Gennum Corporation – Active Components
Gennum Corporation designs innovative semiconductor solutions and intellectual property (IP) cores to serve the rising global demand for high-speed data transmission products in the broadcast, networking, storage and telecommunications markets.
Gennum offers proven optical, analog and mixed-signal solutions with uncompromising signal integrity to support standards such as high-definition (HD) video, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand?, Ethernet, SONET and PCI Express?. The company is headquartered in Burlington, Canada, and has global design, research and development and sales offices in Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, United States, Taiwan, India and the United Kingdom.
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and Gennum Corporation jointly announced on Tue Mar 20, 2012 the successful completion of Semtech’s acquisition of Gennum Corporation. Semtech’s agreement to acquire Gennum was announced previously on January 23, 2012.