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Posted: April 29, 2009
Open Silicon Achieves 40 Million Units Shipped Milestone
(Nanowerk News) Open-Silicon, Inc., the leading open market semiconductor manufacturer and provider of spec-to-silicon ASIC design services, today announced that the Company has achieved a milestone by shipping more than 40 million units. This accomplishment was achieved in only the company's sixth year of business, and fourth year of production shipments. Customers include Fortune 500 companies within the telecommunications, consumer, storage, and computing markets.
"Our ability to earn this high-volume business in high-growth applications is indicative of the success of our flexible ASIC model and our attention to quality," said Dr. Shafy Eltoukhy, vice president of manufacturing operations. "By bringing together the highest level of customer service and support with MAX technologies and the OpenModel(TM), we develop the best possible silicon at any complexity level on time and cost effectively."
The 40 million units represent a range of designs up to 30M gates with complex cores and multiple processors produced on processes from 0.25Ám to 65nm from four different foundries. World foundry leader, TSMC, has produced the largest percentage of chips for Open-Silicon customers.
Open-Silicon, Inc. is a fabless ASIC company that was founded to set new standards for the predictability and reliability of ASICs and enable customers to differentiate their products through affordable custom silicon. Open-Silicon provides leading edge ASIC design, open market IP integration, and high quality silicon manufacturing services to customers worldwide. Through the "Science of ASICs" initiative Open-Silicon continues to introduce technology advantages that help customers increase their market success.