Tundra Semiconductor's PCI Express Products Selected by Nortel, EFI and AXIOMTEK



    Tundra's PCI Express Bridges offer Highest Quality and Performance

    OTTAWA, Feb. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:
TUN), a leader in System Interconnect, has been selected by Nortel Networks,
EFI, and AXIOMTEK to supply Tundra's high performance PCI Express(R) (PCIe)
Bridges for their newest designs.
    Nortel Networks (TSX: NT) is a recognized leader in delivering
communications technologies for both service provider and enterprise networks
that support multimedia and business-critical applications. Nortel recently
selected Tundra's Tsi381(TM) PCIe Bridge for the quality and reliability that
this bridge offered Nortel's latest Passport product line.
    "Customers continue to rely on Nortel's longstanding commitment to
quality and reliability. The new Nortel Passport switch/routers take advantage
of the proven reliability of the Tundra Tsi381, which offers the highest
performance connection between PCI and PCI Express," said Karl Reinke, Senior
Design Engineer, Nortel Networks.
    EFI, the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation,
also recently selected Tundra's high performance Tsi384(TM) PCI Express Bridge
for its latest design. EFI provides solutions, integrated from creation to
print, that deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity.
    "EFI selected the Tundra Tsi384 for our print solutions, because of its
proven, industry-leading performance. The Tsi384 offered us the high quality,
reliable performance required to help deliver cutting-edge digital printing
solutions to our customers," said Noam Rabin, Senior Engineering Manager, EFI.
    AXIOMTEK Co.Ltd, one of the world's leading designers/manufacturers of
PC-based industrial computer products, has selected Tundra's Tsi381 PCI
Express Bridge for its latest network appliance security platform the NA-200.
    "Tundra's Tsi381 PCIe Bridge is the best solution for our network
appliance platform design. Tundra's PCIe bridges offer the best performance in
the networking vertical appliance and their expert technical team delivers a
new, higher standard of customer service and support to our engineers," said,
Philip Wei, Product Management, AXIOMTEK.
    "Our PCI Express products, which we launched in May of 2008, have seen
broad adoption across geographies, and across applications. We are pleased
that the quality and performance this line of PCI Express bridges offers
customers, is answering a definite need in the market place," said Daniel
Hoste, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tundra Semiconductor.

    About Tundra PCI Express Bridges

    Tundra offers bridges to connect PCI Express to the PCI and PCI-X bus
standards. Tundra's PCIe bridges are compliant with the latest PCIe 1.1
specification, and offer designers the highest quality and performance with
the lowest risk. Tundra's PCIe products are ideal for a variety of
applications including; PCIe adapter cards (HBAs, NICs, I/O cards), external
storage, embedded computing and motherboards, and are the highest quality and
performance bridges available, with minimal errata and proven
interoperability. Low latency, high throughput and performance enhancing
features like short-term caching, enable designers to deliver better system
performance, making their products more competitive. Backed by Tundra's
world-class technical support and comprehensive design support tools, Tundra's
Tsi384, Tsi382 and Tsi381 bridges provide customers new opportunities for
system cost reduction, lower risk and increased performance to new and
existing designs.
    For more information on Tundra's PCI Express Bridges contact
sales@tundra.com or visit www.tundra.com.

    About Tundra

    Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:TUN) supplies the world's leading
communications, computing and storage companies with System Interconnect
products, intellectual property (IP) and design services backed by world-class
customer service and technical support. Tundra's track record of product
leadership includes over a decade of bridges and switches enabling key
industry standards: RapidIO(R), PCI, PCI-X, PCI Express(R), Power
Architecture(TM), VME, HyperTransport(TM), Interlaken, and SPI4.2. Tundra's
products deliver high functional quality and simplified board design and
layout, with specific focus on system level signal integrity. Tundra's design
services division, Silicon Logic Engineering, Inc., offers industry-leading
ASIC and FPGA design services, semiconductor intellectual property and product
development consulting. Tundra's technology connects critical components in
high performance embedded systems around the world. For more information,
please visit www.tundra.com.
    TUNDRA and the Tundra logo are registered marks of Tundra Semiconductor
Corporation in Canada, the United States, the European Union and the People's
Republic of China). Design.Connect.Go., Tsi381 and Tsi384 are trademarks of
Tundra Semiconductor Corporation. Other registered and unregistered trademarks
are the property of their respective owners.

    (C) Copyright 2009 Tundra Semiconductor Corporation. All rights reserved.
Information subject to change without notice.




For further information:

For further information: Keri Zeran, Director Marketing Communications,
(613) 592-0859 ext. 1744, Mobile: (613) 697-6788, keri.zeran@tundra.com

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