Vitesse Completes Acquisition of Cicada Semiconductor

February 04, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo, CA), a designer and manufacturer of silicon solutions used in networking, communications and storage industries, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cicada Semiconductor Corp. for approximately $65.5 million in cash.

Cicada Semiconductor is a supplier of DSP-based integrated circuit (IC) solutions to developers of high-speed communications systems used in local area networks (LANs). Cicada's LAN IC products include transceivers and advanced System-on-Chip solutions for gigabit Ethernet networks and backplanes.