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Analog Devices Acquires Innovasic

01 November 2016

Analog Devices, Inc. has acquired Innovasic Inc., a provider of Deterministic Ethernet semiconductor and software solutions. The acquisition adds a suite of multi-protocol Industrial Ethernet solutions and key enabling technologies to ADI’s Smart Automation Solutions portfolio for industrial automation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

The acquisition of Innovasic will give ADI customers immediate access to a set of innovative solutions for today’s Industrial Ethernet applications while also creating a best-in-class roadmap for future connectivity needs like IIoT. These solutions will complement ADI’s existing high-performance Industrial Automation solutions, including software-configurable IO, field instruments and efficient servo drives.

The Innovasic team will join ADI’s Industrial Automation Business Unit and operate as a key technology group, developing the company’s Deterministic Ethernet technology solutions and continuing to supply industrial customers with its portfolio of long-life-cycle semiconductors. The team will be led by Jordon Woods, Innovasic’s co-founder and COO, and will continue to be based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

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