Vitesse CTO Re-Elected To ATIS Board Of Directors

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of IC solutions to advance "Ethernet Everywhere" in Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things ( IoT) networks, announced that Martin Nuss, chief technology officer at Vitesse, was re-elected to the board of directors for the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS). The ATIS Board is composed exclusively of CTOs and senior industry executives from the top global information and communications technology (ICT) companies. The most senior of all governing bodies of its type in the industry, the ATIS Board outlines the technology vision and strategic direction to address critical industry priorities such as the All-IP transition, Software-Defined Networking ( SDN), Network Functions Virtualization ( NFV), Cloud services, M2M, and cyber security.

"As an ATIS Board member for the past two years, Martin Nuss is known for his ability to connect current business challenges to the technical insights that will advance our members' most pressing imperatives," said ATIS President and CEO Susan Miller. "We look forward to his second-term contributions to our initiatives, including our NFV Forum which is helping ICT companies realize the benefits of rapidly advancing software-defined networking and NFV technologies."

"I feel privileged to continue my ATIS Board tenure and help shape the future of technology innovations and solutions within the global ICT industry," said Martin Nuss at Vitesse. "Vitesse remains committed to driving forward key ATIS initiatives, such as SDN/NFV, which will revolutionize networks as we currently know them."

About ATIS

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry's most pressing business priorities. ATIS' nearly 200 member companies are currently working to address the All-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle — from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.

ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The organization is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative, a member of and major U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit  www.atis.org.

About Vitesse

Vitesse (Nasdaq: VTSS) designs a diverse portfolio of high-performance semiconductors, application software, and integrated turnkey systems solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks worldwide. Vitesse products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Access and Industrial-IoT Networking. Visit www.vitesse.com or follow us on Twitter @VitesseSemi.

Vitesse is a registered trademark 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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