- Integrated Device Technology
IDT (nasdaq|IDTI) was founded in
1980as a semiconductorvendor. Employing approximately 2500 people worldwide, headquartered in San Jose, Californiaand operating a fab in Hillsboro, Oregon, the company both designs and fabricates semiconductor components. IDT operates in two business segments: Communications and High-Performance Logic and Static Random Access Memories (SRAMs). The Communications and High-Performance Logic segment includes FIFOs and multi-ports. The SRAMs segment consists of high-speed SRAMs.
Historically IDT manufactured MIPS processors developed by QED and also for a while its own
x86processor designed by its Centaur Technologysubsidiary called the IDT WinChip. On September, 1999 IDT sold Centaur Technology x86 microprocessor design subsidiary to VIA Technologies.
On April, 1999 IDT acquired Quality Semiconductor (QSI) a supplier of clock management and bus switch logic.
On May, 2004, IDT acquired
On Jun, 2005 IDT acquired
Integrated Circuit Systems(ICS) for about $1.5 billion in cash and stock.
On October, 2005 IDT acquired
Freescale Semiconductor's timing solutions business for $35 million.
In July, 2006 IDT acquired the PC Audio division of Austin-based company
SigmaTelfor $80 million.
One current speciality of the company are devices for network processing, in particular packet inspection products for firewalls. In October
2002IDT acquired Solidum Systems, a maker of network search element devices [http://www.electronicstalk.com/news/idt/idt123.html] .
Another high-profile product is IDT's implementation of the Advanced Memory Buffer (AMB), an integral part of the
Fully Buffered DIMMmemory architecture.
Company shares are publicly traded under the
Nasdaqsymbol IDTI and value the company at approximately 1 billion dollars [http://finance.yahoo.com/q/ks?s=IDTI] at the beginning of 2005.
According to the "
Silicon Valley Business Journal", Integrated Device Technology threatened the State of California that the company would move out-of-state if a ballot was passed on a measure called " Proposition 211" which was designed to introduce extra corporate oversight prior to the scandals of the late 1990s and early 21st century1. The proposition was subsequently defeated by 25.6% to 74.4%2.
# [http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/1996/08/26/story4.html `Frivolous' lawsuit initiative draws fire] , Lorna Fernandes, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal,
23 August 1996, retrieved 3 January 2005from http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/1996/08/26/story4.html
# [http://vote96.ss.ca.gov/Vote96/html/vote/prop/page.961218083528.html 1996 General Election Returns for Ballot Propositions] , [http://vote96.ss.ca.gov/ California Secretary of State Website for 1996 general election] retrieved
3 January 2005from http://vote96.ss.ca.gov/Vote96/html/vote/prop/page.961218083528.html
* [http://www.idt.com Official site]
* [http://www.chipdb.org/cat-idt-261.htm chipdb.org ] Pictures of IDT microprocessors
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