Ikanos' Fusiv® Vx200 Processor Powers ASUSTeK Security Gateway and Broadband Router


Highly-Integrated Processor Delivers Wire Speed Performance for SoHo and SME Applications

FREMONT, Calif., July 2 / / - Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN), a leading developer and provider of Fiber Fast(TM) broadband solutions, today announced that its Fusiv(R) Vx200 processor has been integrated into the SL1200 security gateway and RX3042H broadband router developed by ASUSTeK Computer Inc. . The SL1200 and RX3042H are both designed for small office/home office (SoHo) and small and medium enterprise (SME) applications.

The Fusiv Vx200 utilizes Ikanos' unique Accelerator Processor architecture, which enables hardware-like performance with the flexibility of software. By offloading various tasks across several Accelerator Processors, most of the on-chip CPU's processing power is available for customer applications. As a result, ASUSTeK will be able to offer its customers significant customization capabilities for their applications while still providing wire speed security performance across local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN). The highly integrated Vx200 processor also offers high speed switching, routing, packet filtering, advanced QoS, firewall management and VPN security, as well as VoIP.

"Ikanos' Fusiv Vx200 provides the highest security performance as well as the most technically advanced feature set for its price point," said Yi Hsieh, director of Sales, Marketing and PM Groups, Networking Business Department at ASUSTeK. "With the Accelerator Processor architecture, we are able to offer wire speed performance and iron-clad network security. As a result, our gateways offer the best performance and features in their class and are the clear choice for the networking needs of the SoHo and SME markets."

"We are pleased that our Fusiv Vx200 has been selected by ASUSTeK for use in their security gateway and broadband router," said Dean Westman, vice president and general manager for Ikanos' Gateway Products Group. "The Fusiv Vx200's high level of integration with on-chip full voice chain, network and security/crypto processing makes it an ideal processor for SME and SoHo applications."

About ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a leading provider of 3C total solutions. With a global staff of more than 100 thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the turnover for 2006 was 17.4 billion U.S. Dollars. ASUS has been ranked in Business Week InfoTech 100 for 9 straight years, and was ranked No.1 by the Wall Street Journal for best quality products in Taiwan.

About ASUSTeK's SL1200 and RX3042H

The ASUSTeK SL1200 VPN security gateway and RX3042H dual-WAN broadband router offer state-of-the-art performance for SoHo and SMEs. Users can get up to 200 Mbps full-duplex network address translation (NAT) and firewall performance. Both the RX3042H and SL1200 routers support full-featured advanced firewall protection with Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) to protect the network against hackers and malicious Trojan Horse programs. In addition, the RX3042H provides dual-WAN load-balancing with failover support and handles up to 30,000 concurrent sessions. The SL1200 provides unparalleled VPN encryption performance for data encryption standard (DES), 3DES and IPSec up to 50 tunnels.

About Ikanos Communications, Inc.

Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN) develops chipsets that enable carriers to offer Fiber Fast(TM) bandwidth and high-speed network processing for enhanced triple play services. Supporting transmission rates of up to 100 Mbps, Ikanos' line of end-to-end silicon solutions power line terminals, CPE modems and residential gateways for many of the world's leading network equipment manufacturers. Ikanos' solutions enable fast and cost-effective carrier rollouts of interactive broadband services including IPTV. For more information, visit: http://www.ikanos.com/.

(C) 2007 Ikanos Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Ikanos Communications, Ikanos, the Ikanos logo, Ikanos Programmable Operating System, CleverConnect, Eagle, Fiber Fast, Fusiv, Fx, FxS, LoopNostics, SmartLeap and VLR are among the trademarks or registered trademarks of Ikanos.

Cautionary Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, customers' acceptance of the technologies described in this release could differ from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements concerning the performance of our products as implemented by our customers. For a further discussion of the risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. We cannot assure that the events and circumstances reflected in the forward-looking statement will be achieved or occur, nor do we undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements for any reason after the date of this press release.

Source: Ikanos Communications, Inc.

CONTACT: Margo Westfall of Ikanos Communications, +1-510-438-6276, mwestfall@ikanos.com

Web site: http://www.ikanos.com/

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