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Following the successful completion of the acquisition by Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), of Microsemi Inc., Microsemi now offers the industry’s largest and most complete timing product portfolio. From the core of the network to the edge, Microsemi now delivers the source, synchronisation and distribution of end-to-end timing solutions.

Microsemi strengthens its product offering with an industry-leading precise timekeeping portfolio that allows it to address a broader range of opportunities in communications, aerospace, defence and industrial markets.  Microsemi also adds a highly skilled scientific, engineering and technical support organisation committed to providing innovative products and superior customer service.

Microsemi and Microsemi share many customers in common.  For those of you who may not be familiar with Microsemi, it is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance.  In the communications segment, Microsemi offers an industry-leading timing and network synchronisation solutions portfolio for packet networks (SyncE and IEEE 1588) and optical transport network systems.  The company’s timing line-up includes digital phase locked loop solutions to drive networks clocks, as well as analogue and mixed-signal timing integrated circuits (ICs) to meet performance requirements for up to 100G interfaces.  Clock management solutions include clock generators and synthesisers, clock fanout buffers and rate conversion jitter attenuators.  Additional communications products include SoCs and FPGAs, world-class line circuits and voice/TDM solutions, leading-edge Power-over-Ethernet ICs and systems, comprehensive WLAN front-end module offerings, and the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of RF, microwave and millimetre wave products.

With the acquisition of Microsemi, Microsemi adds precision timekeeping technologies, atomic clocks including CSACs and hydrogen masers, timescale systems, GPS instrumentation, PackeTime IEEE 1588 Grand Master servers, Standards-based clients and time servers, and performance measurement tools.

Moving forward, Microsemi will focus on leveraging product and technology synergies to develop roadmaps that will allow it to provide new solutions.  Chronos will keep you updated with all developments.