|IDT Acquisition of Freescale TSO|
|FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)|
IDT Networking and Communications Timing (NetCom) Business Unit has acquired the Timing Solutions Organization (TSO) Business Unit from Freescale. This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document has been prepared to help answer any concerns that you may have related to this buyout.
The IDT NetCom business unit was formed in 1999 as part of ICS. NetCom includes engineers that were originally from Motorola’s clock team. The TSO team will join the IDT NetCom Division in Tempe, AZ. The NetCom division is an ideal fit for the products, people and technology. There will be minimal integration issues, ensuring no disruption to customers of TSO products.
Q1.What did IDT acquire with the buyout of the Freescale TSO business unit?
Q2.Will IDT be able to build the Freescale TSO parts in the same wafer-fabs?
Q3.Will Freescale provide enough fab capacity to continue to support the TSO products in volume?
Q4.Who will develop clocking and timing devices for future Freescale PowerQUICC and Power PC Clocking reference designs?
Q5.Will the Freescale TSO parts be changed under IDT?
Q6.How will the products be integrated?
Q7.Will IDT obsolete parts where duplicates exist?
Q8.How will this impact the new TSO products that were in development at Freescale?
Q9.How does this deal affect current customers? How do customers benefit from this acquisition?
Q10.How will IDT support existing Freescale customers?
Q11.How will IDT price Freescale’s products?
Q12.How do I order Freescale TSO parts from IDT?
Q13. How is the TSO acquisition affected by the IDT & ICS merger?