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AppliedMicro Contributes First ARM-Based Microserver Specification to Open Compute Project

World's First ARM® 64-bit Server Board Based on New Specification Debuts at Open Compute Summit

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- Open Compute Summit - Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCC) today announced that it has signed its contribution license with the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation, developing the first micro server board design specification based on the ARMv8 architecture. The design will leverage the AppliedMicro® X-Gene™ platform, the industry's first ARM 64-bit Server on a Chip™ solution.

As the first ARMv8 contribution to the OCP Motherboard Working Group, the new specification contributed by AppliedMicro will be the foundation for purpose-built cloud and enterprise server deployments specifically focusing on increased density and field serviceability resulting in a lower total cost of ownership (TCO).

"The X-Gene platform is designed to deliver unprecedented low power, high performance and integration, with the goal of changing the way servers are designed for cloud and enterprise applications," said Dr. Paramesh Gopi, president and CEO of AppliedMicro. "This purpose-built server on a chip and open source software deliver the cost efficiency, power and performance needed to serve evolving data center workloads. And, with X-Gene silicon slated to sample to key customers this quarter, an ARM 64-bit server motherboard design has the potential to reach the data center by the end of this year."

The new micro server design was showcased by Frank Frankovsky, chairman of the Open Compute Foundation and vice president of hardware design and supply chain at Facebook, during his keynote today at the Open Compute Summit. It is one of the first designs released for the Open Compute Project common slot architecture specification -- a specification that can accommodate all SOC architecture types -- that was also announced at the Summit.

"As the first to deliver silicon based on the ARM 64-bit architecture, AppliedMicro gives consumers an opportunity to evaluate the benefits of this compelling processor architecture in server motherboard designs," Frankovsky said. "An alternative processor architecture such as ARM, coupled with open source software, has the potential to radically increase the amount of compute power we can get from the energy we consume and the money we spend."

Gopi also presented at today's Open Compute Summit and noted that key customers will have samples in house this quarter. The server motherboard design featuring the X-Gene platform is being showcased at the Summit in the AppliedMicro Booth #A2, January 16-17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara.

About the X-Gene Platform
As the world's first 64-bit ARM processor, the X-Gene platform combines ARMv8-compliant cores with advanced off-load engine capabilities unique to AppliedMicro. The new Server on a Chip solution has been purpose-built to deliver compelling performance for real-world cloud workloads at a fraction of the power and cost of existing solutions. Together, AppliedMicro and ARM co-developed the ARMv8 architecture, giving AppliedMicro a significant lead in enabling a new breed of public and private cloud servers.

About AppliedMicro
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation is a global leader in computing and connectivity solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data centers. AppliedMicro delivers silicon solutions that dramatically lower total cost of ownership. Corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. www.apm.com.

X-Gene, Server on a Chip, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, AMCC, AppliedMicro and the AppliedMicro logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

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