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Avago and Corning Collaborate on Optical Connectivity Solutions

Avago and Corning Collaborate on Optical Connectivity Solutions

New Optical Connectivity Solutions for 40G/100G and Next-Generation Networks

SAN JOSE, Calif. and SINGAPORE, March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avago
Technologies (Nasdaq:AVGO) and Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) today announced
collaboration on new optical cabling connectivity solutions.

Avago Technologies, a world's leading provider of fiber optic components, has
developed a series of pluggable transceivers and Atlas optical engines at
40G/100G and beyond, ideally suited for the Ethernet, Storage, and high
performance computing applications.

Enabled by Corning^® ClearCurve^® OM4 optical fiber and by Corning's Pretium
EDGE^® Solutions, Corning Incorporated has developed a new high-bandwidth
optical solution that is ideally suited to applications at 40G/100G and
beyond.

Together, Avago and Corning will provide and promote new optical connectivity
solutions targeting next-generation networks and data centers.

Avago will be showcasing a private demo of its new single-mode and multimode
optics transceivers and embedded optics at 40G/100G and beyond using
innovative optical connectivity solutions from Corning. The demo will be in
the Avago Booth #1043 at the OFC/NFOEC 2013 show in Anaheim, California, USA
from March 19^th to 21^st. To schedule a private demo, please contact your
local Avago Technologies sales representative.

"We are extremely excited to work closely with Corning to demonstrate our
capability of exceeding industry standards with Avago standard product
offerings. By combining the technological strength of two industry leaders, we
are able to allow our customers greater flexibility in solving the challenges
of the data center environment," said Steve Shultis, director of product
marketing at Avago Technologies.

"Corning is pleased to join Avago in testing product solutions that will
provide economical, high-bandwidth capabilities," said Stuart Hoiness, senior
vice president, Enterprise Networks for Corning Cable Systems. "Avago's optics
transceivers and embedded optics at 40G/100G ensure data center
infrastructures are as efficient as technologically possible."

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a
broad range of analog, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and
subsystems with a focus in III-V compound semiconductor design and processing.
Backed by an extensive portfolio of intellectual property including
approximately 4,200 patents and pending applications, Avago products serve
three primary target markets: wireless communications, wired infrastructure,
and industrial and other. Avago has a global employee presence and heritage of
technical innovation dating back 50 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots. For
more information, visit Avago's website: www.avagotech.com.

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About Corning Incorporated

Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass
and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process
engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that
enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions
control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass
substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic
substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber,
cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical
biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass
solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace,
defense, astronomy, and metrology.

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Technologies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective
owners.

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CONTACT: Avago Technologies Contact:
         Corporate Communications
         press.relations@avagotech.com
         Telephone: +408-435-4570
        
         Corning Cable Systems Contact:
         Stephanie Hicks
         (828) 291-6016
         stephanie.hicks@corning.com

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