BANGALORE, India Rambus Inc. plans to double its head count in India this year, to more than 100, and said it will continue to use Indian companies for outsourced logic design and verification, layout and other engineering tasks.
"We are well ahead of the market in, and will remain focused on, high-speed I/O in memory," said Rambus CEO Harold Hughes. He added that the company is looking to hire staff for mixed-signal and digital design and development in Bangalore.
A planned program of joint research with engineering institutes in India is also expected to begin this year.
Rambus (Los Altos, Calif.) has grown its team in India through the acquisition of the development center here from GDA Technologies Inc., said Samir Patel, vice president of engineering.