PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC®) (NASDAQ:PMCS), the semiconductor and software solutions innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, today announced the Company has received the prestigious Excellent Partner Award from the Procurement Division of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd., a leading company which focuses on social innovation business. The award, which recognizes the superior product technology, service and support that PMC provides to Hitachi, was presented to Seiji Nishimura, Representative Director, PMC Japan K.K., on behalf of PMC on June 10, 2014, at Yokohama city, Japan.

“PMC leads the industry in developing next-generation SAS and PCIe storage technology, which aligns perfectly with our requirements,” said Mr. Munehiro Hashimoto, Corporate Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Platform Business and President of IT Platform Division Group, Information & Telecommunication Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd. “Product excellence, combined with their commitment to delivering the highest-quality support, earned PMC our Excellent Partner Award.”

“To receive this recognition for providing superior product technology, quality and support is a great honor,” said Travis Karr, vice president and general manager of PMC’s Enterprise Storage Division. “The partnership between Hitachi and PMC spans more than a decade, from early generations of Fibre Channel storage solutions to their storage products based on SAS technology. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Hitachi to deliver advanced storage solutions with high performance, scalability and reliability.”

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