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Media Alert for EE Times/Xilinx NetSeminar

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Dec 16, 2002

   What:     EE Times/Xilinx Serial Tsunami NetSeminar

   When:     December 18, 2002 at 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST

   Where:    www.xilinx.com/serialseminar

  The Inevitable Move from Parallel to Serial I/O

In this one-hour, in-depth NetSeminar, an expert panel of technologists will explore the challenges and opportunities inherent in designing multi-gigabit systems at speeds ranging from 1Gbps to 10Gbps and beyond. In this free, one-hour online forum -- titled "Serial Tsunami: The Inevitable Move from Parallel to Multi-Gigabit Serial I/O. Is Your Company Ready to Ride the Wave?" -- members of the press, system architects, designers and engineering managers will gain a better understanding of the cost and performance benefits of making the move from parallel to serial I/O.

  (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO )

  Featured Panelists:

   -- Chuck McManis, Technical Director, Scalable Systems Architect, Network
      Appliance, Inc.
   -- Dan Bouvier, PowerPC Architecture Manager, Motorola SPS; Chairman,
      RapidIO Trade Association
   -- Mark T. Feuerstraeter, Communications Principal Architect for the
      Intel Communications Group
   -- Marwan Hassoun, Senior Director of Engineering, Xilinx


   -- Rick Merritt, Editor-at-Large, EE Times

  Ideal News Opportunity for Members of the Press

The Serial Tsunami NetSeminar is an ideal opportunity for members of the press to hear a panel of renowned serial I/O experts from Intel, Motorola, Network Appliances and Xilinx regarding the opportunities and challenges associated with designing serial systems.

  To register visit www.xilinx.com/serialseminar

  About Xilinx:

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) is the worldwide leader of programmable logic and programmable system solutions. Additional information about Xilinx is available at www.xilinx.com.


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