Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq:VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things ( IoT) networks, announced that Planet Technology Corporation is using Vitesse’s SparX™ and E-StaX™ Ethernet switch technology and SMBStaX™ software for its latest generation of Managed Layer 2/Layer 3 Smart Ethernet switch platforms targeted at SME, Enterprise and IoT applications such as video surveillance.

“Planet’s XGSW, WGSW and IGS series managed Smart Ethernet switches are designed to support distributed intelligent communication for networked control,” said Tom Shih, CTO at Planet Technology. “Vitesse delivered the optimal level of integration and innovative features that we needed to advance our platforms, improving performance, security, and IPv6 readiness, to better meet our customers’ needs.”

“Vitesse’s SparX and E-StaX Ethernet switch and turnkey software portfolio is specifically architected to meet SME, Enterprise and emerging IoT market needs,” said Uday Mudoi, vice president of product marketing at Vitesse. “IoT continues to be a promising market segment for Vitesse, with design wins comprising over 25% of the overall total last quarter. Leading OEMs like Planet clearly recognize the time-to-market value that Vitesse Ethernet solutions deliver.”

Planet and Vitesse at Computex 2014

Planet Technology will highlight its Smart Ethernet switch platforms, along with their other IP-based networking products and solutions at Computex Taipei from June 3-7, 2014 in Exhibition Hall 1F, Booth #A0604, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Vitesse will showcase its latest generation Ethernet products in a private demonstration suite. Meetings are by appointment only.

About Planet

Planet Technology Corporation is a leading global provider of IP-based networking products and solutions for small-to-medium-sized businesses, enterprises, and SOHO markets. Planet designs, deploys and delivers innovative IP solutions with converged data, voice, and video deployment over the wide range of networking technologies. Learn more at

About Vitesse

Vitesse (Nasdaq: VTSS) designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance semiconductor solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and IoT networks worldwide. Vitesse products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Computing, SMB/SME Enterprise and IoT Networking. Visit or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi.

Vitesse is a registered trademark and SparX, E-StaX and SMBStaX 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.


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