Profile: Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL.O)
15 Dec 2017
Marvell Technology Group Ltd., incorporated on January 11, 1995, is a semiconductor provider of application-specific standard products. The Company is engaged in the design, development and sale of integrated circuits. The Company develops System-on-a-Chip (SoC) devices. It also develops integrated hardware platforms along with software that incorporates digital computing technologies designed and configured to provide an optimized computing solution. Its product portfolio includes devices for storage, networking and connectivity. In storage, it is engaged in data storage controller solutions spanning consumer, mobile, desktop and enterprise markets. Its storage solutions enable customers to engineer products for hard disk drives and solid state drives. Its networking products address end markets in cloud, enterprise, small and medium business and service provider networks. Its connectivity products address end markets in consumer, enterprise, desktop, service provider networks and automotive. Its storage, networking and connectivity products power networks and data centers around the world.
The Company's offerings under storage sector include hard disk drive (HDD) controllers, solid-state drive controllers, HDD components and enterprise storage solutions. Its HDD controllers provide input/output (I/O) interface control between HDD and the host system. The Company supports a range of host system interfaces, including serial advanced technology attachment (SATA), statistical analysis system (SAS), peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) and universal serial bus (USB), which supports a range of enterprise, desktop and mobile HDDs. The Company supplies products to various hard drive manufacturers.
The Company's solid-state drive (SSD) controller SoCs are targeted at the market for flash-based storage systems, for the cloud, enterprise, consumer and mobile computing markets. It supports a range of host system interfaces, including PCIe, SATA, SAS and non-volatile memory express (NVMe). The Company is engaged in the HDD preamps business. It develops software-enabled silicon solutions for enterprise, data centers and cloud computing businesses. Its solutions include SATA port multipliers, bridges, SATA, SAS and NVMe redundant array of independent disks controllers, and converged storage processors.
The Company's offerings under networking sector include Ethernet solutions and embedded communication processors. Its Ethernet products include a selection of Ethernet Switches with market optimized features, such as tunneling and routing, high throughput forwarding and packet processing that make networks at delivering content. Its Ethernet switch product portfolio ranges from low-power, five-port switches to highly integrated, multi-terabit Ethernet SoC devices that can be interconnected to form massive network solutions. It also includes a selection of Ethernet physical-layer transceivers for both fiber and copper interconnect with advanced power management, link security and time synchronization features that complement its Ethernet switch and embedded communication processors.
The Company includes a family of single-chip network interface devices offered in ultra-small form factor with low-power consumption and targeted for client-server network interface cards. The Company provides a combination of I/O peripherals, including Ethernet, SATA, SAS, PCIe and USB and are suited for a range of end-customer networking applications, such as home gateways, networked storage, control plane applications, routers, switches and wireless access points and base stations.
The Company offers a portfolio of connectivity solutions, including wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth integrated SOCs. These products are integrated into a range of end devices, such as enterprise access points, home gateways, multimedia devices, gaming, printers, automotive infotainment and telematics units, and smart industrial devices. Its connectivity product portfolio includes a single stream 1x1, as well as multi-stream 2x2 and 4x4 multiple input multiple output devices. It delivers both the radio control and processing, as well as the radio frequency (RF) components for a complete customer solution.
The Company's other products include printing solutions and custom application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), and communications and application processors. Its printer SoC products power various laser and ink printers and multi-function peripherals. These SoCs include a family of printer-specific standard products, as well as full-custom application-specific integrated circuits. Its line of application processors is targeted for non-mobile applications and deliver performance for embedded and Internet of Things solutions.
The Company competes with Broadcom Limited, Cavium, Inc., MediaTek, Inc., QUALCOMM, Inc., Quantenna Communications Inc. and Silicon Motion Technology Corporation.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd
Canon's Court, 22 Victoria Stree
HAMILTON HM 12
Company Web Links
- European shares gain, led by retailers, financials; FTSE lags
- Marvell forecasts strong fourth quarter on connectivity chip demand
- UPDATE 2-Marvell forecasts strong fourth quarter on connectivity chip demand
- BRIEF-Marvell Technology Group Reports Q3 GAAP Earnings Per Share $0.30 From Continuing Operations
- Chipmaker Marvell's revenue dips 1.2 pct in third quarter