Strong engineering talent increases design capacity to better serve growing customer base
BANGALORE, INDIA - March 17, 2005 - Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world's premier technology licensing companies specializing in high-speed chip interfaces, today announced the opening of its new design center located in Bangalore to better serve its growing customer base in Asia and strengthen its global presence. Rambus plans to hire 50 employees at the Bangalore facility by year's end to work on repeatable cells and cores designed for multiple process technologies. Geoff Tate, Chairman of the Rambus Board, will preside over official inaugural proceedings today at 10:30am at the Rambus Bangalore office.
"To help our customers meet the increasing demands of the global marketplace, we are expanding our business to be more accessible on a global scale," said Geoff Tate, Chairman of the Rambus Board. "The wealth of engineering talent in the Bangalore region convinced us that this is the right location to establish a presence in India and will help get our foundry-based interface designs to more customers to solve their challenging problems in a cost-efficient manner."
The Rambus engineering teams in Bangalore will focus primarily on the development of additional PHYs and cores based on Rambus's industry-leading technologies, including work in the areas of industry-standard designs such as PCI Express*, Fibre Channel, Serial ATA and DDR2 memory controller designs.
In 2004, Rambus opened a design center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina when it acquired serial link assets from Velio Communications Inc. Rambus also has regional offices in Tokyo, Japan and Taipei, Taiwan. The new Rambus Bangalore office is located at 30, Prathiba Complex, 4th B Cross, 5th Block, Industrial Area, Koramangala, Bangalore. About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is one of the world's premier technology licensing companies specializing in the invention and design of high-speed chip interfaces. Since its founding in 1990, the company's innovations, breakthrough technologies and integration expertise have helped industry-leading chip and system companies solve their most challenging and complex I/O problems and bring their products to market. Rambus's interface solutions can be found in numerous computing, consumer, and communications products and applications. Rambus is headquartered in Los Altos, California, with regional offices in Bangalore, India, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Taipei, Taiwan and Tokyo, Japan. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com
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