AppliedMicro Adopting TSMC 7nm FinFET Process Technology
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AppliedMicro Adopting TSMC 7nm FinFET Process Technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC), a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions, today announced that it has adopted 7nm process technology from TSMC, the world’s leading foundry, to enable AppliedMicro’s innovative silicon products for cloud computing and networking applications. 

“We are excited to extend our relationship with TSMC to ultimately bring cutting-edge technology to the cloud computing market,” said Paramesh Gopi, President and CEO of AppliedMicro. “We will work closely with TSMC to ensure our flagship silicon products benefit from their manufacturing excellence that is renowned throughout the industry. Together we will introduce technology to revolutionize the rapidly growing data-center market to deliver an unprecedented bundle of compute and connectivity performance, energy efficiency and bandwidth utilization at a low total cost of ownership.”

“We are pleased to be a part of AppliedMicro’s success,” said Dr. B.J. Woo, TSMC Vice President of Business Development. “TSMC’s advanced 7nm technology will empower AppliedMicro to deliver the critical performance needed in computing and connectivity applications.”

Recently introduced innovations from AppliedMicro include X-Gene® 3 at ARM TechCon in November 2015, and single lambda, mixed signal 100G X-Weave® PAM4 at the Optical Fiber Communications Conference in March 2016.  Both product functions were validated  with TSMC 16FF+ shuttle and are expected to sample to customers by early 2017.

About AppliedMicro
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) is a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data centers. AppliedMicro delivers silicon solutions that dramatically lower total cost of ownership. Corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California.

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