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September 20, 2018 | First COBO-compliant optical modules to be debuted at ECOC 2018

The Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) will host the global premiere of the world’s first COBO-compliant optical modules at the ECOC Exhibition 2018. Featuring solutions from Molex, Ciena and SENKO, TE Connectivity, Credo, and AOI, the COBO-hosted showcase will reveal a glimpse into next-generation system architectures which mount on-board optical modules to printed circuit boards. A goal of COBO is to bring interoperable and interchangeable optical modules into the manufacturing of networking equipment to help address industry challenges, including continual traffic growth, the need for lower power consumption and the increasing speeds of networking technologies such as 400 Gigabit Ethernet.


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September 20, 2018 | 100G Lambda MSA Announces Significant Progress Towards 100 Gb/s Optical Technology Product Maturity

The 100G Lambda Multisource Agreement (MSA) Group, which has rapidly grown to include 39 member companies, has announced the release D2.0 of three specifications based on 100 Gb/s per wavelength PAM4 optical technology. These specifications are targeting applications for data centers and service provider networks, enabling multi-vendor interoperability for optical transceivers produced by different manufacturers and in various form factors. These updated 100 GbE interface specifications are designated as 100G-FR and 100G-LR for duplex single mode links over 2 km and 10 km respectively. The MSA has also updated the 400G-FR4 specification for 400 GbE duplex single mode fiber links relying on multiplexing 4 wavelengths of 100 Gb/s PAM4 modulated optical signals. In addition, the MSA is also working on a 400G-LR4 specification for a 10 km reach at 400 GbE.


NOVEMBER 3, 2016 | 2016 Global Semiconductor Alliance Award Nominees Announced

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 award nominees for the GSA Awards Dinner Celebration... The program will recognize companies that have demonstrated excellence through their vision, strategy, execution and future opportunity. These companies will be honored for their achievements in several categories ranging from outstanding leadership to financial accomplishments, as well as overall respect within the industry... The evening’s program will recognize leading semiconductor companies that have exhibited market growth through technological innovation and exceptional business management strategies.  (NOTE: Credo was included in the award category, Start-Up to Watch, along with Innovium and Transphorm.) 


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October 20, 2015 | Member Spotlight: Credo Semiconductor

Recognized as one of the industry's hottest semiconductor start-ups, Credo delivers breakthrough IP and interconnect solutions that enable customers to overcome the growing design hurdle associated with rapidly and exponentially scaling network bandwidth.


September 8, 2015 | EE Times Silicon 60: 2015's Startups to Watch

EE Times has selected 30 of these recently formed companies to come on to version 16.1 of its list of 60 firms that we feel are worth keeping an eye on. It may well be that these privately held startups will be less affected than listed companies by economic turmoil in the short term and even benefit from lower interest rates and materials costs.


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September 5, 2015 | Serdes Startup Credo Raises $8 Million

Credo Semiconductor Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.), a developer of serializer-deserializer circuits, technology and IP cores, has raised $8 million in a Series A round of funding led by Walden International.


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September 1, 2015 | Credo Semiconductor Raises $8M

Credo Semiconductor, a global innovation leader in Serializer-Deserializer (SerDes) technology, today announced that it has raised over $8 million in Series A funding led by global venture capital firm, Walden International. 


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August 31, 2015 | Credo Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding

Credo Semiconductor, a global innovation leader in Serializer-Deserializer (SerDes) technology, today announced that it has raised over $8 million in Series A funding led by global venture capital firm, Walden International. 


September 8, 2014 | Startup Drives SerDes to 50G

Credo Semiconductor demonstrated a working 50 Gbit/s SerDes, a key building block for next-generation high-speed networking systems. The demo used traditional NRZ signaling rather than more complex modulation schemes many engineers have been pursuing.


April 14, 2014 | Credo Semiconductor offers SerDes for 55-Gbps NRZ signaling

Credo Semiconductor says it has developed the first serializer/deserializer (SerDes) that can support 55-Gbps NRZ signaling. The company has targeted the 40-nm CMOS SerDes at 40G/100G/400G data center and enterprise networking applications.