Combination of Industry Leaders Will Offer Best-in-Class Technology and Products
MILPITAS, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that UTStarcom (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP access networking solutions and services, has signed a licensing agreement for the LSI Logic open architecture ZSP400 digital signal processor (DSP) core ( www.zsp.com/products/zsp400.html ). This relationship further broadens market adoption of the ZSP(R) architecture and underscores LSI Logic's position as the popular choice for designers of wireless solutions.
"The LSI Logic ZSP400 will power UTStarcom's next generation of wireless products, the current versions of which are enjoying widespread success in emerging telecommunications markets where finely balanced performance, power and cost are essential," said John Zhang, chief executive officer of ACD Division at UTStarcom. "UTStarcom selected LSI Logic's ZSP processor technology as the foundation for our next-generation wireless products based on that premise and the advantages of code-compatibility across its entire family of DSP cores. The strategic relationship with LSI Logic enables UTStarcom to extend its market leadership through rapid deployment of products with innovative features and functions at reduced costs."
"Asia is a rapidly growing market for mobile and portable products, and consequently there's a great need for proven and scalable DSP technology," said Tuan Dao, vice president of the LSI Logic DSP Products Division. "UTStarcom's selection of the ZSP DSP further validates the architecture's superiority in wireless applications. UTStarcom is enjoying tremendous success in the market primarily because of the company's visionary leadership and flawless execution. We're proud to be a part of UTStarcom-ACD winning team."
As with other ZSP core licensees, UTStarcom will benefit from the ZOpen(R) open architecture software framework. ZOpen provides integration guidelines with supporting utilities, compliant third-party algorithms, and a supporting methodology that simplifies and standardizes application development. In addition, the ZSP Solution Partners program is composed of the broadest third-party application and software portfolio in the licensable DSP market.
About the LSI Logic ZSP Family of DSP Cores
The LSI Logic ZSP DSP superscalar signal processing technology provides the highest-performance open architecture DSP cores available today. These licensable and fully synthesizable cores have proven themselves in ASICs and standard products alike. For more information regarding the ZSP product family visit the website at http://www.zsp.com.
About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) is a leading designer and manufacturer of communications, consumer and storage semiconductors for applications that access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. In addition, the company supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1621 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035. http://www.lsilogic.com .
About UTStarcom, Inc.
UTStarcom is a global leader in IP access networking solutions and international service and support. The company sells its wireline, wireless, optical and switching solutions to operators in both fast growth and established telecommunications markets around the world. UTStarcom enables its customers to rapidly deploy revenue-generating access services using their existing infrastructure, while providing a migration path to cost-efficient end-to-end IP networks. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Alameda, California, the company has research and design operations in New Jersey, China, and India. UTStarcom is a FORTUNE 1000 company.
For more information about UTStarcom, visit the company's Web site at www.utstar.com
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