SerDes Market Research Report – Global Forecast till 2027

SerDes Market: By Product Type (Stand-Alone SerDes and SerDes IP Core), By Application (Data Center, 5G Wireless Infrastructure, ADAS, Vehicle Infotainment and Others), By End User (IT and Telecom, Consumer Electronics, Automotive and Others) and Region - Global Forecast Till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/5959-CR | February 2019 | Region: Global | 117 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2025 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Snapshot


The outlook towards global SerDes market remains positive for the medium term. The market is projected to capture a healthy compound annual growth rate of 15.27% during the forecast period (2018-2025). Functional blocks such as SerDes (Serializer/Deserializer) is pondered to address the issues of growing volumes of data and achieving high-speed communication. The growing demand for SerDes chips is prompting manufacturers to increase capacities. APAC countries such as China, South Korea and Taiwan account for a considerable share of the global supply. The region also holds a significant position in terms of SerDes usage. Rapid infrastructural development and adoption of cutting-edge communication applications has bolstered the SerDes market in APAC.


Synopsis


This MRFR report offers a comprehensive analysis of the global SerDes market along with a seven-year revenue forecast, which ends in 2025. All the important parameters have been discussed at length in the report. The scope of discussion also spans across different SerDes products, including stand-alone SerDes and SerDes IP Core. The report also includes a revenue assessment based on key application areas of SerDes, which covers data center, 5G wireless infrastructure, ADAS, vehicle infotainment among others. SerDes end users considered in the report include IT and Telecom, consumer electronics, and automotive. A revenue analysis of the market on both regional and country-level is also available in the report.


Report Coverage


Historical market trends, market dynamics, forecast, market value by region as well as by segmentation, country-level analysis for each market segment, key player’s market share analysis and market factor analysis which covers supply chain and Porter’s five forces analysis of the market.


Companies Covered


Rambus, Inc., Texas Instruments Inc., ON Semiconductor Corporation, STMicroelectronics NV, ROHM Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics Corp, NXP Semiconductors NV, Maxim Integrated, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. and Broadcom, Inc.


Research Methodology


MRFR employs an advanced research structure for defining viewpoints on industries and markets. Market analysis involves application of primary and secondary research methods. It entails interactions with professionals on crucial positions across the value chain. Moreover, proprietary sources such as paid database, white paper, SEC filings are referred for gathering relevant data. Robust algorithms are used for market engineering and interpreting the gathered information with high accuracy.  Data triangulation is undertaken to validate data and market size. Both bottom-up and top-down approaches are used to confirm research findings.


Other Description



  • Market Denomination- USD Mn

  • Base Year- 2017

  • Forecast Period- from 2018 to 2025


For the scope of the research, MRFR’s report offers a comprehensive segmental analysis of the global market for SerDes


By Product Type



  • Stand-Alone SerDes

  • SerDes IP Core


By Application



  • Data Center

  • 5G Wireless Infrastructure

  • ADAS

  • Vehicle Infotainment

  • Others


By End User



  • IT and Telecom

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Automotive

  • Others


By Region



  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Rest of the World (RoW)



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   Significant Value
  CAGR   15.27%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Product Type, Application, End User
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Rambus, Inc., Texas Instruments Inc., ON Semiconductor Corporation, STMicroelectronics NV, ROHM Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics Corp, NXP Semiconductors NV, Maxim Integrated, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. and Broadcom, Inc.
  Key Market Opportunities   Demand for SerDes chips is on the rise owing to growth of data centers and increase quantum computing activities.
  Key Market Drivers

  • Rising popularity of IoT applications.
  • Increased quantum computing activities.
  • Need for high-speed data transmission in data centers.


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The worldwide market of SerDes growth can expedite in the coming years due to the presence of multiple driving factors, states MRFR in its report.

    ROHM Semiconductor, NXP Semiconductors NV, Renesas Electronics Corp, and Maxim Integrated are some prominent companies of the SerDes market.

    ADAS, 5G Wireless Infrastructure, Data Center, and Vehicle Infotainment are some of the applications of the SerDes.

