Marvell acquires Aquantia

Marvell Technology Group, a leader in infrastructure semiconductor solutions has acquired Multi-Gig Ethernet connectivity company, Aquantia.

The acquisition, Marvell states, complements its portfolio of copper and optical physical layer product offerings and extends its position in the Multi-Gig 2.5G/5G/10G Ethernet segments. In particular, it adds that Aquantia's Multi-gig automotive PHYs, coupled with Marvell's gigabit PHY and secure switch products, creates the "broadest and most advanced" range of high-speed in-car networking solutions "in the world".

Marvell believes this will accelerate its vision for the future of automotive networking with speeds necessary to enable level 4 and 5 autonomous driving.