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Vitesse’s CTO Martin Nuss Elected to ATIS Board of Directors

Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, announced that Martin Nuss, chief technology officer at Vitesse, will join the board of directors for the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS). The ATIS board is comprised of CTOs and other senior-level executives from the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry to guide development of standards and solutions for IP-based infrastructures, converged multimedia, cloud-based services, cyber security, and more.

Vitesse Semiconductor CTO, Martin Nuss (Photo: Business Wire)

Vitesse Semiconductor CTO, Martin Nuss (Photo: Business Wire)

“ATIS is delighted to welcome Martin Nuss to its board,” said ATIS President and CEO Susan M. Miller. “ATIS is where the top global ICT companies come together to advance the industry’s most pressing business priorities. I am certain Martin’s ingenuity in creating product roadmaps and identifying new solutions platforms will contribute significantly to ATIS’ success and we welcome his contributions.”

“I am honored to be able to help guide the important innovations and contributions that ATIS advocates in the industry,” said Martin Nuss at Vitesse. “As a long-term ICT semiconductor supplier, we are accustomed to anticipating industry trends and needs well ahead of deployments. Vitesse is committed to advancing ATIS initiatives for next-generation wired and wireless networks, such as the COAST initiative to explore alternatives to GPS-timing.”

About ATIS

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, ATIS brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s most-pressing business priorities. Through ATIS committees and forums, nearly 200 companies address cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M communications, cyber security, ehealth, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle — from design and innovation through solutions that include standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, and interoperability testing.

ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of oneM2M, a member and major U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radio and Telecommunications sectors, and 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 semiconductor solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks worldwide. Vitesse products enable the fastest-growing network infrastructure markets including Mobile Access/IP Edge, Cloud Computing and SMB/SME Enterprise 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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