    SerDes IP Core and Stand-Alone SerDes are two types of SerDes.

    SerDes enables the transfer of large volume of data at a high pace, which can cause the global SerDes market soar.

    SerDes market in APAC is expected to generate considerable revenue in the assessment period due to the presence of robust wireless connectivity services.

    Key players of the SerDes market are focusing on effective solutions, which can favor the market.

    The global SerDes market is expected to witness a CAGR of 15.27% during the projection period (2018-2025). It is anticipated that SerDes will find significant application opportunities in IT and telecom, consumer electronics, and automotive over the next couple of years. Growing need for high-speed communication by data centers coupled with the increased demand for higher bandwidth in communication infrastructure is partly driving the growth of the SerDes market. SerDes is use in data centers for managing the cloud data traffic and in the emerging quantum computing applications.


    Trends such as consolidation of connectors and cables to reduce external ports on devices and increasing the ease of connectivity are governing the pace of SerDes technology proliferation. SerDes facilitates seamless data transfer across networks and faster transmission rate with low power consumption. At the same time, emergence of 5G technology is expected to open new growth avenues for SerDes market.


    Segmental Analysis


    The segmental analysis of the global SerDes market has been conducted on the basis of product type, application of product and end users of the product.


    By product type, the market has been segmented into stand-alone SerDes and SerDes IP core. In 2018, the SerDes IP core segment was valued at USD 189.4 Mn and expected to witness a healthy growth in years to come. The stand-alone SerDes segment is expected to exhibit a relatively higher CAGR of 15.93% during the assessment period.


    By application, the market has been segmented into data center, 5G wireless infrastructure, ADAS, vehicle infotainment, and others. The data center segment currently commands the largest market share. The segment stood at a valuation of USD 122.9 Mn in 2018.  A fast growth is expected of the 5G segment in the forthcoming years. The 5G segment is set to capture a robust CAGR of 70.34% during the review period. Fast bandwidth and ultra-low latency features of 5G technology are paving the way for new applications in sectors such as health care and transportation. SerDes chips are a key component in 5G infrastructure as they can cover Ethernet, fiber channel, common public radio interface (CPRI) standards, and proprietary rates that are common in the data center and 5G wireless infrastructure applications.


    By end user, the market has been segmented into IT and telecom, consumer electronics, automotive, and others. The IT and telecom segment accounts for the lion’s share of the market in terms of revenue. The segment is currently valued at over USD 130 Mn. The automotive segment is projected to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period.


    Regional Outlook


    On the basis of region, the market has been segmented into Asia Pacific (APAC), the Middle East & Africa (MEA), North America, Latin America and Europe. APAC accounts for the largest market share. In 2018, the market in the region was valued at USD 125.9 Mn and is expected to witness a healthy growth over the next couple of years. This is primarily owing to the presence of several SerDes chip manufacturers in the region. Moreover, mushrooming of data centers across China, Japan, South Korea, India and Taiwan has created a favorable business climate for market players operating in APAC. In terms of subscribers, China leads the pecking order. Meanwhile, India has emerged as a highly attractive market for SerDes owing to the increased efforts towards improving communication infrastructure in the country. Increasing investments in the telecom industry and the favorable government policies is expected to support the growth of the market in the country during the assessment period. North America is also expected to remain a key investment destination for market player. The SerDes market in North America is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 16.74% from 2018 to 2023. Requirement for high-speed data transmission in data centers, increasing growth of quantum computing, and IoT boom are some of critical factors that are linked with the growth of the market North America.


    Competition Tracking


    Some of the leading companies operating in the global SerDes market include Texas Instruments Inc., Maxim Integrated, ON Semiconductor Corporation, NXP Semiconductors NV, STMicroelectronics NV, Broadcom, Inc., ROHM Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor Corp., Renesas Electronics Corp. and Rambus, Inc.

