Vitesse Named Finalist for 2013 China ACE Awards

  Vitesse Named Finalist for 2013 China ACE Awards

       VeriTime Chipset Nominated in Product of the Year, Mixed Signal
                      Controller/Processor/SoC Category

Business Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- February 19, 2013

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of
advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced that its
VeriTime™ chipset was named a finalist for the 2013 China Annual Creativity in
Electronics (ACE) Awards in the Product of the Year, Mixed Signal
Controller/Processor/SoC category. The chipset consists of SynchroPHY™ 1
Gigabit Ethernet (GE), 10GE and 10GE OTN PHYs and Carrier Ethernet Switch
Engines with Vitesse’s IEEE1588v2 LTE-Advanced-ready VeriTime technology.

The China ACE Awards, organized by Global Sources, honor the technologies,
companies, and people that shape innovative electronics design in mainland
China. Award winners are selected by online vote from design engineers and
qualified by the ACE Award Committee, consisting of media editors and industry
experts. In 2012, the China ACE Awards received over 300 entries from
international and domestic semiconductor and test companies doing business in
mainland China.

The winners will be unveiled during the International IC China Conference &
Exhibition 2013 at an evening event taking place on March 1, 2013 in Shenzhen,

“We are honored that our technology innovations are gaining industry
recognition,” said Uday Mudoi, product marketing director at Vitesse. “Vitesse
is committed to specifically addressing service provider needs in bringing
Gigabit broadband connectivity to mobile networks.”

The VeriTime chipset was also recently a finalist for the Carrier Ethernet
APAC 2012 Awards and the LTE North America 2012 Awards. Several OEM platforms
using the VeriTime chipset were named winners in various categories at both

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 and VeriTime and SynchroPHY are trademarks
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.



Company Contact:
Vitesse Semiconductor
Michelle Lozada, +1-805-388-3700
Agency Contact:
SHIFT Communications
Jennifer Usher, +1-415-591-8456
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