Applied Micro Circuits Corporation provides semiconductor solutions for data center, enterprise, telecom, and consumer/small medium business markets. The company designs, develops, markets, and supports integrated circuits used for processing, transporting, and storing information. It offers physical layer products that convert high-speed serial formats to low-speed parallel formats and vice versa; framer and mapper products, which transmit and receive signals to and from the physical layer in a parallel format and are used in high-speed optical network infrastructure equipment; and embedded computing products that are deployed in various critical applications. The company also provides server processor products for computing and networking applications; packet processing products, which are programmable processors that receive and transmit signals to and from the framing layer and perform the processing of packet and cell headers; and cell switching products that switch information in the proper priority and to the proper destinations. Its products are used in wireline and wireless communications equipment, such as wireless access points, wireless base stations, multi-function printers, enterprise and edge switches, blade servers, storage systems, residential and smart energy gateways, core switches, routers, and transport platforms. The company offers its solutions in the United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Europe, China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and other Asian countries. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.