AMCC Makes Another Network Storage Move

Applied Micro Circuits acquires 3ware in its latest storage networking move.

Chip vendor Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) this week said it will acquire storage maker 3ware Inc. for $150 million in cash and options to buy stock.

3ware crafts Serial ATA RAID storage solutions to pipe data backup, near-line storage and network-attached storage (NAS) applications.

This weeks acquisition follows San Diego, Calif.-based AMCC October purchase of storage startup JNI that offered host bus adapters (HBAs) for storage area networks.

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