Marvell Selected for AMD “Better by Design” Program
Marvell Products Deliver Enhanced Mobility and Wireless Networking Capabilities to Desktop and Notebook PCs for the Ultimate Windows Vista™ Experience
Santa Clara, California (March 28, 2007) – arvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), the leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that the Company has been selected to be part of the Better by Design program. Driven by AMD (NYSE: AMD) and other leading technology partners, the program demonstrates Marvell’s ongoing commitment to improving the wireless PC experience. The Better by Design program is a unique program dedicated to providing OEMs with a suite of superior technologies for their Microsoft Windows Vista™-based desktop and notebook PCs. Featured Marvell wireless solutions include the Marvell® TopDog™ WLAN technology, delivering next-generation 802.11n Wi-Fi capabilities for unparalleled wireless performance and range.
“Marvell’s entrance into the Better by Design program illustrates our commitment to enhancing the wireless computing experience for consumers and businesses alike,” stated Dr. Paramesh Gopi, vice president and general manager of the Embedded and Emerging Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group. “The fact that Marvell met AMD’s stringent program requirements is a testament to our ability to provide leading technologies with superior performance to the widest audience.”
“AMD welcomes Marvell’s Wi-Fi capabilities to the Better by Design program,” said Chris Cloran, vice president, Mobile Division, AMD. “Marvell will help AMD deliver a rich experience for end-users and enable OEMs to offer differentiated solutions.”
Designed to address the needs of today’s businesses and consumers, the Better by Design program provides PC technologies to OEMs that enhance performance, graphics, and mobility. By bringing together today’s leading technologies with today’s leading PC manufacturers, the program is designed to deliver a better PC experience to consumers and businesses based on superior technologies and that help them realize the ultimate Windows Vista experience.
About Marvell TopDog
Marvell TopDog products feature the highest data rates, longest range and lowest power profile in the industry. With industry-leading ease of use and MIMO technology, Marvell TopDog WLAN solutions enable seamless connectivity for data intensive applications such as wireless streaming of HDTV and multimedia content throughout the home.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is the leader in development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms “Company” and “Marvell” refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries, including Marvell Semiconductor Inc. (MSI), Marvell Asia Pte Ltd (MAPL), Marvell Japan K.K., Marvell Taiwan Ltd., Marvell International Ltd. (MIL), Marvell U.K. Limited, Marvell Semiconductor Israel Ltd. (MSIL), RADLAN Computer Communications Ltd., and Marvell Semiconductor Germany GmbH. MSI is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and designs, develops and markets products on behalf of MIL and MAPL. MSI may be contacted at (408) 222-2500 or at www.marvell.com.
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