IDT Acknowledged as Worldwide Market Leader for Network Search Engine Market
Networking Silicon Market Share Report by The Linley Group Shows 2006 Growth of over 53.5 Percent for IDT Network Search Engine and Search Accelerator Business
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 2, 2007 – IDT™ (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced it has been recognized for its leadership position in the network search engine (NSE) market. In its recently published Networking Silicon Market Share report, The Linley Group, a leading technology analysis vendor for the networking, communications and consumer semiconductor markets, cites IDT as the market leader for network search engine and accelerator-type devices.
The report rated the top three network search engine vendors comparing revenue, percentage change and 2006 market share. The results demonstrate IDT as a clear leader with 43.4 percent market share for 2006 and dramatic 53.5 percent growth in revenue.
“IDT has proven to be a world-class supplier of network search engine and accelerator devices by continuing to deliver products that efficiently and effectively address its customers’ requirements, as demonstrated by its leadership position in the highly competitive network search engine market,” said Jag Bolaria, senior analyst at The Linley Group. “With innovative products like the search accelerator family, IDT is in a good position to continue to expand its market reach.”
“We are delighted to have the Networking Silicon Market Share report affirms clear IDT leadership in the network search engine market,” said Derek Dicker, vice president and general manager of the IDT IP Co-processor division. “We have seen tremendous success for both our NSE products as well as our newest search accelerator family in Tier 1 customers. The search accelerator devices, which have been offering the highest performance in the industry for well over a year – over one billion searches per second – are hands down the best solution in the market. It is very gratifying to have that confirmed by the Linley report.”
IDT Network Search Engines and Search Accelerators
The IDT network search engines and their application-optimized search accelerator cousins assist packet header processing with industry leading performance and service capabilities at wire speed. The IDT network search engine portfolio includes a family of custom devices, as well as families of NSEs with high-performance interfaces for ASICs and glue-less interfaces to leading network processors.
The search accelerator family covers densities from 5 – 20Mbit and has an innovative feature set including an 80-bit I/O optimized for complex IPv6 policy lookups, quad simultaneous multi-database lookup, and efficient power management techniques that combine together with one billion searches per second performance making it the lowest power, highest performing family of its kind. The IDT search accelerators process complex IPv6 policy lookups at 40 Gbps throughput and beyond, enabling next-generation networking equipment to work faster, smarter and moreefficiently. With integrated error correction code to improve data integrity and system uptime, the search accelerators accelerate packet header classification and forwarding in core, metro and access networks and are manufactured on the TSMC 90 nanometer process technology.
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, mixed-signal solutions that solve customer problems. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com.
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