Santa Clara, California (September 21, 2010) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, announced today that it has been named the 2010 Supplier of the Year by Brocade (Nasdaq: BRCD), a provider of extraordinary networking solutions that enable today's complex, data-intensive businesses to optimize information connectivity and maximize the business value of their data. Marvell has provided Brocade with customized and innovative advanced switching and routing solutions, earning top honors in a ceremony held on Sept. 14 at the Brocade Supplier Summit at the Brocade San Jose campus.
Marvell was selected as Brocade's Supplier of the Year based on Marvell's technical leadership in engineering and delivering high-performance, low-power silicon solutions at competitive price points that enabled Brocade to track favorably against sales objectives. Brocade also cited Marvell's ability to scale operationally as a key determinant in the company's selection, along with the ease of doing business with the company, especially in challenging economic times. Brocade selected its Supplier of the Year based on candidates' performance during the past year, and companies representing multiple vendor categories were taken into consideration.
"Marvell has been a strategic supplier for Brocade for many years and its highly integrated, reliable advanced switching and routing solutions help us offer industry-leading networking solutions to our global customers," said Raymond Lee, Vice President of Operations and IT at Brocade. "Marvell continues to demonstrate great passion and dedication in supporting us from both a technical and operational standpoint, which we are happy to acknowledge through this award."
"Marvell is very honored to be recognized as Supplier of the Year by a great industry leader like Brocade," said Ms. Weili Dai, Marvell's Co-founder. "Marvell's core philosophy – and passion – is to deliver differentiated technology that helps our customers succeed. I am so happy to see the success of Brocade's business and I am so proud of our Marvell employees around the world for their dedication and hard work."
Brocade (Nasdaq: BRCD) develops extraordinary networking solutions that enable today's complex, data-intensive businesses to optimize information connectivity and maximize the business value of their data. For more information, visit www.brocade.com.
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