December 19, 2017

Silicom Expands Penetration of Cyber Security Leader: Customer Shifts to Use of Silicom’s Encryption Solutions

 

– Related Revenues Expected to Ramp Up to ~$2M/Yr –

 

KFAR SAVA, Israel – December 19, 2017, – Silicom Ltd. (NASDAQ: SILC) today announced that one of its existing customers, a world-leading Cyber Security player, has selected Silicom’s encryption solution over the competitor’s solution that it is currently using, and plans to deploy it in a number of its new platforms.

To date, the customer has confirmed that it has designed in a Silicom encryption card into two of its new platforms and that it plans to deploy it in additional platforms over the year ahead. Once all of these platforms are launched and complete sales ramp up, Silicom expects related volumes to reach approximately $2 million per year.

Commenting on the news, Shaike Orbach, Silicom’s President & CEO, said, “This important win over an entrenched competitor demonstrates that our encryption solutions are becoming the mainstream standard for Cyber Security, one of our primary target markets. We are delighted to continue deepening our relationship with this industry leader, achieving a privileged position that brings us new opportunities and gives us unique insight into industry needs. As such, we believe we are ideally positioned to ride the Cyber Security’s expansion as one of our major future growth drivers.”

 

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About Silicom
Silicom Ltd. is an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. Designed primarily to improve performance and efficiency in Cloud and Data Center environments, Silicom’s solutions increase throughput, decrease latency and boost the performance of servers and networking appliances, the infrastructure backbone that enables advanced Cloud architectures and leading technologies like NFV, SD-WAN and Cyber Security. Our innovative solutions for high-density networking, high-speed fabric switching, offloading and acceleration, which utilize a range of cutting-edge silicon technologies as well as FPGA-based solutions, are ideal for scaling-up and scaling-out cloud infrastructures.

Silicom products are used by major Cloud players, service providers, telcos and OEMs as components of their infrastructure offerings, including both add-on adapters in the Data Center and stand-alone virtualized/universal CPE devices at the edge.

Silicom’s long-term, trusted relationships with more than 150 customers throughout the world, its more than 400 active Design Wins and more than 300 product SKUs have made Silicom a “go-to” connectivity/performance partner of choice for technology leaders around the globe.

For more information, please visit: www.silicom.co.il

 

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Company Contact: Investor relations contact:
Eran Gilad, CFO Ehud Helft
Silicom Ltd. GK Investor Relations
Tel: +972-9-764-4555 Tel: +1 646 201 9246
E-mail: erang@silicom.co.il E-mail: silicom@gkir.com