SOURCE: Open-Silicon

December 15, 2008 17:37 ET

Open-Silicon Wins the Global Semiconductor Alliance "Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company" Award

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2008) - Open-Silicon, Inc., the leading open market semiconductor manufacturer and provider of spec-to-silicon ASIC design services, today announced it has won the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) award for the industry's "Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company."

The GSA presents this award annually to the private company most respected in terms of products, vision and future opportunity. Recent previous winners of this award include NVIDIA, Marvell and Atheros Communications, among others. The award process consists of nomination by a GSA committee of industry experts and then final selection by the semiconductor community, including semiconductor financial and industry analysts and suppliers.

"We are honored that our peers have recognized our leadership and our commitment to product excellence now and in the future," said Naveed Sherwani, Open-Silicon president and CEO. "We attribute our success to our business model, our people, our relationships with customers and our ability to deliver on our strategy to bring cost-effectiveness, predictability and reliability back to the ASIC market."

"We are pleased to present Open-Silicon, Inc. with the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company Award for their hard work and innovation," said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of GSA. "It is a great honor to receive this recognition from your peers in the industry."

About Open-Silicon

Open-Silicon, Inc. is a fabless ASIC company that was founded to set new standards for the predictability and reliability of ASICs and enable customers to differentiate their products through affordable custom silicon. Open-Silicon provides leading edge ASIC design, open market IP integration, and high quality silicon manufacturing services to customers worldwide. Through the "Science of ASICs" initiative Open-Silicon continues to introduce technology advantages that help customers increase their market success. For more information, visit Open-Silicon's website at or call 408-240-5700.

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