As the amount of data on the global network increases, so does the need for sharing and interoperability. In-depth and long-term participation in key industry standards and specifications is key to LSI's success in the target market.
LSI acquired SandForce Inc. in Milpitas, CA in October 2011, a manufacturer of processors for solid-state drives (SSD processors). The LSI Corp. acquired Tarari Inc. (San Diego, CA, USA) in September 2007. Tarari develops "Content Processors" (ASICs and SW), which are used to inspect data transmission packages.
In August 2007, Infineon acquired the Mobility Products Group (MPG) from LSI Corp. accepted. The MPG designs ICs and software for cellular telephone handsets and complete chip-level solutions for satellite digital audio radio applications.
LSI Logic and Agere Systems (formerly Lucent, previously AT&T) decided in December 2006 to merge to form the new company LSI Corporation. The merger was completed on April 2, 2007.
LSI Logic acquired Velio Communications and CrossLayer Networks in April 2004.
In March 2001 LSI Logic took over the company C-Cube Microsystems (IC for digital image processing, MPEG1, MPEG2 decoder and encoder).
LSI Logic bought Symbios Logic (SCSI host adapter chipsets) from Hyundai Electronics in August 1999.
LSI Logic acquired SEEQ Technology in June 1999.
In December 2013, Avago will acquire LSI for $ 6.6 billion, which will become a new part of the enterprise storage market. Avago executives say they hope to complete the acquisition by the second quarter of 2014
LSI is product portfolio consists of RAID controllers, SSD control Devices, ReadChannel, Preamp, Axxia network processors and custom ASICs.