    1 Executive Summary

    1.1 Market Summary 13

    2 Market Introduction

    2.1 Definition 16

    2.2 Scope Of The Study 16

    2.3 List Of Assumptions 17

    2.4 Market Structure 17

    3 Research Methodology

    3.1 Research Process 19

    3.2 Forecast Model 23

    4 Market Dynamics

    4.1 Introduction 25

    4.2 Drivers 25

    4.2.1 Increasing Need For High Speed Communication For Data Centers 25

    4.2.2 Demand For High Bandwidth For Automotive, Infotainment, And Safety Applications 26

    4.2.3 Drivers Impact Analysis 26

    4.3 Challenges 27

    4.3.1 Issues In Maintaining Signal Integrity At 56 Gbps And Beyond 27

    4.3.2 Design And Verification Challenges Of SerDes 27

    4.4 Opportunities 28

    4.4.1 Growing Adoption Of 5G Cellular Technology 28

    5 Market Factor Analysis

    5.1 Value Chain Analysis 30

    5.1.1 Component/Module Manufacturers 31

    5.1.2 Interface Developers 31

    5.1.3 System Integrators/Assemblers 31

    5.1.4 Distributors/Value-Added Resellers (VARs) 31

    5.1.5 End-Users 31

    5.2 Porter’s Five Forces Model 32

    5.2.1 Threat Of New Entrants 33

    5.2.2 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers 33

    5.2.3 Threat Of Substitutes 33

    5.2.4 Bargaining Power Of Buyers 33

    5.2.5 Intensity Of Rivalry 33

    6 Global SerDes Market, By Type

    6.1 Overview 35

    6.1.1 Stand-Alone SerDes 35

    6.1.2 SerDes IP Core 35

    7 Global SerDes Market, By Application

    7.1 Overview 38

    7.1.1 Data Center 38

    7.1.2 5G Wireless Infrastructure 38

    7.1.3 ADAS 38

    7.1.4 Vehicle Infotainment 39

    7.1.5 Others 39

    8 Global SerDes Market, By End-User

    8.1 Overview 42

    8.1.1 IT And Telecom 42

    8.1.2 Consumer Electronics 42

    8.1.3 Automotive 42

    8.1.4 Others 42

    9 Global SerDes Market, By Region

    9.1 Introduction 45

    9.2 North America 46

    9.2.1 Overview 46

    9.2.2 US 50

    9.2.3 Canada 52

    9.2.4 Mexico 55

    9.3 Europe 58

    9.3.1 Overview 58

    9.3.2 Germany 62

    9.3.3 UK 64

    9.3.4 France 66

    9.3.5 Rest Of Europe 68

    9.4 Asia-Pacific 70

    9.4.1 Overview 70

    9.4.2 China 74

    9.4.3 Japan 76

    9.4.4 India 78

    9.4.5 Rest Of Asia-Pacific 80

    9.5 Rest Of The World 83

    9.5.1 Overview 83

    9.5.2 Middle East & Africa 87

    9.5.3 Latin America 89

    10 Competitive Landscape

    10.1 Competitive Overview 93

    11 Company Profiles

    11.1 Texas Instruments Inc. 96

    11.1.1 Company Overview 96

    11.1.2 Financial Overview 96

    11.1.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 97

    11.1.4 Key Developments 97

    11.1.5 SWOT Analysis 97

    11.1.6 Key Strategy 97

    11.2 Maxim Integrated 98

    11.2.1 Company Overview 98

    11.2.2 Financial Overview 98

    11.2.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 99

    11.2.4 Key Developments 99

    11.2.5 SWOT Analysis 100

    11.2.6 Key Strategy 100

    11.3 ON Semiconductor Corporation 101

    11.3.1 Company Overview 101

    11.3.2 Financial Overview 101

    11.3.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 102

    11.3.4 SWOT Analysis 102

    11.3.5 Key Strategy 102

    11.4 NXP Semiconductors NV 103

    11.4.1 Company Overview 103

    11.4.2 Financial Overview 103

    11.4.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 104

    11.4.4 SWOT Analysis 104

    11.4.5 Key Strategy 104

    11.5 STMicroelectronics NV 105

    11.5.1 Company Overview 105

    11.5.2 Financial Performance 105

    11.5.3 Products/Solution/Service Offerings 106

    11.5.4 SWOT Analysis 106

    11.5.5 Key Strategy 106

    11.6 Broadcom, Inc. 107

    11.6.1 Company Overview 107

    11.6.2 Financial Overview 107

    11.6.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 108

    11.6.4 Key Developments 108

    11.6.5 SWOT Analysis 108

    11.6.6 Key Strategy 108

    11.7 ROHM Semiconductor 109

    11.7.1 Company Overview 109

    11.7.2 Financial Overview 109

    11.7.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 110

    11.7.4 Key Strategy 110

    11.8 Cypress Semiconductor Corp. 111

    11.8.1 Company Overview 111

    11.8.2 Financial Overview 111

    11.8.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 112

    11.8.4 Key Strategy 112

    11.9 Renesas Electronics Corp. 113

    11.9.1 Company Overview 113

    11.9.2 Financial Overview 113

    11.9.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 114

    11.9.4 SWOT Analysis 114

    11.9.5 Key Strategy 114

    11.10 Rambus, Inc. 115

    11.10.1 Company Overview 115

    11.10.2 Financial Overview 115

    11.10.3 Product/Solution/Service Offerings 116

    11.10.4 Key Developments 116

    11.10.5 SWOT Analysis 116

    11.10.6 Key Strategy 116


    12 List Of Tables

    TABLE 1 LIST OF ASSUMPTIONS 17

