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Alchip and Credo Provide 28Gbps SerDes ASICs for Enterprise Data Communication April 21, 2014


Taipei, Taiwan/Hong Kong/San Jose, USA – April 21, 2014- Credo Semiconductor, a global innovation leader in SerDes technology, and Alchip Technologies, Ltd. (TWSE: 3661), aworld leading fabless ASIC company, announced a strategic partnership forproviding 28Gb/s SerDes IP for ASIC solutions targeting the Data Center and EnterpriseCommunications markets.


Leveragingitsadvanced and innovativearchitecture, Credo Semiconductor willoffer to Alchip's customers a world class 28Gb/s SerDes IP in TSMC28nm process that features small area, low jitter, low power, and low latency, as well asadvanced TX pre-emphasis equalization, RX CTLE (continuous time linearequalization) and DFE (decision feedback equalization).  The CredoSerDes has been tested at 28Gb/s across a test channel with more than 35dB lossat Nyquist frequency.


“We are very excited about our partnership with Alchipto offer the Credo SerDes solutions to their customers serving the highperformance enterprise markets.” saidBill Brennan, Credo CEO. “With our 28nm, 28Gb/s SerDes solutions, Credo andAlchip will enable best-in-class solutions for our customers. Credo is very excitedabout the collaboration with Alchip.”


 “Alchip's design requirements are growingincreasingly complex from our globaltier-one system customers.” said Johnny Shen, President and CEO of Alchip. “By adopting Credo's high speed SerDes IP solutions, Alchip is well-positioned to meetthese challenges and reduce design turn-around time. This collaborationbetween Credo and Alchip will extend our value proposition to our customerswith the best in class silicon solutions.”


Credo Semiconductor will offer aprivate demonstration to potential business partners. Companies interested inlearning more about Credo Semiconductor's current silicon, as well as future developments should contact:


About Credo Semiconductor

CredoSemiconductor is a provider of high performance mixed-signal integratedcircuits targeting the Data Center and Enterprise Networking markets.  OurSerDes technologies enable optimized solutions for leading edge speed, power,and signal processing requirements. For more information:


About Alchip Technologies Ltd.

Founded in2003, Alchip Technologies Ltd. is a leading provider of silicon design andmanufacturing services for companies developing complex and high-volumesystem-on-chip (SoC) designs. Alchip's products are mainly used in currentHDTV, mobile phones, networking, computers, entertainment and other consumerelectronics devices. It provides ASIC design and manufacturing servicesintended to enable customers to cost-effectively address the technologicalcomplexity of silicon design and the need to reduce time to market. For moreinformation:



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