Vitesse’s CTO Martin Nuss Elected to ATIS Board of Directors

  Vitesse’s CTOMartin Nuss Elected to ATIS Board of Directors

Leading Technology and Solutions Development Organization Focused on Advancing
               Global ICT Industry’s Urgent Business Priorities

Business Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- January 2, 2013

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of
advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced that
Martin Nuss, chief technology officer at Vitesse, will join the board of
directors for the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS).
The ATIS board is comprised of CTOs and other senior-level executives from the
global information and communications technology (ICT) industry to guide
development of standards and solutions for IP-based infrastructures, converged
multimedia, cloud-based services, cyber security, and more.

Vitesse Semiconductor CTO, Martin Nuss (Photo: Business Wire)

Vitesse Semiconductor CTO, Martin Nuss (Photo: Business Wire)

“ATIS is delighted to welcome Martin Nuss to its board,” said ATIS President
and CEO Susan M. Miller. “ATIS is where the top global ICT companies come
together to advance the industry’s most pressing business priorities. I am
certain Martin’s ingenuity in creating product roadmaps and identifying new
solutions platforms will contribute significantly to ATIS’ success and we
welcome his contributions.”

“I am honored to be able to help guide the important innovations and
contributions that ATIS advocates in the industry,” said Martin Nuss at
Vitesse. “As a long-term ICT semiconductor supplier, we are accustomed to
anticipating industry trends and needs well ahead of deployments. Vitesse is
committed to advancing ATIS initiatives for next-generation wired and wireless
networks, such as the COAST initiative to explore alternatives to GPS-timing.”

About ATIS

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, ATIS brings
together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s most-pressing
business priorities. Through ATIS committees and forums, nearly 200 companies
address cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M
communications, cyber security, ehealth, network evolution, quality of
service, billing support, operations, and more. These priorities follow a
fast-track development lifecycle — from design and innovation through
solutions that include standards, specifications, requirements, business use
cases, software toolkits, and interoperability testing.

ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ATIS
is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation
Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of oneM2M, a member and major
U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radio and
Telecommunications sectors, and a member of the Inter-American
Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit

About Vitesse

Vitesse (Nasdaq: VTSS) designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance
semiconductor solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks worldwide. Vitesse
products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including
Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Computing and SMB/SME Enterprise Networking.
Visit or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi.

Vitesse is a registered trademark of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation in the
United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks or registered
trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective holders.


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Company Contacts:
Marcella Wolfe, +1-202-434-8851
Vitesse Semiconductor
Michelle Lozada, +1-805-388.3700
Agency Contact:
SHIFT Communications
Jennifer Usher, +1-415-591-8456
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