    TABLE 2 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 36

    TABLE 3 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 40

    TABLE 4 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 43

    TABLE 5 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY REGION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

    TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 46

    TABLE 7 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 47

    TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 48

    TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 49

    TABLE 10 US SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 50

    TABLE 11 US SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 51

    TABLE 12 US SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 52

    TABLE 13 CANADA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 52

    TABLE 14 CANADA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 54

    TABLE 15 CANADA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 54

    TABLE 16 MEXICO SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 55

    TABLE 17 MEXICO SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 56

    TABLE 18 MEXICO SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 57

    TABLE 19 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 58

    TABLE 20 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 59

    TABLE 21 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 60

    TABLE 22 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 61

    TABLE 23 GERMANY SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 62

    TABLE 24 GERMANY SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 63

    TABLE 25 GERMANY SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 63

    TABLE 26 UK SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 64

    TABLE 27 UK SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 65

    TABLE 28 UK SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 66

    TABLE 29 FRANCE SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 66

    TABLE 30 FRANCE SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 67

    TABLE 31 FRANCE SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 68

    TABLE 32 REST OF EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 68

    TABLE 33 REST OF EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 69

    TABLE 34 REST OF EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 69

    TABLE 35 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 71

    TABLE 36 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 72

    TABLE 37 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 73

    TABLE 38 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 74

    TABLE 39 CHINA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 75

    TABLE 40 CHINA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 75

    TABLE 41 CHINA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 76

    TABLE 42 JAPAN SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 77

    TABLE 43 JAPAN SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 77

    TABLE 44 JAPAN SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 78

    TABLE 45 INDIA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 79

    TABLE 46 INDIA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 79

    TABLE 47 INDIA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 80

    TABLE 48 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 80

    TABLE 49 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 81

    TABLE 50 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 82

    TABLE 51 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 83

    TABLE 52 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 84

    TABLE 53 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 85

    TABLE 54 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 86

    TABLE 55 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 87

    TABLE 56 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 88

    TABLE 57 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 88

    TABLE 58 LATIN AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 89

    TABLE 59 LATIN AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 90

    TABLE 60 LATIN AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 91


    13 List Of Figures

    FIGURE 1 MARKET SYNOPSIS 14

    FIGURE 2 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET: MARKET STRUCTURE 17

    FIGURE 3 TOP DOWN & BOTTOM UP APPROACH 22

    FIGURE 4 DCO ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL SERDES MARKET 25

    FIGURE 5 DRIVERS IMPACT ANALYSIS: GLOBAL SERDES MARKET 26

    FIGURE 6 VALUE CHAIN: SERDES MARKET 30

    FIGURE 7 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS OF THE GLOBAL SERDES MARKET 32

