Inphi Opens UK Office To Speed 100 Gbit/s Interfaces
Inphi helps solve bandwidth, capacity and power issues faced by data centers and 40 Gbps/100 Gbps networks.
The Californian-headquartered firm produces products for the server and storage, networking and communications sectors and it is credited with devising the first DDR3-1600 Memory Interface Buffer.
Providing globally to over 200 manufacturers in memory modules, transponders and telecoms, its wide product range includes those based on a number of compound semiconductors including InP and GaAs.
The new R & D team based in Preston Deanery, Northants, aims to create a new class of high-speed interface device to be used in advanced analog circuit design in 100 Gbps networks. Director of Inphi United Kingdom, Mike Harwood has 20 years of experience in microelectronics design with HSZ Consulting and Texas Instruments. He hopes to aid innovation in signal integrity, power management, packaging and process technologies.
"I m excited to join Inphi at this stage of its business. They ve had a positive track record, strong growth for the last five years, and offer a best-in-class portfolio of products," said Harwood.
"The opening of Inphi UK demonstrates the company s commitment to becoming a global technology leader, investing in key talent and customers worldwide."
Young Sohn, President and CEO at Inphi stated "Establishing our UK center allows us to capitalize on the area s enormous cache of talent and knowledge. This move will form the next step in our worldwide growth and augments our leadership in innovative designs, dedication to excellence in product development, and commitment to advancing industry standards."