MANHASSET, NY -- M/A-COM Technology Solutions has acquired privately-held Optomai, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company that develops integrated circuits and modules for 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s fiber optic networks.
Optomai's product portfolio and expertise in GaAs and InP circuit design complements M/A-COM Tech's existing CATV/broadcast and point-to-point/infrastructure businesses, and accelerates its penetration of the rapidly growing optical communications market, according to M/A COM.
"With user demand for data driving exponential bandwidth growth, it is paramount that our telecom and datacom customers achieve high performance with cost per bit efficiency," said Chuck Bland, Chief Executive Officer, M/A-COM Tech, in a statement.
Optomai brings to M/A-COM Tech an undisclosed amount of business and engineering professionals "with a proven track record in the optical communications industry," according to the company.
Optomai's product portfolio includes 40G and 100G modulator drivers and transimpedance amplifiers for both line side and client side applications.
"M/A-COM Tech offers the quality brand and reputation of a top tier IC solutions provider, and the sales channel and operational scale to make Optomai products pervasive in the marketplace," said Vivek Rajgarhia, CEO of Optomai and now serving as General Manager of M/A-COM Tech"s Optoelectronics business unit, in the statement.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions provides semiconductors, active and passive components, and subassemblies for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter-wave applications. Optomai provides optoelectronic ICs such as laser modulator drivers and transimpedance amplifiers.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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