Mercury Computer Systems Announces Strategic Agreement with CommAgility

Agreement will speed development of premier integrated, application-ready subsystems for commercial and military communications applications

CHELMSFORD, Mass. - April 21, 2011 - Mercury Computer Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: MRCY,, a trusted ISR application-ready subsystems (ARS) provider, and CommAgility announced that they have reached a strategic agreement enabling Mercury to leverage market-leading technology to develop best-in-class application-ready subsystems for commercial and military communications, and wireless infrastructure systems. This agreement will allow Mercury to incorporate CommAgility and jointly-developed products into its existing platforms and to quickly generate new solutions that exploit the latest Texas Instruments' (TI) Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology, providing customers with a competitive advantage as they address a range of communications challenges including the progression from Long Term Evolution (LTE) to the LTE Advanced standard.

"CommAgility's history of developing embedded signal processing and TI DSP-based products closely aligns with our expertise in signal processing and high-bandwidth data plane subsystem integration strategy," said Didier Thibaud, senior vice president and general manager of Mercury Computer Systems' Advanced Computing Solutions business unit. "This collaborative relationship reflects Mercury's long-standing commitment to deliver new technology and unique application value to our customers."

The agreement combines the strengths of both companies - Mercury's leadership in high performance signal and image processing and open, ARS solutions - with CommAgility's leadership in the embedded DSP board industry.

"Mercury has demonstrated an unrivaled ability to deliver customized, integrated platform solutions that leverage best-of-breed technology to optimize performance and value, and these are a natural fit with our high-performance DSP and FPGA board-level products." said Edward Young, managing director at CommAgility. "We are proud to work with Mercury to provide their customers with access to the DSP technology needed for advanced communications applications."

For more information on Mercury's subsystem solutions, visit, or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or

For more information on CommAgility, visit, or contact CommAgility at (+44) 1509 228866 or

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. - Where Challenges Drive Innovation®

Mercury Computer Systems (, NASDAQ: MRCY) is a best of breed provider of open, application-ready, multi-INT subsystems for the ISR market. With 25+ years' experience in embedded computing, superior domain expertise in radar, EW, EO/IR, C4I, and sonar applications, and more than 300 successful program deployments including Aegis, Global Hawk, and Predator, Mercury's Services and Systems Integration team leads the industry in partnering with customers to design and integrate system-level solutions that minimize program risk, maximize application portability, and accelerate customers' time to market.

Mercury is based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and serves customers worldwide through a broad network of direct sales offices, subsidiaries, and distributors.

About CommAgility:

CommAgility is a leading manufacturer of signal processing AMC modules for wireless baseband applications, combining flexible CPRI/OBSAI antenna interfaces, the latest TI DSPs and Xilinx FPGAs, and high bandwidth on and off-card communications using Serial RapidIO and Ethernet. Customers around the world use CommAgility products to develop high performance applications in both wireless and non-wireless spaces, and recent designs include test equipment, trial systems and base stations for a wide range of wireless standards especially WiMAX and LTE.

Mercury Contact:

Robert McGrail

Tel: +1 978-967-1366

Mobile: +1 978-766-6221

CommAgility Contact:

Nick Daines

Tel: +44 (0)115 8412109

Mobile: +44 (0)7958 534731

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