    FIGURE 8 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 35

    FIGURE 9 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 39

    FIGURE 10 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 43

    FIGURE 11 GLOBAL SERDES MARKET, BY REGION, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 45

    FIGURE 12 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 46

    FIGURE 13 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 47

    FIGURE 14 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 48

    FIGURE 15 NORTH AMERICA SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 49

    FIGURE 16 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 58

    FIGURE 17 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 59

    FIGURE 18 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 60

    FIGURE 19 EUROPE SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 61

    FIGURE 20 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 70

    FIGURE 21 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 71

    FIGURE 22 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 72

    FIGURE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 73

    FIGURE 24 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 83

    FIGURE 25 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 84

    FIGURE 26 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 85

    FIGURE 27 REST OF THE WORLD SERDES MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 VS 2027 (USD MILLION) 86

    FIGURE 28 KEY PLAYERS MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, 2020 (%) 94

    1.1          Competitive Overview


    Over the past few years, SerDes chips have been used in wireless network routers, gigabit ethernet systems, fiber optic communications systems, and for storage applications. The SerDes industry is characterized by a few large companies as well as numerous SMEs. The growth of these vendors depends upon the market conditions, government support, and industry development. Therefore, it becomes necessary for the vendors to provide cost-effective components and value-added services to their customers to maintain their market position and gain a competitive advantage.  


    The industry is expected to remain competitive with frequent acquisitions and strategic alliances adopted by the key players as a part of their business strategies so as to increase their industry presence. The companies aim at optimizing their products and further developing value-added capabilities to maximize their margins. Manufacturers emphasize improving their efficiency by reinforcing their production units and supply-chains to reduce the delay in production turn-around-times (TAT) and supply-lead-times. Key players in the market include Broadcom, Inc. (US), Maxim Integrated (US), Texas Instruments (US), ON Semiconductor Corporation (US) and NXP Semiconductors NV (The Netherlands). Other companies in the market include STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland), ROHM Semiconductor (Japan), Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (US), Rambus, Inc. (US) and Renesas Electronics Corp (Japan).


    Broadcom, Inc. dominates the SerDes market holding a share of 10.28%. The company provides a wide range of SerDes devices with PAM technology. Moreover, it also offers the SerDes packages in a varying range of data transfer speeds for better performance capabilities. Additionally, the company has gained a competitive advantage by adopting inorganic strategies such as partnerships and collaborations, and mergers and acquisitions with players from various industries.


    Maxim Integrated is one of the eminent players in the SerDes market holding 9.11% of the total market share. The company aims at developing high-performance products and integrating them with its wide technology portfolio. It is involved in the manufacturing of integrated serializer/deserializer for optical network terminal applications. In addition to this, the company focuses on research and development and has successfully maintained strategic partnerships with well-known companies, resulting in its expansion to developing economies.


    ON Semiconductor Corporation holds a share of 8.58% in the SerDes market. The company develops SerDes chips for mobile handsets, PMP/MP3 players, telecom switching applications and for serial digital video routing. It provides a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient solutions and helps customers to solve unique design challenges. The company also focuses on tapping various industry verticals across various regions to expand its market reach.


    Texas Instruments holds the fourth position in the SerDes market with 8.02% of the total market share. The company offers evaluation kits for SerDes chipsets and supporting solutions for LVDS interfaces which makes it a key player in the SerDes market. It has entered into strategic alliances with other players and also focuses on launching new products to facilitate various industry verticals and expand its customer base.


    NXP Semiconductors NV holds a market share of 7.07%. The company has a wide portfolio of SerDes transceivers for high data speed data transfer applications in the high-bandwidth backplane and chassis-to-chassis networking. It caters to a large proportion of customer base and provides them with energy-efficient. NXP Semiconductors NV is also involved in various partnership deals and strongly focuses on its research and development process to maintain and expand its customer base.


    Apart from the key players, other players including STMicroelectronics NV, ROHM Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor Corp., Rambus, Inc. and Renesas Electronics Corp also have a considerable presence in the SerDes market. These players collaborate with other businesses having a strong market presence so as to expand their market reach and thereby diversifying their product portfolio.