Analog Bits IP Now Shipping in Microsemi's SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs

IP products dramatically reduce power and area

Feb 05, 2013, 04:00 ET from Analog Bits

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Analog Bits, the leading supplier of clocking and interconnect IP (Intellectual Property), disclosed an important design win today with Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance. Microsemi is now shipping its line of SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs with Analog Bits' highly differentiated Multi-Gigabit Serdes IP products.  SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs are designed for applications requiring low power, robust security and high reliability.  The Analog Bits Serdes IP provides support for SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs in applications requiring PCI Express Gen1/Gen2, 1G/10G Ethernet, JESD204b and many other popular high-speed serial interfaces.

"We are pleased to have Microsemi join our growing list of Tier 1 customers," declared Mahesh Tirupattur, Executive Vice President, Analog Bits.  "The company's SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs offer a breakthrough solution for industrial, military, aviation, communications and medical applications.  We are honored that our unique Serdes IP products were selected to increase Microsemi's product differentiation while reducing silicon power."

Paul Ekas, Vice President of Marketing at Microsemi, commented: "Working with Analog Bits has been a great experience for us. Among multiple vendors of transceivers, their solution offered the smallest size and lowest power at 5.0Gbps, and their focus on quality helped enable our first time silicon success for SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs."

For two decades Analog Bits has been helping industry leading customers increase the differentiation of their products while benefiting from the use of IP. Whether the need is for Serdes, TCAMs or memory interfaces, Analog Bits continues to lead the industry with their "first time working silicon" IP products.

To learn more about Analog Bits' broad range of low-power, mixed signal IP products, including our differentiating Serdes IP products, visit or email us at:

About Analog Bits:  Founded in 1995, Analog Bits, Inc. is the leading supplier of clocking and interconnect IP for easy and reliable integration into modern digital chips.  Our products include precision clocking macros such as PLLs & DLLs, programmable interconnect solutions such as multi-protocol SERDES/PMA and programmable I/Os as well as specialized memories such as high-speed SRAMs and TCAMs.  With billions of uses of IP fabricated in customer silicon from 0.35-micron to 20-nm processes, Analog Bits is the premier analog IP supplier with an outstanding heritage of "first time working silicon" at merchant foundries and IDMs.     


Mahesh Tirupattur

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