SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 6, 2009) - Teranetics, the leading provider of 10GBASE-T physical layer solutions enabling higher speed Ethernet over-copper, today announced that it has been named to EE Times' Silicon 60 list of outstanding startup companies.

A pioneer in 10GBASE-T technology, Teranetics is the only company named to the list that focuses on 10GBASE-T silicon. Teranetics has established a track record by successfully delivering two generations of PHYs. It was the first company to deliver a single-chip 10GBASE-T PHY in 2006 and in 2008 was also the first to offer a dual-port PHY.

Now in its fifth year, the Silicon 60 highlights some of the most important startups involved in semiconductor technologies for analog circuits, memory, logic, power, MEMS, optoelectronics, EDA software, foundry manufacturing, semiconductor production equipment, electronic subsystems, packaging and materials.

"We are proud to have been recognized for our advances in 10GBASE-T silicon by the editors of EE Times," said Dr. Nersi Nazari, president and CEO of Teranetics. "We believe that by continually delivering robust and feature-rich solutions, we can lead the transformation of the data center."

About Teranetics

Teranetics is a leading provider of silicon solutions that enable significantly higher data rates over structured copper cabling than are currently available in today's Ethernet network environments. Led by a team with exceptional expertise and experience in the development and application of mixed-signal semiconductor solutions and digital communication technologies, Teranetics is the first company to ship a production-ready 10GBASE-T semiconductor designed for next generation network applications. Teranetics is backed by a strong consortium of venture investors with in-depth experience and success in the semiconductor and data networking markets. For more information, go to

Contact Information: Contacts: Kamal Dalmia Vice President of Marketing Teranetics (408) 457-2234 Michael Schoolnik Story Communications (415) 674-3816