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Ikanos Communications

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Acq - P2P | Acquired

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About Ikanos Communications

Ikanos Communications (NASDAQ: IKAN) is a high performance broadband networking semiconductor and software provider enabling both central office and home gateway solutions. The company's advanced communications processors, broadband DSL and other devices power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for many of the world's leading network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers.

Headquarters Location

47669 Fremont Boulevard

Fremont, California, 94538,

United States


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Ikanos Communications Patents

Ikanos Communications has filed 1 patent.

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Computer memory, Cache (computing), Parallel computing, Cache coherency, Instruction processing


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Computer memory, Cache (computing), Parallel computing, Cache coherency, Instruction processing



Latest Ikanos Communications News

Dr. Sam Heidari Joins DinoPlusAI

Aug 5, 2019

DinoPlusAI Inc. announced that Dr. Sam Heidari has joined its Board of Directors and will serve as the Executive Chairman. Dr. Heidari is a seasoned technology executive for both public and private companies. Recently, he was the Chairman of the board and CEO of Quantenna Communications in which he drove the organization in developing the most advanced Wi-Fi hardware and software solutions to date thereby enabling networking applications previously not thought possible. Dr. Haidari led Quantenna’s successful IPO in 2016 and its subsequent acquisition in 2019. Prior to Quantenna, he served as chief technology officer at Ikanos Communications Inc. He joined Ikanos as one of the original team members and provided meaningful contributions to its IPO. Then, Dr. Heidari rejoined Ikanos in 2006 via the acquisition of Doradus Technologies Inc., where he had served as president and CEO. Dr. Heidari serves on the Global Semiconductor Alliance Board of Directors and has served on the advisory board for both Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Departments at the University of Southern California. He is a senior member of IEEE and holds more than 46 U.S. and international patents. Dr. Heidari was named the 2014 Executive of the Year by the Golden Bridge Awards and the 2017 Executive of the Year by UBM. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Southern California, and a bachelor’s degree in science from Northeastern University, all in Electrical Engineering. “DinoPlusAI’s highly latency-optimized Artificial Intelligence (AI) processors have tremendous potential to enable future’s real-time and ultra-low latency applications and it is a catalyst to many future AI applications,” said Dr. Sam Heidari. “I am honored to be part of the DinoPlusAI team and to contribute to the growth of the company along with its founders and leaders.” “We are excited to have Dr. Heidari as part of our leadership team as the company is entering the next level of the growth to make AI processor a vital part of computation from edge to core, from consumer daily life use to mission critical enterprise applications,” said Jay Hu , founder and CEO of DinoPlusAI Inc. “We believe that his decision to join our board of directors is a testament to our technology.”

Ikanos Communications Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Ikanos Communications founded?

    Ikanos Communications was founded in 1999.

  • Where is Ikanos Communications's headquarters?

    Ikanos Communications's headquarters is located at 47669 Fremont Boulevard, Fremont.

  • What is Ikanos Communications's latest funding round?

    Ikanos Communications's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • How much did Ikanos Communications raise?

    Ikanos Communications raised a total of $106.19M.

  • Who are the investors of Ikanos Communications?

    Investors of Ikanos Communications include Qualcomm, Tallwood Ventures, TeleSoft Partners, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital and 15 more.

  • Who are Ikanos Communications's competitors?

    Competitors of Ikanos Communications include ASSIA.

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