LSI buy's Hard Drive components business from Infinion

. Monday, April 28, 2008

LSI Corporation ((LSI)) announced today [April 28] that is finished purchase of the hard disk drive semiconductor business of Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/ NYSE: IFX) LSI is mostly knows for it retail and oem Raid controllers. LSI is quite a big player with up to 80% market share in some niche markets like SAS controllers. While Infineon targets several semiconductor markers like Automotive & Industrial and Communications , its best known for it's computer memory, now fully separated in to independent branch - Qimonda.

It appears either LSI decided to expand it's HD business or Infinion cutting down in current tough market situation for memory manufactures and trying to better focus


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