Vitesse Joins Broadband Forum to Advance Ethernet Networks
Industry Consortium Shaping Broadband Wireline and Ethernet Network
CAMARILLO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/14 -- Vitesse Semiconductor
Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC
solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, is now a member of the
Broadband Forum, a leading industry consortium comprised of over 200
service providers, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations.
The Broadband Forum shapes the future of packet-based Ethernet
networks by helping service providers optimize their standards-based
broadband network deployments.
Robin Mersh, CEO of the Broadband Forum, welcomed Vitesse
Semiconductor, saying: "We look forward to the contributions Vitesse
Semiconductor will bring to the Broadband Forum, especially in light
of the ever increasing Ethernet IP convergence in broadband networks.
Vitesse's input is welcomed as we evolve packet-based network
management specification and optimization."
"Vitesse has a rich history developing technologies and solutions for
communications networks," said Martin Nuss, CTO at Vitesse. "As
Ethernet permeates global broadband networks, we constantly seek ways
to better understand and serve the needs of service providers and
their customers. Our technical experts look forward to working with
the other Broadband Forum members to standardize the technical
specifications and best practices needed for tomorrow's
Ethernet-based broadband networks."
About Broadband Forum
Broadband Forum, a non-profit industry organization, is focused on
engineering smarter and faster broadband networks. Their work defines
best practices for global networks, enables service and content
delivery, establishes technology migration strategies, engineers
critical device and service management tools, and is key to
redefining broadband. Their free technical reports and white papers
can be found at www.broadband-forum.org. Visit
www.broadband-forum.org or follow @Broadband_Forum.
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, SMB/SME Enterprise and IoT Networking. Visit
www.vitesse.com 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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