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AMCC Completes MISSIONTM Solution Family with Robust Multi-Service Software Suite


Building on expertise in delivering five generations of NPU and Traffic Management products, AMCC’s production-quality solutions enable customers to accelerate time-to-market
SAN DIEGO, November 14, 2005 - Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) [NASDAQ: AMCC] today announced the availability of its multi-service application software suite for the MISSION™ chipset. Designed for multi-service switches and routers, Wireline Access (DSL, CMTS, PON, Media Gateways), Mobile Infrastructure, and Metro Aggregation equipment, the software implements support for ATM Layer 2 switching, Multi-Link PPP, IMA, Multi-Link Frame Relay, and ATM SAR. This robust, production-quality applications suite allows AMCC to help customers develop high-performance, feature-rich products and minimize time-to-market.

AMCC’s multi-service software suite delivers a proven set of solutions that can be directly deployed and utilized in customers’ systems. Significantly reducing the amount of code that customers are required to write by providing the core product functionality, AMCC’s software suite affords OEMS the ability to focus development resources on implementing truly differentiating processing capabilities for their products.

“Customers are looking to eliminate the need for protocol-specific hardware. AMCC’s multi-service applications software suite allows customers to meet this demand by building ’Any Service, Any Port’ line cards,” said Daryn Lau, senior vice president and general manager for AMCC’s Integrated Communications Products Business Unit. “AMCC’s focused development and investment in these applications combined with the delivery of a complete chipset and production quality software, have cemented our success with the top equipment vendors in the market. The unparalleled scalability, performance and quality of our solution, particularly in the critical best-in-class traffic management capabilities, have also enabled us to capture the majority of the multi-service arena.”

AMCC’s MISSION multi-service applications software suite is currently shipping in production and is delivered as source code with full specifications, test and performance reports. Software for the MISSION Access chipset is scheduled to be release in Q1 2006. For additional technical information on the MISSION and MISSION Access multi-service application software suite, visit

About AMCC
AMCC provides the essential building blocks for the processing, moving and storing of information worldwide. The company blends systems and software expertise with high-performance, high-bandwidth silicon integration to deliver silicon, hardware and software solutions for global wide area networks (WAN), embedded applications such as PowerPC and programmable SOC architectures, storage area networks (SAN), and high-growth storage markets such as Serial ATA (SATA) RAID. AMCC’s corporate headquarters are located in San Diego, California. Sales and engineering offices are located throughout the world. For further information regarding AMCC, please visit our web site at

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