Intel today acquired SySDSoft, an Egypt-based software company that builds IP systems and RF/analogue circuits for mobile platforms, a move Intel says will strengthen its strategy to build 4G LTE platforms.
SySDSoft and approximately 100 of the Egyptian company's electrical engineers and computer scientists will join Intel's Intel Mobile Communications subsidiary.
The acquisition supports Intel's efforts to build out a wireless product portfolio as the company enters what Dr. Hermann Eul, president of Intel Mobile Communications, called "an era of multi-communication broadband solutions."
SySDSoft's solutions enhance Intel Mobile Communications' existing multi-communications portfolio, specifically accelerating its 4G LTE efforts with the addition of leading software development and design capabilities. Intel Mobile Communications is an integral part of Intel's strategy to accelerate always-connected computing platforms founded on energy-efficient performance, Internet connectivity and security, and spanning a variety of device and market segments, including laptops, cars, smart phones, tablets and TVs.
SySDSoft makes a variety of products that support Intel's efforts. SySDSoft develops and designs IP software for technologies such as WiMAX, WiFi, Bluetooth, Wireless USB, CDMA-DO and LTE.