SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that it was honored with seven American Business Awards, including the People's Choice and Best New Product of the Year, at the 11 th Annual American Business Awards (ABAs) held on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. The prestigious Stevie Awards recognize Marvell for its outstanding innovation and contribution to the community and people around the world in technologies and solutions for storage, mobile, video, infrastructure and green energy, including the company's industry-leading quad-core processor, Marvell® ARMADA® Mobile PXA1088, which was named a People's Choice Stevie Award winner in the Favorite New Products category. In addition Marvell received the Best New Product or Service – Hardware – Semiconductor or Other Electronic Component Category, with the Marvell ARMADA® 1500 HD Media Platform, Marvell Avastar® 88W8864 WLAN SoC and Marvell ARMADA Mobile PXA1088 receiving Gold, Silver and Bronze awards respectively.
"We are very honored and humbled to receive such prestigious American Business Awards. This recognition truly represents Marvell's depth and breadth in invention, innovation and contributions to all key areas of the global high-tech industry since Marvell's inception in 1995," said Marvell President and Co-Founder Weili Dai. "I am very proud of our very dedicated, hardworking and passionate engineers around the world for the outstanding achievements in their original creativity and invention. This is a key foundation for Marvell as one of the top global technology leaders in driving the new 'Connected Lifestyle' for a better world for all. We are very thankful for the Stevie Awards committee for their effort and fairness in recognizing all the talented winners for their achievements and innovation."
"So many remarkable stories of success and innovation were told in the nominations submitted to this year's American Business Awards," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We congratulate all of this year's Stevie Awards winners, and thank them for the inspiration provided by their achievements."The ABAs are the nation's premier business awards program honoring the top new products and services in 34 categories. More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration, and the People's Choice competition solicited more than 20,000 consumer votes.