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Cisco Names Xilinx 2010 Supplier of the Year

PR Newswire
SAN JOSE, Calif.
Nov 3, 2010

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced that it has been named 2010 Supplier of the Year by Cisco. This prestigious award recognizes Xilinx for demonstrating excellence in innovation and all operational areas. The distinction was awarded during Cisco's 19th Annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held on September 29, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The event celebrated the commitment of Cisco's preferred suppliers to ongoing customer satisfaction and accelerated growth.

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"We value our longtime relationship with Xilinx as a preferred supplier and are delighted to acknowledge the company's best-in-class support of the Cisco engineering community all over the world. Service and support have been key differentiators for Xilinx," said Prentis Wilson, Cisco Vice President for Global Supplier Management. "Xilinx's high-performance, flexible programmable platforms and in-depth knowledge of our technology and market requirements have made it a key contributor to our design teams' success in delivering networking products that transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate."

Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco's success in fiscal year 2010. Cisco also reaffirmed the importance of supplier relationships as the company pursues its vision to build the human network and transform the way we live, work, plan and learn.

"We're honored to receive this coveted industry award from Cisco for exceptional day-to-day support of an outstanding global team of engineers," said Xilinx President & CEO Moshe Gavrielov. "Our partnership with Cisco spans more than 20 years and has grown, commensurate with an insatiable demand for bandwidth from all corners of the world. The 2010 Cisco Supplier of the Year award is a tribute to every functional group within our company, and all of Xilinx should be proud of this achievement."

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