Mindspeed and Lionic to Demonstrate Intelligent Quality of Service Capabilities for Broadband Home Routers

Mindspeed and Lionic to Demonstrate Intelligent Quality of Service
Capabilities for Broadband Home Routers

Deep Packet Inspection Enables Service Providers to Support Next-Generation
Security and Improves Quality of Experience for Over-the-Top (OTT) Services
and Gaming Applications

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mindspeed
Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MSPD), a leading supplier of semiconductor
solutions for network infrastructure applications, and Lionic Corporation, a
worldwide supplier of innovative network security solutions, today announced
that the Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engine in Mindspeed®'s Comcerto® 2000
communication processor family will be showcased in a live quality of service
(QoS) demonstration at the 13th Annual Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam this
week.

Lionic's Talos III software development kit (SDK) allows broadband home router
(BHR) developerswho have adopted Mindspeed's 2000 communications processor
family to deliver enterprise-class DPI technology for residential broadband
applications. Support for advanced application-based QoS, advanced parental
controls, keyword filtering, URL filtering and antivirus technology will
enable a new generation of home services from telecom operators and other
service providers.

A live demonstration showcasing the integrated solution will be hosted in
Lionic's booth (F51) at Broadband World Forum from October 22-24, 2013 at the
RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam. The demonstration will
highlight the features and performance of Lionic's smart QoS application
running on the Comcerto 2000 deep packet inspection engine, including:

  *High-performance scanning, taking full advantage of the integrated DPI
    engine
  *Traffic visualization and traffic leveling for the enablement of tiered
    service plans
  *Device identification for smart home network control and the
    prioritization of traffic
  *Hardware DPI offloading Layer 7 applications
  *Application-specific QoS and control for OTT voice, video and gaming flows

"The DPI engine integrated in the Comcerto 2000 is the perfect vehicle to
introduce deep packet inspection-based technologies in the home,"said Eric
Lu, chief executive officer at Lionic. "Lionic is excited to be working with
Mindspeed and leading BHR vendors to enable next-generation applications and
services."

With advanced DPI functionality now part of its Open Packet Acceleration Logic
(OPAL™) gigabit acceleration technology, the Comcerto 2000 and its powerful
dual 1.2GHz ARM® Cortex™-A9, are ideally suited to many compelling carrier
class products found in broadband-enabled residences and small-to-medium
business (SMB) settings.Mindspeed's Comcerto 2000 processors use intelligent
offloading to run wire-rate Gigabit-per-second IPv6 NAT and firewall
applications, while keeping their 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processors fully
available for executing value-added applications, from OEMs or service
providers.

About Mindspeed Technologies

Mindspeed Technologies (Nasdaq:MSPD) is a leading provider of network
infrastructure semiconductor solutions to the communications industry. The
company's low-power system-on-chip (SoC) products are helping to drive video,
voice and data applications in worldwide fiber-optic networks and enable
advanced processing for 3G and long-term evolution (LTE) mobile networks. The
company's high-performance analog products are used in a variety of optical,
enterprise, industrial and video transport systems. Mindspeed's products are
sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the globe.

To learn more, please visit www.mindspeed.com.Company news and updates are
also posted at www.twitter.com/mindspeed.

About Lionic Corporation

Lionic Corporation is a worldwide supplier of innovative network security
solutions.  Lionic provides technologies and subscription services to service
providers, networking equipment manufacturers, and semiconductor companies and
offers a complete end-to-end security solution that enables the next
generation of advanced firewalls, UTMs, residential gateways and mobile
devices. Lionic's technologies includes Layer-7 Deep Pack Inspection (DPI),
software scan engine, control software and a widely deployed signature
database that addresses antivirus, Intrusion Prevention System ( IPS),
application guard, web guard and URL filtering. Lionic's innovative solutions
help protect the world's networks from an ever increasing level of security
threats and attacks. Lionic DPI technology is currently used by many
customers including ZyXEL in its line of ZyWALL security routers.

For more information, please visit www.lionic.com.

CONTACT: Kevin Trosian
         VP, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
         +1 949-579-3111
         investor.relations@mindspeed.com
        
         Tim Bresien
         Senior Manager, Marketing Communications
         +1 949-579-3103
         public.relations@mindspeed.com

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