SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2016 – Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI), a leading provider of high-speed, mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and computing markets, today announced it has completed the previously announced sale of its memory product business to Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) on Aug. 4, 2016 for $90 million in cash inclusive of a 12.5 percent escrow.
“We are pleased to have completed this strategic sale of our memory products to Rambus,” said Ford Tamer, president and CEO. “Our memory business is now well-positioned for Skylake, so by monetizing that business we are in a position to focus on and increase our investments in the fast growing communications markets we serve.”
Inphi Corporation is a leading provider of high-speed, mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and computing markets. Inphi’s end-to-end data transport platform delivers high signal integrity at leading-edge data speeds, addressing performance and bandwidth bottlenecks in networks for long haul, metro and inter data center applications. Inphi’s solutions minimize latency in computing environments and enable the rollout of next-generation communications infrastructure. Inphi’s solutions provide a vital interface between analog signals and digital information in high-performance systems, such as telecommunications transport systems, enterprise networking equipment, enterprise and data center servers. To learn more about Inphi, visit www.inphi.com.
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