January 09, 2017

Silicom Achieves 1st Design Win With a Cloud Object Storage Multinational Giant

– Account Expected to Ramp Gradually to $2M/Yr –

KFAR SAVA, Israel— January 9, 2017, – Silicom Ltd. (NASDAQ: SILC) today announced that it has achieved its first Object Storage design win with one of the world’s largest technology companies, a visionary leader in the Object Storage market. The Design Win is for high-performance connectivity adapters that will be used to enhance the throughput of the customer’s object storage cloud platforms.

Based on this first Design Win, Silicom has received initial orders for one of the customer’s cloud platforms, representing the first step towards a planned integration of Silicom adapters into all of the platforms it uses for this application. Based on the customer’s indications, Management believes that the account will ramp to about $2 million per year.

“We are excited to receive our first Design Win from this trend-setting market leader, a strong confirmation of the quality of our products and the dependability of our entire organization,” commented Shaike Orbach, Silicom’s President & CEO. “We expect that this first Win will lead to additional business from the customer’s Cloud Object Storage business as well as from other business units, the pattern that we have demonstrated with so many other customers in the past. We intend to take full advantage of the credibility and accessibility that we have now achieved, hopefully transforming the customer into a strong, long-term revenue generator for Silicom.”

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About Silicom
Silicom Ltd. is an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. Designed primarily to increase data center efficiency, Silicom’s solutions dramatically improve the performance and availability of networking appliances and other server-based systems.

Silicom’s products are used by a large and growing base of OEM customers, many of whom are market leaders, as performance-boosting solutions for their offerings in the Cyber Security, Network Monitoring and Analytics, Traffic Management, Application Delivery, WAN Optimization, High Frequency Trading and other mission-critical segments within the fast-growing data center, enterprise networking, virtualization, cloud computing and big data markets. Silicom’s product portfolio includes multi-port 1/10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet server adapters, Intelligent Bypass solutions, Encryption accelerators, Ultra Low Latency solutions, Time Stamping and other innovative Smart adapters. These products are available for incorporation directly into our OEM customers’ systems, or provided as part of Silicom’s patented SETAC (Server To Appliance Converter), a unique approach to the provision of high quality standard platforms with modular front connectivity.

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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