Avago Technologies Demonstrates Innovative Versatile Link Solution at PCIM 2014

Avago Technologies Demonstrates Innovative Versatile Link Solution at PCIM
2014

Industry's First Implementation of Amantys Power Insight Protocol With Optical
Link Management

SAN JOSE, Calif. and SINGAPORE, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avago
Technologies (Nasdaq:AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components
for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced the
successful implementation of Amantys Power Insight™ protocol with Avago's
50MBd Versatile Link™ transmitters and receivers. The combined solution
enables a highly reliable IGBT gate driver with intelligent optical link
management and on-board condition monitoring and diagnostics capabilities. It
optimizes system power efficiency, cost and availability for inverters
targeting renewable energy, industrial motor drive and transportation
applications.

Solution Highlights

  *Market proven and highly reliable 50MBd Tx/Rx fiber optic link
  *Intelligent optical link management
  *Controlled switching characteristics optimizing power efficiency
  *Real-time monitoring, diagnostics and adjustment of power transistor
    switching

Avago will be demonstrating the 50MBd Versatile Link solution with Amantys
Power Insight protocol in the Avago Booth 6-220 at the PCIM Europe 2014
exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany from May 20^th to 22^nd.

"Avago Technologies has been supplying highly reliable Versatile Link products
to the power industry for more than two decades," said Martin Weigert, vice
president and general manager of Avago's Industrial Fiber Product Division
(IFPD). "As real-time condition monitoring, diagnostics and adjustment are
becoming increasingly important in the power industry, we will continue to
enhance our Versatile Link products with innovative features to improve system
efficiency, cost, reliability and availability."

"Our vision is to improve the availability and reliability of power systems
through the intelligent control of power," commented Erwin Wolf, CEO at
Amantys. "The development of the optical link management using the Amantys
Power Insight protocol over Avago Versatile Link devices represents a major
milestone along this journey, and we are very excited about the capabilities
being developed as part of our on-going cooperation with Avago Technologies."

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a
broad range of analog, digital, 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, Avago
products serve four primary target markets: wireless communications, wired
infrastructure, enterprise storage, and industrial and other. For more
information, visit Avago's website: www.avagotech.com.

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CONTACT: Press Contact:
         Khanh Lam
         Corporate Communications
         press.relations@avagotech.com
         Telephone: +1 408 435 4570

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