November 13, 2008
NetLogic Microsystems Selected As a Winner of Deloitte’s 2008 Technology Fast 500 and Deloitte’s 2008 Fast 50 Silicon Valley for the Fourth Consecutive Year
NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL), the leader in the design and development of knowledge-based processors and high-speed integrated circuits, today announced that it has been ranked as the 11th fastest growing Semiconductor company on Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. In addition, NetLogic Microsystems has been ranked 29th on Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast 50 Program for Silicon Valley Software and Information Technology companies. Rankings are based on percentage of revenue growth over five years, from 2003 to 2007.
"We are honored to have been selected by Deloitte for both the Technology Fast 500 and Technology Fast 50 Silicon Valley for the fourth consecutive year," said Ron Jankov, president and chief executive officer of NetLogic Microsystems. "Our exceptional growth over the past five years has enabled us to establish ourselves as the worldwide leader in knowledge-based processors and 10 Gigabit Ethernet PHY, and I would like to thank our employees for their continued innovation and dedication as well as our customers for their support and commitment."
NetLogic Microsystems' high-performance networking products are designed into systems offered by leading OEMs worldwide, including AlaxalA Networks Corporation, Alcatel-Lucent, ARRIS Group Inc., Avago Technologies, Cisco Systems, Inc., Ericsson, Finisar Corporation, Foundry Networks, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Juniper Networks, Inc., Motorola, Inc., Nokia Siemens Networks, Nortel Networks Limited, Opnext, Inc. and Tellabs, Inc.
"Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 recognizes companies who have achieved extraordinary growth in North America's most innovative and competitive market sectors," said Phil Asmundson, Deloitte LLP vice chairman and national managing partner for Technology, Media and Telecommunications. "We congratulate NetLogic Microsystems on this significant accomplishment."
Fast 500 Selection and Qualifying Criteria
The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. It is compiled from Deloitte's regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth from 2003 to 2007.
Entrants must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify. Base-year operating revenues must be at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, and current-year operating revenues must be at least $5 million USD or CD. Companies must be in business a minimum of five years, and they must be headquartered within North America.
About NetLogic Microsystems
NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL), a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Mountain View, California, designs, develops and markets high-performance knowledge-based processors and high-speed integrated circuits that accelerate the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia content for advanced enterprise, datacenter, communications and mobile wireless networks. NetLogic Microsystems' products include high-performance knowledge-based processors, application-aware content processors, 10-Gigabit Ethernet interconnects and network search engines that are being deployed by Tier 1 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in leading systems such as routers, switches, wireless infrastructure equipment, network security appliances, datacenter servers, network access equipment and network storage devices. NetLogic Microsystems' knowledge-based processors and content processors employ an advanced processor architecture and a large knowledge or signature database containing information on the network, as well as applications and content that run on the network, to make complex decisions about individual packets of information traveling through the network. NetLogic Microsystems' products significantly enhance the performance and functionality of next-generation networks that are designed to deliver high-definition video delivery over the Internet (IPTV), media-rich content over advanced mobile wireless services, voice transmission over the Internet (VoIP) and network security applications. For more information about products offered by NetLogic Microsystems, call +1-650-961-6676 or visit the NetLogic Microsystems Web site at http://www.netlogicmicro.com.
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