SOURCE: AppliedMicro


February 21, 2013 09:00 ET

AppliedMicro Announces Election of Dan Dove to Ethernet Alliance Board

Guides Promotion and Advancement of Ethernet Ecosystem

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2013) - Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ: AMCC), also known as AppliedMicro, today announced that Dan Dove, senior director of technology for connectivity solutions, has been reelected to the Ethernet Alliance Board of Directors. In this role, Dove will help promote and advance Ethernet technology and its associated ecosystem.

Dove is a physical layer (PHY) expert with more than 30 years of experience in developing and applying advanced networking technology. He currently chairs the IEEE P802.3bm Next Generation 40G and 100G Optical Task Force. 

"Dan's breadth of expertise in Ethernet technology is an invaluable asset to the Ethernet Alliance organization, as our members look to more advanced Ethernet technologies that address the increasing demand for higher speed and bandwidth," said John D'Ambrosia, chairman, Ethernet Alliance. "We are honored to have him serve again on our board, helping to further our mission of promoting IEEE 802.3 standards to the industry."

"As a pioneer and leading supplier of solutions that support the latest, high-speed Ethernet standards, AppliedMicro's strategy is closely aligned with the Ethernet Alliance," said Dove. "I look forward to combining my knowledge and expertise with the broad Ethernet Alliance network to help move the industry to next-generation Ethernet solutions and expand the reach of Ethernet technology in the industry."

Dove joined AppliedMicro in 2011, and is responsible for developing the company's Ethernet physical layer strategy, participating in standards development and consulting on feature definition with the company's product management teams. Prior to joining AppliedMicro, Dove spent 31 years in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Networking Division where he was involved in the development of industry standards and the application of those standards within HP Networking products. He has developed numerous networking products, participated in IEEE 802 standards since 1988, and holds 21 patents.

About the Ethernet Alliance

The Ethernet Alliances serves as an industry resource for developers, vendors and end users -- from the operators of sophisticated carrier and business networks to the consumer in the home. It boasts more than 25 member companies worldwide.

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.

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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