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Competitive Landscape: Analog Semiconductor Vendors, 2011

Published: 24 June 2011

ID: G00213174

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr

Summary

Standard analog integrated circuit vendors must produce steady streams of high-performance products at competitive price points. The key to success in a limited-growth market is to find high-end product niches or take market share from competitors. Strong engineering and manufacturing are essential.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Analog Semiconductor Market Analysis
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Anticipate Increased Merger and Acquisition Activity
    • Continue Developments in Advanced New Products
    • Balance the Effort Between Standard Analog and Application-Specific Analog Revenue
    • Increase the Attention Given to Proprietary Part Types
    • Hire and Retain Analog Engineers
    • Utilize High-Volume Manufacturing
    • Cultivate Distributor Networks and Direct Sales
    • Do Not Worry About Startups
  • Market Players
  • The Future of the Competition
  • Competitive Profiles of the Top Analog IC Vendors
    • No. 1 — Texas Instruments
    • No. 2 — Analog Devices
    • No. 3 — Maxim Integrated Products
    • No. 4 — National Semiconductor
    • No. 5 — Linear Technology
    • No. 6 — STMicroelectronics
    • No. 7 — Intersil
    • No. 8 — ON Semiconductor
    • No. 10 — Fairchild
    • No. 11 — Richtek Technology
  • References and Methodology

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