Silex Technology Named as an Atheros Authorized Design Center

Partnership Delivers Additional Technical Resource for Companies in Japan and the U.S. Implementing Atheros Solutions

SALT LAKE CITY—May 27, 2009—Silex Technology, Inc. and Silex Technology America, Inc. have been selected to join Atheros Communications’ Authorized Design Center (AADC) program. Silex Technology has been using the Atheros wireless chip technology for the past five years. The relationship with Atheros has expanded to provide customers in Japan and the United States with enhanced support through Silex’s engineering teams for embedded wireless implementations.

The partnership enables more companies to have support for the popular Atheros wireless chips as the demand for wireless connectivity grows and the number of customers requesting implementation help increases. As an AADC, Silex will assist mid-sized and small companies that need various levels of wireless technology implementation support. Silex will further invest in expanding its knowledge of Atheros technology to provide customers in both the United States and Japan with expert design advice when considering the implementation of wireless technology.

"Silex is very pleased to have earned this appointment as an Authorized Design Center for Atheros,” said David Smith, president of Silex Technology, Inc. "We have been investing in wireless technology for the past 10 years. Atheros has been a long time supplier and has always been at the forefront of wireless development. Our selection as an AADC is one more step in our ongoing collaboration with Atheros."

Eric Cheong, senior director of sales for Atheros, said, "Silex has been an Atheros customer for a number of years now and has consistently demonstrated the ability and commitment to develop products and embed technologies in the wireless domain. Together we will be able to bring Atheros technology to a broader customer base while maintaining high levels of customer support in the rapidly growing market for wireless technology."

About Silex Technology, Inc.

Silex Technology, Inc. is an embedded network technology company specializing in local area network and wireless (.11 a/b/g/n) technologies providing software, modules or turnkey products. As the world’s leading supplier of print servers, Silex Technology is leveraging its technology and know-how into new applications as well as developing new technologies to meet the expanding need for connectivity for consumers and business users. Silex Technology has regional offices for sales, marketing and development in Japan, U.S., Germany and China. Silex Technology is vertically integrated to support the customer from design to production maintaining the high quality standard. Silex Technology is listed on JASDAQ (6679). For more information, please

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