AppliedMicro Announces Election of Dan Dove to Ethernet Alliance Board

Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST

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  SUNNYVALE, CA, Feb 21 (Marketwire) -- 
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCC), also known as
AppliedMicro, today announced that Dan Dove, senior director of
technology for connectivity solutions, has been reelected to the Ethernet
Alliance Board of Directors. In this role, Dove will help promote and
advance Ethernet technology and its associated ecosystem. 

    Dove is a physical layer (PHY) expert with more than 30 years of
experience in developing and applying advanced networking technology. He
currently chairs the IEEE P802.3bm Next Generation 40G and 100G Optical
Task Force. 

    "Dan's breadth of expertise in Ethernet technology is an invaluable asset
to the Ethernet Alliance organization, as our members look to more
advanced Ethernet technologies that address the increasing demand for
higher speed and bandwidth," said John D'Ambrosia, chairman, Ethernet
Alliance. "We are honored to have him serve again on our board, helping
to further our mission of promoting IEEE 802.3 standards to the industry."

    "As a pioneer and leading supplier of solutions that support the latest,
high-speed Ethernet standards, AppliedMicro's strategy is closely aligned
with the Ethernet Alliance," said Dove. "I look forward to combining my
knowledge and expertise with the broad Ethernet Alliance network to help
move the industry to next-generation Ethernet solutions and expand the
reach of Ethernet technology in the industry."

    Dove joined AppliedMicro in 2011, and is responsible for developing the
company's Ethernet physical layer strategy, participating in standards
development and consulting on feature definition with the company's
product management teams. Prior to joining AppliedMicro, Dove spent 31
years in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Networking Division where he was
involved in the development of industry standards and the application of
those standards within HP Networking products. He has developed numerous
networking products, participated in IEEE 802 standards since 1988, and
holds 21 patents. 

    About the Ethernet Alliance

    The Ethernet Alliances serves as an industry resource for developers,
vendors and end users -- from the operators of sophisticated carrier and
business networks to the consumer in the home. It boasts more than 25
member companies worldwide.

    About AppliedMicro

    Applied Micro Circuits Corporation is a global leader in computing and
connectivity solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data
centers. AppliedMicro delivers silicon solutions that dramatically lower
total cost of ownership. Corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale,
California. www.apm.com.

    Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, AMCC, AppliedMicro and the
AppliedMicro logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Applied
Micro Circuits Corporation. All other product or service names are the
property of their respective owners.

    

Media Contacts:

AppliedMicro
Diane Orr 
Orr & Company
408-358-1617
diane@orr-co.com 

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