Dot Hill Selects PMC-Sierra

Dot Hill selects PMC-Sierra's maxSAS storage solutions for its 2000 and 5000 Series RAID storage systems

November 17, 2007

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- PMC-Sierra, Inc. (Nasdaq:PMCS), a leading provider of broadband communications and storage semiconductors, today announced that Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL) has selected PMC-Sierras maxSAS™ SAS/SATA chipset solution for its high-performance, modular enterprise storage platforms, the Dot Hill 2730 and 2730 Turbo for the entry level and the Dot Hill 5730 for the midrange. The Dot Hill platforms integrate PMC-Sierra’s PM8388 SXP 24x3G SAS expander switch, PM8398 36-port expander switch and PM8307 SPS 3GT intelligent SATA active/active multiplexer, enabling Dot Hill’s platforms to provide a scalable and modular enterprise-quality storage solution that delivers greater overall value.

“Dot Hill is pleased to be using PMC-Sierra storage solutions in our 2000 and 5000 Series storage array families,” said Dana Kammersgard, president and chief executive officer, Dot Hill. “The technology leadership that PMC-Sierra has shown with their maxSAS product family enables us to continue to provide innovative storage solutions for our OEM and system integrator customers.”

The Dot Hill 2730, 2730 Turbo and 5730 demonstrate the superior modular scalability and features, which result in high return on investment and lower total cost of ownership. The modular, dynamic systems are designed to rapidly evolve, enabling OEMs to quickly achieve sustainable competitive advantage in the volume storage market.

“PMC-Sierra is committed to maintaining a leadership position in the rapidly expanding SAS/SATA market,” said Mark Stibitz, vice president and general manager of PMC-Sierra’s Enterprise Storage Division. “Our engagement with Dot Hill in the 2000 and 5000 Series storage array families demonstrates the successful execution of both companies in bringing the value of SAS/SATA enclosures to the enterprise storage market.”

PMC-Sierra Inc.

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