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Marvell Selected by NETGEAR for Storage Central Turbo – Delivering Fail-safe, Affordable, Shareable, Turbo Gigabit Speeds for Music, Photos, Video and Data


Marvell Orion Media Vault 88F5182 Offers Scalable, Highly Integrated, High-Performance Solution to Help Netgear Products Address the Networked Storage Requirements of Today’s Digital Lifestyle

Santa Clara, California (January 8, 2007) — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), the leader in storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that the Marvell Orion 88F5182 media vault processor has been selected for the new NETGEAR Storage Central Turbo, a revolutionary upgradeable networked attached storage device which functions like a local disk drive and is accessible from any network computer. The Orion Media Vault 88F5182 enables consumers to consolidate, manage and instantly access rich multimedia and data content throughout the home. With rock-solid, home-wide Quality of Service (QoS), the 88F5182 delivers true, uninterrupted multi-streaming performance.

“NETGEAR is committed to delivering products which give our customers the security and stability they want for their priceless data and content while delivering maximum speeds, ease of configuration and a clear growth path,” said Vivek Pathela, Vice President of Product Marketing for NETGEAR. “When looking for a silicon vendor with expertise in networking and storage Marvell was the right choice – we are excited to team with Marvell on another groundbreaking product which enriches our customer’s digital lifestyle.”

“The Marvell vision of rich multimedia which is seamlessly accessible at consumer price points, is becoming a reality with products like the NETGEAR Storage Central Turbo SC101T,” said Dr. Simon Milner, Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell. “By partnering with a tier one company such as NETGEAR we are enabling processing, connectivity and storage technology well beyond currently available NAS products and creating a new class of consumer storage products.”

Marvell Orion family media vault processors are designed to provide networking, storage, and media serving controller solutions for the consumer, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), and Small and Medium-Sized Business (SMB) markets. Based on Marvell’s ARM-compliant, high-performance, custom-designed microprocessor, the Orion family meets the performance demands of various network storage and media serving applications.

The Orion Media Vault comes packaged with an extensible, open-source, plug-and-play Linux 2.6-based software development kit (SDK), which supports a variety of applications and middleware, providing customers and partners with quick time-to-market solutions. The Orion platforms deliver exceptional performance and industry-leading features in a cost-effective footprint targeting set top boxes, triple play gateways, and media vault applications.

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Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is the leader in storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms “Company” and “Marvell” refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries, including Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (MSI), Marvell Asia Pte Ltd (MAPL), Marvell Japan K.K., Marvell Taiwan Ltd., Marvell International Ltd. (MIL), Marvell U.K. Limited, Marvell Semiconductor Israel Ltd. (MSIL), RADLAN Computer Communications Ltd., and SysKonnect GmbH. MSI is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and designs, develops and markets products on behalf of MIL and MAPL. MSI may be contacted at (408) 222-2500 or at

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