Microsemi's Outdoor Power-over-Ethernet Switch Wins Security Industry Association's Best Network Support Solution Award at ISC West New Product Showcase

Company's Device Recognized for Innovation in Electronic Physical Security

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it is the recipient of the Security Industry Association's (SIA) New Product Showcase (NPS) Best Network Support Solution Award for its PDS-104GO outdoor Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch, enabling the connection of multiple powered devices to a network. The solution was recognized for demonstrating the most impressive technological advances in its category, providing customers greater flexibility, longer networks, plug-and-play installation and the needed functionality for outdoor deployment, including extended temperature range, IP 66 and integrated surge protection.

"We are pleased the SIA has recognized our PDS-104GO with this prestigious award, as the unique device leverages our leadership position in PoE technology to bring new capabilities to the market," Sani Ronen, director of product management for Microsemi's PoE systems. "Our enterprise customers appreciate the product's simple and straight forward deployment, and resulting lowered costs, as well as the high reliability of this complete solution."

Microsemi's PDS-104GO PoE switch is the optimal solution for outdoor installations where several powered devices are installed in proximity, offering port reset upon request or via pre-defined scheduling. Target applications include installations of wireless local-area network access points (WLAN), mesh access points, small cells, Internet protocol (IP) cameras and microwave point-to-point links. The device provides customers an all-in-one solution with switch functionality for five ports while supporting all existing PoE standards including IEEE 802.3af/at up to 60 watts (W) per port. With unique enclosure and outdoor rated RJ45 connectors, customers do not need to open the unit itself, providing additional safety and ease of use.

The SIA recognized Microsemi and other winners on April 6 during an awards ceremony at ISC West 2016 in Las Vegas, where its NPS offered a special physical display area for potential customers to explore the latest in security products.

About the Security Industry Association's New Product Showcase The SIA NPS is the security industry's premier awards-based marketing program. The NPS was established in 1979 to recognize innovative products, services and solutions in electronic physical security. Technologies showcased through this program are used in the protection of life and property in residential, commercial and institutional settings. Each year at ISC West, the NPS program recognizes winners in several product and service categories and presents the prestigious Judges Choice and Best New Product awards.

About Microsemi's Outdoor and Industrial PoE Portfolio

In addition to the PDS-104GO outdoor switch, Microsemi's PoE portfolio includes stand-alone one-port outdoor PoE midspans supporting up to 60 W with AC and DC input power options, the PD-9002GHO two-port hub, the PDS-102GO 3 port managed outdoor PoE switch, the PD-OUT/SP11 PoE Gigabit surge protector and the recently introduced PD-9501GI and PD-9001GI industrial one-port PoE midspans. For more information, visit www.microsemi.com/products/poe-systems/poe-systems-for-outdoor-installations. Microsemi also provides PoE PDs and ideal diode bridges that can be used in outdoor installations. More information can be found at http://www.microsemi.com/product-directory/power-over-ethernet/847-poe-pd-front-end-w-pwm-controller.

About Microsemi's Communications/Network Infrastructure Systems

Microsemi offers a complete portfolio of networking, PoE and precise time and frequency products that span all levels of integration, including integrated circuits (ICs), components for embedded applications, Ethernet switching, PoE or timing and synchronization systems, and turnkey timescales for customers around the world. Offering these devices to customers in the communications, aerospace, defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries, Microsemi's Ethernet products facilitate high-speed elastic Ethernet services. These products include PoE systems, Ethernet switches, hubs and midspan injectors from one to 24 ports supporting up to 95 W per port in indoor, indoor-to-outdoor and outdoor configurations, as well as Energy Efficient Power-over-Ethernet (EEPoE™). The portfolio includes the PowerView™ Pro management suite, which allows smart configuration and monitor of PoE in a network.

Microsemi's timing, synchronization systems and TimePictra™ software generate, distribute, apply and monitor precise time used in telecom, enterprise, data centers, and government systems and networks. Microsemi enables customers to build state-of-the-art reliable, secure and precise networks using advanced timing technologies, atomic and synchronization solutions. The timing solutions delivered to customers are based on finely tuned and customized products based on precise timing standards including GPS, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Timing Protocol (NTP), SyncE and DOCSIS® timing. To learn more visit http://www.microsemi.com/product-directory/1053-systems-a-sub-systems.

About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 4,800 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.

SOURCE Microsemi Corporation

CONTACT: Farhad Mafie, VP Worldwide Product Marketing, 949-356-2399; or Beth P. Quezada, Director, Corporate Communications, 949-380-6102, press@microsemi.com

Web Site: http://www.microsemi.com

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