Monday, January 30, 2006

TranSwitch Acquires Mysticom for Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Transceivers

TranSwitch has acquired Mysticom, a privately-held developer of high-performance, low-power, multi-Gigabit Ethernet transceivers for the communications industry. TranSwitch acquired the Israel-based company for approximately $5 million in stock.

Mysticom, a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops and markets 10 Gigabit Ethernet transceivers for a variety of applications, including data center, enterprise, server, storage and high-definition video. Mysticom's family of 10 Gigabit Ethernet transceivers delivers superior interconnect performance over a variety of cable media and is fully compliant with CX4, LX4, and XAUI standards. The patented designs of these products provide extremely low-power consumption in very small form factors. Mysticom also markets intellectual property (IP) cores for Fast Ethernet (10/100) and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) PHY applications.

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