MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2007) - Open-Silicon, Inc., a fabless ASIC company providing a reliable, predictable and cost-effective alternative to traditional chip design and supply chain models, announced today that it has passed a major milestone and crossed the 100 Design Win threshold.

These worldwide wins include designs for customers in a wide spectrum of industry segments including wireless and mobile, consumer, digital entertainment, computing, storage and networking, security, and telecommunications. This includes early 0.25um and 0.13um wins from 2003, to more recent 90nm, 65nm and even 45nm design wins. More than 35 of the design wins have been for large public companies worldwide.

"Open-Silicon has been an agent for change in the ASIC market from the moment they launched their innovative business model," stated Pierre Lamond of Sequoia Capital. "Their ability to book 100 design wins in four years is a testament to the market's need for highly predictable and reliable custom silicon. Open-Silicon's skill at delivering on their customer's critical time-to-market requirements is what makes them one of the fastest growing companies in the market."

"Open-Silicon has had incredible growth over the past four years," said Dr. Naveed Sherwani, president and CEO of Open-Silicon. "By bringing freedom of choice to the traditionally inflexible chip supply chain, we have enabled electronics products customers worldwide to differentiate their products with custom silicon -- and ultimately increase their chances for success in the market."

About Open-Silicon, Inc.

Open-Silicon, Inc. is a fabless ASIC company that was founded to set new standards for the predictability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of ASICs and enable our customers to differentiate their products with custom silicon. Through our "Science of ASICs" initiative we continue to introduce technology advantages that help our customers increase their chance for success in the market. For more information, visit Open-Silicon's website at or call 408-240-5700.

Contact Information: Press Contact: Darwa Peterson Open-Silicon 408-240-5720