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Market Share: ASIC and FPGA/PLD Application Market and Vendor Analysis, 2008

Published: 11 May 2009

ID: G00168042

Analyst(s): Bryan Lewis


Field-programmable gate array suppliers gained market share from application-specific integrated circuit suppliers in 2008. With 87% share, Xilinx and Altera still dominate the FPGA market. STMicroelectronics posted the strongest performance among the leading ASIC vendors.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Recommendation
  • Introduction
  • 2008 ASIC and FPGA/PLD Application Market Analysis
    • ASICs Dominate in High-Performance/High-Complexity Applications
    • FPGA/PLD Market Grew 5.6% in 2008
    • FPGAs/PLDs Gained 1.1% Market Share Versus ASICs in 2008
  • 2008 Market Share Vendor Analysis
    • Analysis of Top 10 ASIC Vendors
    • No. 1 — Texas Instruments
    • No. 2 — STMicroelectronics
    • No. 3 — IBM Microelectronics
    • No. 4 — Toshiba
    • No. 5 — NEC Electronics
    • No. 6 — Fujitsu
    • No. 7 — LSI
    • No. 8 — Panasonic
    • No. 9 — Renesas
    • No. 10 — Samsung
  • Analysis of Fabless ASIC Vendors
  • Analysis of Top Five FPGA/PLD Vendors
    • No. 1 — Xilinx
    • No. 2 — Altera
    • No. 3 — Lattice Semiconductor
    • No. 4 — Actel
    • No. 5 — QuickLogic

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