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AppliedMicro Expands Global Design Operations in India

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>New semiconductor development center in Bangalore to complement Company's connectivity and advanced CPU design for cloud and enterprise data center applications</i> </p>

Thursday, June 21, 2012

AppliedMicro Expands Global Design Operations in India08:03 EDT Thursday, June 21, 2012 BANGALORE, India (Business Wire) -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, or AppliedMicro™ (NASDAQ: AMCC), an industry leading provider of energy conscious silicon solutions for next generation data centers and internet infrastructure, announced the opening of its new Bangalore design center. The operation will drive advanced design and development of AppliedMicro's computing and connectivity solutions and provide significant value to its technology capabilities. This is the company's second design center in India after Pune. "By having our new design operations in Bangalore, we will engage the industry's best talent and work closely with our partners and customers to shape next-generation solutions in data center computing and connectivity. The learning and ownership opportunities our company will offer to senior engineering talent here will be significant and unique, allowing them to be pioneers of energy conscious cloud computing silicon and software," said Anil Gupta, Managing Director, AppliedMicro India. (Photo: Business Wire) AppliedMicro's newest design center will enable the company to meet the explosive demand for “Just-Right” compute and connectivity products for enterprise and cloud data centers through the development of new products. These new products will dramatically reduce energy and the total cost of ownership (TCO) of data center infrastructure by striking the optimal blend of performance, density and power consumption. AppliedMicro is the only company to offer a complete suite of compute and connectivity silicon specifically designed for next-generation data centers. “With the launch of the X-Gene™ platform at the end of 2011, AppliedMicro demonstrated its innovative capabilities in the cloud computing space. We are building on this by assembling teams that can satisfy our complex and demanding engineering objectives and fuel our growth. Bangalore's world-class, highly proficient and mature talent pool complements this strategy very well, and together with our Pune center, will contribute to India being our fastest growing design location,” said Dr. Paramesh Gopi, President and CEO of AppliedMicro. “By having our new design operations in Bangalore, we will engage the industry's best talent and work closely with our partners and customers to shape next-generation solutions in data center computing and connectivity. The learning and ownership opportunities our company will offer to senior engineering talent here will be significant and unique, allowing them to be pioneers of energy conscious cloud computing silicon and software,” said Anil Gupta, Managing Director, AppliedMicro India. The Bangalore design center will reflect AppliedMicro's strong heritage in innovation and a clear commitment to energy efficiency. It will complement the company's strategy in the development of its flagship product, "X-Gene", the world's first 64-bit ARM® architecture compliant processor for next-generation cloud computing, wireless infrastructure, enterprise networking, storage and security applications. The center will also contribute significantly to the development of AppliedMicro's next generation Optical Transport Network (OTN) and physical layer (PHY) products. Besides Bangalore and Pune in India, AppliedMicro has design centers in North America, Denmark, and Vietnam. AppliedMicro Overview AppliedMicro is an industry leading provider of energy conscious silicon solutions for next generation data centers and internet infrastructure. With a heritage of innovation in high-speed connectivity and high-performance computing, AppliedMicro delivers high-performance silicon solutions that dramatically reduce energy and the total cost of ownership (TCO) for service provider and data center infrastructures. AppliedMicro's corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. Sales and engineering offices are located throughout the world. For further information regarding AppliedMicro, visit the company's Web site at http://www.apm.com. ©2012 Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. AppliedMicro, the AppliedMicro logo and X-Gene are trademarks or registered trademarks of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. ARM is a registration trademark of ARM Limited in EU and other countries. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50319004&lang=en Media:AppliedMicro CorporateTally Kaplan Porat, 408-702-3139M: 408-483-8370tkaplan@apm.comorPublic Relations:Six DegreesKiran Balasubramanian, +91.9886771250kiranb@sixdegreespr.co.inSohini Chowdhury, +91.8884406151sohinic@sixdegreespr.co.in