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Sony mulls purchase of Renesas chip plant, report says

The company is interested in acquiring Renesas' LSI chip production facility and converting it to a CMOS sensor facility.

By December 4, 2013


LSI to acquire SandForce for $322 million

Deal for flash storage processor provider gives LSI an expanded position in the market for solid-state drives made with NAND flash memory chips.

By October 26, 2011


HP, IBRIX, LSI, ONStor and scale-out NAS

The storage acquisition cauldron bubbles. Both HP and LSI/Engenio buy relatively small scale-out NAS file system players. Is there a connection? Is this an emerging trend?

By July 27, 2009


LSI names new chief technology officer

The chipmaker pinches Robert Payne from Philips Semiconductors to fill the position.

By May 1, 2006


LSI Logic may spin off storage group

The company plans to separate its storage systems unit from its mainstream semiconductor business and is considering an IPO for the new company.

By November 13, 2003


LSI Logic speeds its ARM

By September 3, 2003


Nano memory gets big chip backer

Major semiconductor maker signs deal to use nanotube-based memory technology from Nantero, just weeks after LSI Logic licensed it.

By July 1, 2004


LSI to buy Big Blue unit

The chipmaker says it is acquiring IBM's Mylex unit as a way to expand its presence in the storage systems market.

July 2, 2002


Storage duo aims to speed up disk drives

LSI Logic and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies are joining forces to work on creating better serial-attached SCSI connections, which should rev up data transfer speeds for disk drives.

March 27, 2003


LSI completes buy of RAID unit

LSI Logic on Tuesday completed its acquisition of the RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) unit from American Megatrends. LSI, a custom chipmaker, paid $221 million in cash for the unit, representative Kevin Brett said. As part of the deal, Milpitas, Calif.-based LSI gets AMI's MegaRAID software intellectual property and host bus adapter products. These boards support Fibre Channel, SCSI and other storage input/output standards. LSI Logic also acquired more than 200 RAID employees, including 120 hardware and software engineers based in Norcross, Ga.; Fremont, Calif., and other locations. The deal was first announced in late May.

By September 4, 2001