Cicada Semiconductor / Microsemi Corporation
Cicada Semiconductor Inc. was a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital signal processors (DSPs) and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for the communications industry. The company offers local area network (LAN) ICs, wide area network (WAN) ICs, Internet access, and physical layer solutions. It offers transceivers and advanced system-on-chip solutions for gigabit Ethernet and T3/E3 and DSL transceivers and chipsets. Cicada Semiconductor, Inc. was acquired by Vitesse Semiconductor Corp in 2004.
Vitesse Semiconductor (Nasdaq: VTSS) was a fabless semiconductor company based in Camarillo, California, which developed high-performance Ethernet integrated circuits solutions for Carrier, Enterprise networks. Vitesse designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance semiconductors, application software, and integrated turnkey systems solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks worldwide. Vitesse products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Access and Industrial-IoT Networking. On April 28, 2015 Microsemi Corporation acquired Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation.