IDT Tops Among Vendors of Network Search Engines and Content Processors

2/6/2004 - IDTTM (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; Nasdaq: IDTI), a leading communications IC company, announced it was recognized as the top vendor of network search engines (NSEs) and content processors in a recent study conducted by Heavy Reading. IDT was the most recognized vendor among respondents, and received top marks for price, product performance, quality and reliability, and service and support. This accolade follows on the heels of the IDT 75K72100 NSE being honored as one of the EDN Hot 100 Products of 2003.

These findings were presented in Heavy Reading’s 2004 Communications Chips Market Perception Survey. Heavy Reading, whose parent company is Light Reading, is a research firm dedicated to performing detailed competitive analysis for telecommunications professionals who need to make informed decisions about existing and emerging technologies.

“Being recognized as the number one vendor of NSEs and content processors by the world’s top systems vendors is further testament to our leadership in delivering cutting-edge products that accelerate packet processing,” said Scott Sarnikowski, vice president and co-general manager of the IDT IP co-processor division. “Our NSEs are currently designed into tier-1 core routers, and access and storage area network equipment, and we will continue to deliver advanced products with value-added features that address the classification and forwarding needs of our customers. Likewise, IDT is committed to creating best-in-class content processing solutions that deliver the performance and intelligence required for intrusion detection/prevention services and content-aware networking applications.”

IDT is the market and technology leader of NSEs — devices that support NPUs and ASICs and accelerate deep packet classification and forwarding in systems for wireless, enterprise and carrier-class networks. Click here for more information on NSE technology. The IDT CIEs are designed for classification, content inspection and regular expression matching in next-generation networking equipment.

IDT IP Co-Processor Solutions
IDT provides a comprehensive family of IP co-processor solutions, including industry-leading network search engines and content inspection engines that accelerate packet processing and enable intelligent application management in next-generation networking equipment. IDT is recognized by RHK, Inc. and IDC as the technology leader, and as the volume shipment leader of NSEs. IDT offers the industry’s highest-performance NSE operating up to 250 MHz, and was the first vendor to introduce an NSE with an integrated LA-1 interface. The IDT NSE 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, to accelerate packet classification and forwarding in core, metro and access networks. The IDT CIEs are capable of parsing and classifying data up to Layer 7, and are optimized for packet classification and content inspection in security and content-aware networking applications. IDT serves as chairman of the board of the Network Processing Forum and is an Associate Member of the Intel® Communications Alliance.

About IDT
IDT is a global leader in preemptive semiconductor solutions that accelerate packet processing for advanced network services. IDT serves communications equipment vendors by applying its advanced hardware, software and memory technologies to create flexible, highly integrated products that enhance the functionality and processing of network equipment. IDT accelerates intelligent packet processing with products such as network search engines (NSEs), programmable content inspection engines (CIEs), flow-control management (FCM) ICs and its family of InterpriseTM integrated communications processors. The portfolio also comprises products optimized for communications applications, including telecom products, FIFOs, multi-ports, and timing solutions. In addition, the product mix includes high-performance digital logic and high-speed SRAMs to meet the requirements of leading communications companies.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company employs approximately 3,100 people worldwide and has a wafer manufacturing facility in Oregon, and test and assembly facilities in the Philippines and Malaysia. IDT stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” The company is included in the S&P 1000, which is a combination of the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 Indices, and is also part of the S&P SuperComposite 1500, which combines the S&P 500, MidCap 400, and SmallCap 600. Additional information about IDT is accessible at

IDT, Interprise and the IDT logo are trademarks of Integrated Device Technology, Inc.

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