On April 1, 2004, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation [Nasdaq: AMCC] announced that it completed the acquisition of 3ware, Inc.
Founded in 1997, 3ware, Inc., the technology leader in switched storage solutions, delivers reliable, scalable, network-managed, high-performance storage. 3ware products are based on 3ware's StorSwitch architecture, which applies network packet switching to storage controllers. 3ware solutions are designed to meet the explosive new demand for cost-effective, scalable storage, driven by networking applications. 3ware is located in Mountain View, California.