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Market Insight: Three Semiconductor Strategies Offset the OEM Foundry-Direct Challenge

Published: 08 March 2018

ID: G00345449

Analyst(s): Jon Erensen , George Brocklehurst , Samuel Wang

Summary

Captive semiconductors designed by system OEMs and manufactured by foundries are a major threat to semiconductor suppliers. Technology product marketing leaders at semiconductor vendors must immediately alter their semiconductor offerings and rethink prospective targets to retain or gain share.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Target Tier 2 OEM Vendors
  • Integrate "Unlockable" IP Into Your ASSPs
  • Develop a Competitive Traditional ASIC Proposition
  • Demand-Side Factors

Background and Context

  • The Rise of OEM Foundry-Direct

The Impact

Conclusion

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