Broadcom Corporation is a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Our products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. Broadcom provides the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices.
We design, develop and supply a diverse portfolio of products targeted to a variety of wired and wireless communications markets. Our semiconductor and software solutions are ubiquitous, embedded in cable and DSL modems and digital set-top boxes in the home, digital televisions, high definition DVD players, networking equipment in the enterprise, wireless-enabled laptop and desktop computers, and advanced PDAs and cellular phones, among wired and wireless equipment. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything®.
Broadcom, one of the world's largest fabless semiconductor companies with annual revenue of more than $2.5 billion, is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. Broadcom Class A shares trade on the NASDAQ National Market® under the symbol BRCM.
About LVL7 Systems:
LVL7 Systems is revolutionizing the go-to-market model for providers of Ethernet and IP communication systems. LVL7 creates production-ready networking software that enables networking original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) to reduce development expenses and compress development timelines. As a result, products get to market faster and at significantly lower cost.
OEMs and ODMs around the world rely on LVL7s FASTPATH® software portfolio and its strategic partners to deliver fully-qualified Ethernet product solutions. With FASTPATH software, these companies can quickly and cost-effectively introduce advanced, differentiated communication systems that address enterprise, telecom access and metro edge, wireless, and other commercial markets.
LVL7 is uniquely able to deliver the tangible benefits of a "production-ready" solution based on the core attributes that define this performance capability:
- Complete Software Portfolio: FASTPATH software offers all the advanced networking features and protocols needed to build a variety of Layer 2 / 3 / 4+ Ethernet infrastructure systems. The modular, scalable software architecture supports enterprise and service provider applications in fixed, stackable, and chassis configurations.
- Full Integration: To accelerate development schedules, FASTPATH software is integrated with the industrys leading switching silicon and CPU vendors, and operating system suppliers. Additionally, LVL7 maintains strategic alignments with several global contract manufacturers to quickly deliver complete, turnkey products.
- Certified Solutions: LVL7 thoroughly tests and verifies functional and system performance to assure products are ready for production shipment. The results are networking solutions with the features, capabilities, and quality that manufacturers have come to expect from internal product development teams.
By relying on LVL7, OEMs and ODMs gain more than the significant ROI improvements that come from reduced development costs and faster time-to-market deliveries. They also can focus their internal development resources on creating unique, differentiating product enhancements that outpace the competition and increase market share.
Already, FASTPATH software has been selected by manufacturers around the globe to bring more than 150 unique product models to production-ready status.
LVL7 Systems is a privately-held company located near Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. You can learn more by exploring our web site and reading the LVL7 Corporate Overview fact sheet.
There's also good overview information in the LVL7 profile interview featured in the November 2005 edition of TIA's (Telecommunications Industry Association) PulseOnline newsletter.