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AppliedMicro Embedded Processors Gain Significant Traction

July 25, 2013 | in Press Releases

WNC Deploys PacketPro(TM) Processors in Multiple Designs

SUNNYVALE, CA—(Marketwired)—07/25/13—Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCC), also known as AppliedMicro, today announced that its embedded Server on a Chip™ (SoC) products have gained significant traction in the Consumer Premise Equipment (CPE) and enterprise markets, and has shipped over two million embedded processors to Wistron NeWeb Corporation (WNC). WNC provides premium ODM services of advanced wireless communications products to high-profile service providers. The company has leveraged multiple AppliedMicro embedded processor families in a variety of designs, including enterprise and consumer access points, Multimedia Over Coax Alliance (MoCA) gateways, and Long Term Evolution (LTE) gateway boxes. Current WNC designs use the AppliedMicro Keelback and Catalina PacketPro™ processors.

“AppliedMicro delivers embedded processors with the right balance of performance and features for demanding consumer and enterprise applications,” said Johnson Hsu, Vice President of the Digital Home Business Unit, WNC. “The company’s integrated offload engines and advanced PacketPro architecture allow us to offer the quality of service, security, performance, and price point required by our service-provider customers.”

“We rely on our extensive expertise in networking and processor architectures to deliver the application-aware solutions required by customers like WNC,” said Jim Johnston, Senior Director, Embedded Product Marketing at AppliedMicro. “Through working closely with WNC, we have demonstrated our ability to deliver world-class carrier gateway systems, and we look forward to extending this collaboration into next-generation designs integrating our advanced PacketPro solutions.”

About AppliedMicro

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation is a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data centers. AppliedMicro delivers silicon solutions that dramatically lower total cost of ownership. Corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California.

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, AMCC, AppliedMicro, PacketPro, SLIMpro, and the AppliedMicro logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

About WNC

Wistron NeWeb Corporation (WNC) is an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced wireless communication products. With strong R&D and high-volume production capabilities, WNC consistently introduces innovative technologies covering a range of products including: DBS outdoor units, satellite/digital radio, networking devices (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, PLC), 3G/4G mobile devices, set-top boxes, digital home devices, automotive electronics, RFID and NFC solutions, and various types of TV/GPS/mobile phone/LDS antennas. WNC’s mission is to provide its worldwide customers and partners with superior products through premium ODM/JDM/OEM design and manufacturing, logistics, and after-sales services. For more information, please visit:

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