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Xilinx Xcell Journal Honored With APEX 2010 Excellence in Magazine Awards

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Jul 27, 2010

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced the company's Xcell Journal magazine has been awarded the APEX 2010 Award of Excellence in two categories: Magazine & Journal Writing and Magazine & Journal Design & Layout. APEX 2010, the 22nd Annual Awards for Publication Excellence, is an international competition that recognizes outstanding publications from newsletters and magazines to annual reports, brochures and web sites.

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"Xcell Journal's writing is crisp, tight and interesting, and is showcased with first-rate visuals, not least the striking and imaginative cover designs," said John De Lellis, Editor and Publisher of Writing that Works, which holds the APEX competition annually. "The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, quality of editorial content and the success of the entry in conveying the message and achieving overall communications effectiveness."

"It's an honor to receive two prestigious awards in recognition of the quality of Xcell Journal magazine," said Mike Santarini, Xcell Journal publisher. "We take great pride in delivering a visually stunning magazine with high caliber editorial that keeps our customers abreast of the latest offerings from Xilinx, while providing a platform for them to share innovative FPGA design techniques with their fellow engineers."

In the 22nd Annual APEX Awards, awards were given in 127 communications categories for newsletters, magazines and journals, maga-papers and newspapers, annual reports, brochures, manuals and reports, electronic and video publications, Web and intranet sites, campaigns, programs and plans, writing, design and illustration, and one-of-a-kind publications.

About Xcell Journal

Xcell Journal is an award-winning quarterly magazine that provides electronic designers of programmable digital systems with in-depth technical information regarding the latest advances in hardware and software technologies, systems, applications, services, and support. This digital magazine is available free and accessible on any standard Internet browser, requiring no software downloads and allowing readers to browse, search, make notes, email author and click through to advertiser web sites.

Xcell Journal is distributed worldwide to a subscriber base of application engineers, consultants, corporate executives, and engineering managers; hardware, software and system engineers; marketing professionals, educators, and researchers. For additional information, or to download individual Xcell Journal articles in PDF format, go to Xcell Online. To subscribe now, go to http://xilinx.performark.com/subscriptions/.

About the APEX Awards

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for writers, editors, publications staff and business and nonprofit communicators. It is sponsored by Communications Concepts, Inc., publishers of business communication reports, including Writing That Works, a subscription bimonthly for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as writing feature articles and Web publishing. Visit http://www.apexawards.com/.

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the world's leading provider of programmable platforms, with more than 50 percent market share in the programmable logic device (PLD) segment of the semiconductor industry. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.

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