Vitesse Selected by Planet Technology for Three Smart Switch Platforms

  Vitesse Selected by Planet Technology for Three Smart Switch Platforms

   Energy Efficient, Highly Integrated Ethernet Switch and Turnkey Software
   Portfolio Enhances Security, System Reliability in Evolving IoT Networks


Business Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- May 27, 2014

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq:VTSS), a leading provider of
advanced IC solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT)
networks, announced that Planet Technology Corporation is using Vitesse’s
SparX™ and E-StaX™ Ethernet switch  technology and SMBStaX™ software for its
latest generation of Managed Layer 2/Layer 3 Smart Ethernet switch platforms
targeted at SME, Enterprise and IoT applications such as video surveillance.

“Planet’s XGSW, WGSW and IGS series managed Smart Ethernet switches are
designed to support distributed intelligent communication for networked
control,” said Tom Shih, CTO at Planet Technology. “Vitesse delivered the
optimal level of integration and innovative features that we needed to advance
our platforms, improving performance, security, and IPv6 readiness, to better
meet our customers’ needs.”

“Vitesse’s SparX and E-StaX Ethernet switch and turnkey software portfolio is
specifically architected to meet SME, Enterprise and emerging IoT market
needs,” said Uday Mudoi, vice president of product marketing at Vitesse. “IoT
continues to be a promising market segment for Vitesse, with design wins
comprising over 25% of the overall total last quarter. Leading OEMs like
Planet clearly recognize the time-to-market value that Vitesse Ethernet
solutions deliver.”

Planet and Vitesse at Computex 2014

Planet Technology will highlight its Smart Ethernet switch platforms, along
with their other IP-based networking products and solutions at Computex Taipei
from June 3-7, 2014 in Exhibition Hall 1F, Booth #A0604, Taipei World Trade
Center, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Vitesse will showcase its latest generation Ethernet products in a private
demonstration suite. Meetings are by appointment only.

About Planet

Planet Technology Corporation is a leading global provider of IP-based
networking products and solutions for small-to-medium-sized businesses,
enterprises, and SOHO markets. Planet designs, deploys and delivers innovative
IP solutions with converged data, voice, and video deployment over the wide
range of networking technologies. Learn more at

About Vitesse

Vitesse (Nasdaq: VTSS) designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance
semiconductor solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and IoT 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 or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi.

Vitesse is a registered trademark and SparX, E-StaX and SMBStaX 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 (Americas):
SHIFT Communications
Jennifer Usher, +1-415-591-8456
Agency Contact (China):
Beijing New Synergy Consulting
Sharon Hu, +86 10 88144519/20 x 808
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