Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced that its VeriTime™ chipset was named a finalist for the 2013 China Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards in the Product of the Year, Mixed Signal Controller/Processor/SoC category. The chipset consists of SynchroPHY™ 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE), 10GE and 10GE OTN PHYs and Carrier Ethernet Switch Engines with Vitesse’s IEEE1588v2 LTE-Advanced-ready VeriTime technology. The China ACE Awards, organized by Global Sources, honor the technologies, companies, and people that shape innovative electronics design in mainland China. Award winners are selected by online vote from design engineers and qualified by the ACE Award Committee, consisting of media editors and industry experts. In 2012, the China ACE Awards received over 300 entries from international and domestic semiconductor and test companies doing business in mainland China. The winners will be unveiled during the International IC China Conference & Exhibition 2013 at an evening event taking place on March 1, 2013 in Shenzhen, China. “We are honored that our technology innovations are gaining industry recognition,” said Uday Mudoi, product marketing director at Vitesse. “Vitesse is committed to specifically addressing service provider needs in bringing Gigabit broadband connectivity to mobile networks.” The VeriTime chipset was also recently a finalist for the Carrier Ethernet APAC 2012 Awards and the LTE North America 2012 Awards. Several OEM platforms using the VeriTime chipset were named winners in various categories at both events. About Vitesse Vitesse (Nasdaq: VTSS) designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance semiconductor solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks worldwide. Vitesse products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Computing and SMB/SME Enterprise Networking. Visit www.vitesse.com or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi. Vitesse is a registered trademark and VeriTime and SynchroPHY are trademarks of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective holders.