MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced it has been named a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator, recognizing its achievements as one of the world's most innovative companies. The program honors corporations and institutions worldwide that are at the heart of innovation as measured by patent-related metrics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/SF57952LOGO) The Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator methodology is based on four principal criteria: overall patent volume, patent grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio and patent influence as evidenced by citations. "In today's data deluge, customers are increasingly turning to LSI for innovative storage and networking solutions that help them solve the challenges and seize the opportunities of massive data growth," said Jean Rankin, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, LSI. "Being named a Top 100 Global Innovator for the second year in a row is a testament to our talented workforce and ability to solve complex challenges facing datacenters, mobile networks and client computing." The Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator award recognizes companies for significant, ongoing innovation, evaluated on patent metrics including the number of successful patent filings, the global reach of the inventions and impact on the industry. "Innovation is the foundation for economic prosperity and technological advancement," said David Brown, managing director, Thomson Reuters IP Solutions. "We congratulate the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator companies and their leaders for recognizing the important role innovation plays in the successes of today and of tomorrow." Connect with LSI on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. About LSILSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing. Our technology is the intelligence critical to enhanced application performance, and is applied in solutions created in collaboration with our partners. More information is available at www.lsi.com. LSI, the LSI & Design logo and the Storage.Networking.Accelerated. tagline are trademarks or registered trademarks of LSI Corporation. All other brand or product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.