Akros Silicon Expands into Silicon Valley

Folsom, Calif. May 3, 2007 –  Akros Silicon, a fabless semiconductor company bringing power to the Ethernet world by enabling large-scale deployment of network-attached appliances, today announced the opening of their Silicon Valley Center in Sunnyvale, California.

The opening of the Silicon Valley center is in line with the worldwide expansion Akros Silicon has been implementing since securing Series B funding in early March. The investment has enabled Akros to expand and continue to aggressively pursue business opportunities. Akros Silicon Sunnyvale center houses design and applications engineering as well as sales and marketing teams to accelerate the company۪s leadership in the area of advanced power management for network attached devices.

The company is offering highly differentiated integrated circuits (ICs) used for managing power and accelerating the convergence of data, audio and video transmission to network attached appliances such as VoIP phones, wireless LAN access points, RFID tag readers, point-of-sale terminals, security cameras, remote access and home networked systems.

“The Power over Ethernet market for devices in the enterprise, digital home and industrial setting has tremendous growth potential,”said J. Francois Crepin, president, CEO and chairman of Akros Silicon. Being first in the industry to develop a mixed-signal IC solution that provides seamless integration of Power over Ethernet control, power management and interface to the Ethernet world puts us in a unique position to realize the abundant business opportunities for this technology. With our new Silicon Valley office we have effectively positioned ourselves to grow a client base in the Bay area one of the world۪s most coveted markets for our industry. The decision to open this office also signals our commitment for continued growth.

The new address for the Silicon Valley Center۪s is:

1296 Kifer Road, Suite 603
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone: (408) 746-9000
Fax: (408) 746-9391
E-mail :info@akrossilicon.com

Akros Silicon۪s headquarters is located in Folsom, Calif.
275 Turnpike Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
Phone: (916)351-8100
Fax: (916) 351-8102

About Akros Silicon

Headquartered in Folsom, California, Akros Silicon (Akros is a Greek word for edge) is a leading provider of highly differentiated system-level integrated circuits that provide advance power management to the edge of the network. Akros Silicon۪s disruptive silicon technology enables large scale deployment of network-attached appliances, such as VoIP phones, wireless LAN access points, RFID tag readers, point-of-sale terminals, networked cameras, remote access and home-networked systems accelerating the convergence of data, audio, and video applications.