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February 12th, 2015

Marvell Recognized for Wi-Fi® Leadership

By Paul Lambert, Director Engineering

paul-lambert-wifi-awardMarvell was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Leadership and Contribution Award from Wi-Fi Alliance® for the sixth consecutive year.

The Wi-Fi Alliance is a worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi® and whose shared vision is to connect everyone and everything, everywhere. The members of this collaboration forum come from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, industry-standard security protections and the latest technology. Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 23,000 products, delivering the best user experience and encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services in new and established markets, which is why billions of devices today work interactively throughout the world today.

“This annual award was given to Marvell because of its strong contributions to the Wi-Fi industry through leadership in Wi-Fi Alliance initiatives,” said Edgar Figueroa, President and Chief Executive Officer, of the Wi-Fi Alliance. “This year marks Marvell’s sixth sequential recognition, underscoring the company’s ongoing commitment and participation in Wi-Fi Alliance technology certification and development activities.”

Marvell’s innovative Wi-Fi technology is a key foundation of its end-to-end “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle” solutions including Internet of Things (IoT), Kinoma Create, Kinoma Connect software, 4G LTE mobile solutions, mobile storage, and other industry-leading products.

With Marvell’s portfolio of advanced wireless technology and integrated security, we help make sure your calls and digital entertainment activities don’t get dropped or intercepted.

Essentially, Marvell continues its involvement, award or no award, with the Wi-Fi alliance because we believe in the mission, and it provides the underlying technology that allows people to do great things — fun things — with their mobile devices. Whether it’s social media or socializing — like sending selfies — we want to do our part to ensure that today’s mobile to digital entertainment devices to tomorrow’s Internet of Things (IoT) work and work well together. That’s why Marvell keeps pushing forward, not only with its technology, but also addresses obstacles at an industry level, so users can seamlessly enjoy their technology devices.

To view Marvell’s wireless offerings go to: http://www.marvell.com/wireless/.

February 11th, 2015

Marvell Selected by The Linley Group as 2014 Analysts’ Choice Award Winner

By Amit Avivi, Product Marketing Manager

Linley Group Analyst AwardThe Linley Group has announced the winners of its annual Analysts’ Choice Awards, and we are thrilled to share the news that the Marvell Prestera® 98DX4251 has been selected as the Best Networking Chip of 2014. The Marvell Prestera 98DX4251 is our next-generation packet processor designed to enable performance- and cost-optimized solutions for a broad range of platforms in the service provider and campus environments.

Bob Wheeler, Principal Analyst, Networking at The Linley Group shared his thoughts with us on our award win, “We selected Marvell’s Prestera 98DX4251 packet processor as the Best Networking Chip because its feature set advanced the state-of-the-art for Carrier Ethernet aggregation switches. By offering five levels of carrier-class hierarchical QoS along with virtualization and tunneling capabilities, the 98DX4251 enables delivery of highly differentiated services in the access and aggregation layers of next-generation networks.”

The Linley Group Analysts’ Choice Awards recognize the top semiconductor products of 2014 in seven categories: PC/server processors, mobile processors, embedded processors, processor-IP cores, networking chips, mobile chips, and best technology. The team of technology analysts from The Linley Group evaluate the merits of the leading products based on the combined impact of performance, power, features and cost of each device for a given end system and market. You can read more about the 2014 Awards winners here.

We thank The Linley Group for honoring us with this award and recognizing the contributions of leading processor offerings in powering innovative capabilities for the industry.