|Traded as||NASDAQ: MRVL|
|Headquarters||Santa Clara, Calif., USA|
|Key people||Sehat Sutardja, Co-founder and CEO
Weili Dai, Co-founder, and VP and GM of Communications and Consumer Business
Pantas Sutardja, Co-founder and CTO
|Revenue||$3.17 billion USD (FY2013)|
Marvell is a producer of storage, communications and consumer semiconductor products. The company was founded in 1995 and has approximately 7,500 employees. Marvell's U.S. operating headquarters is located in Santa Clara, California, and the company operates design centers in places including Canada, Europe, Israel, India, Singapore and China. Marvell is a fabless semiconductor company and ships more than one billion chips per year. Its market segments include high volume storage, mobile and wireless, networking, consumer, digital entertainment and SmartTVs, and green products.
- Marvell Feroceon is an implementation of the ARMv5 instrcution set; The CPUs are embedded into various Marvell SoCs.
- Marvell ?
- Marvell Orion: Marvell
MV88 F5 18x/
MV88 F5 28x: in the Netgear WNR854T
- Marvell Kirkwood: Marvell
MV88 F6 1xx/
MV88 F6 2xx: diverse *Plug-devices, e.g. Sheeva Plug, Guru Plug, Seagate Dockstar, and many others
- Marvell ARMADA XP/300:
- Marvell ARMADA 100/500/600/1500:
On June 27, 2006, the sale of Intel's XScale assets was announced. Intel agreed to sell the XScale business to Marvell for an estimated USD 600 million in cash and the assumption of unspecified liabilities. The acquisition was completed on November 9, 2006.
In 2012, Marvell was named one of Thomson Reuters top 100 global innovators.
The company’s board of directors includes: Dr. Sehat Sutardja, Co-founder and CEO; Dr. Pantas Sutardja, Co-founder and CTO; Dr. Juergen Gromer, Director: Dr. John G. Kassakian, Director; Arturo Krueger, Director; and Dr. Randhir Thakur, Director.
Through the years, Marvell has acquired smaller companies to enter new markets.
|October 2000||Galileo Technology||Ethernet switches, system controllers||$2700M in stock|
|June 2002||SysKonnect||PC networking |
|February 2003||Radlan||Embedded networking software||$49.7M|
|August 2005||Hard disk controller division of Qlogic||Hard disk & tape drive controllers||$180M in cash + $45M in stock|
|December 2005||SOC division of UTStarcom||Wireless communications (3G)||$24M in cash|
|February 2006||Printer ASIC business of Avago||Printer ASICs||$240M in cash|
|February 2006||Xscale product line from Intel||Communications processors and SOCs||$600M in cash |
|January 2008||PicoMobile Networks||Communication software for IWLAN and IMS|
|August 2010||Diseño de Sistemas en Silicio S.A. ("DS2")||Spanish company, PLC communication ICs |
Marvell Mobile Hotspot
Customers and Partners
Patent infringement case
In December 2012 a Pittsburgh jury ruled that Marvell had infringed patents by incorporating hard disk technology developed and owned by Carnegie Mellon University without a license. The technology, relating to improving hard disk data read accuracy at high speeds, was reported to have been used in 2.3 billion chips sold by Marvell between 2003 and 2012. The jury awarded damages of $1.17bn, the third largest ever in a patent case at the time. The jury also found that the breach had been "willful", giving the judge discretion to award up to three times the original damage amount. Post-trial hearings are scheduled for May 2013 with Marvell reported to be considering an appeal in the interim.
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