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PMC-Sierra Acquires the Server Storage 12 Gb/s Expander Product Line from Maxim

Dec 6, 2011
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PMC-Sierra, Inc., or PMC, the semiconductor innovator transforming storage, optical and mobile networks today announced the Company has acquired Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.'s 12 Gb/s SAS expander technology. PMC expects the acquisition will strengthen its SAS design footprint with leading server OEMs.

Combined with PMC's 12 Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip (RoC) products, Maxim's expander technology enables PMC to offer end-to-end 12 Gb/s SAS solutions tailored for server platforms. Continued support for Maxim's industry-leading server expander firmware will preserve OEM investment as they transition from 6 Gb/s SAS to 12 Gb/s SAS.

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