Billions of devices, connecting billions of people and things worldwide. It’s clear that how we communicate has changed dramatically. Mobile devices are everywhere. And it’s no secret that mobile and wired network infrastructures have to adapt and evolve to keep up.

IBM semiconductor technologies are playing a major role in enabling smarter communications, offering application-optimized solutions for hardware spanning the communications infrastructure: in the cloud, the network and in M2M endpoints and mobile devices.

As the leading supplier of ASICs for wired communications, IBM custom logic offerings are designed to deliver performance and power-efficiency in sophisticated semiconductor chips and SoCs for network and data center hardware, from routers, switches and radio access network equipment to network storage solutions. Backed by expert support, robust design methodology and flexible engagement models, IBM custom logic solutions include:

Mobile takes center stage in any conversation about communications today. IBM is a major supplier of foundry technologies for WLAN applications and a marketplace leader in the SiGe technology that chip suppliers are deploying in customers solutions to relieve network bottlenecks.

The IBM specialty foundry portfolio draws on more than 25 years of expertise to offer unique, cost-efficient technologies for the wireless infrastructure, mobile devices and M2M endpoints. IBM foundry technologies are enhanced by comprehensive design enablement and end-to-end support, and include:

Solutions from third party suppliers complement IBM offerings. Take advantage of low-power digital technologies, vertically optimized design platforms, collaborative Linux development for mobile applications and other design enablement, EDA and intellectual property offerings available through the extended IBM ecosystem.

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