SUNNYVALE, CA-DECEMBER 19, 2000-AMD today announced a significant volume
increase to its Flash memory supply agreement with Cisco Systems. Under the
amended three-year agreement, AMD will allocate Cisco more than twice the
Flash memory devices than were previously committed. The Flash memory
devices will be used to store sophisticated code and data for Cisco's
"We are honored and pleased to expand our partnership with Cisco, the
world's leading internetworking company," said Walid Maghribi, group vice
president of AMD's Memory Group. "Major Flash memory users such as Cisco
recognize the importance of a consistent supply of advanced Flash memory
devices, and the strategic value of aligning with AMD to ensure access to
the high quality products they need. We remain committed to offering our
customers advanced products with the highest levels of service."
AMD announced a Flash memory supply agreement with Cisco in March and was
recently awarded the 'Cisco President's Customer Satisfaction Award.'
About AMD Flash Memory Devices
AMD is a leader in flash memory products with devices that encompass a broad
spectrum of densities and features to support a wide range of markets. AMD
Flash memory customers represent leaders in the automotive, networking,
telecommunications, and handheld mobile terminal markets. AMD has many
innovative products such as the award winning Simultaneous Read Write (SRW)
product family, Super Low Voltage 1.8V flash memory devices, and Burst and
Page mode devices. AMD developed the robust Known Good Die (KGD) program,
and the patented negative gate erase technique, and refined the industry
standard Fine pitch Ball Grid Array (FBGA).
All of AMD's flash memory products are guaranteed for a minimum of one
million write cycles per sector and 20 years data retention, making them the
most reliable non-volatile memory devices offered in the industry.
AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and
networked computer and communications markets. AMD produces microprocessors,
flash memory devices, and integrated circuits for communications and
networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California,
AMD had revenues of $2.9 billion in 1999. (NYSE: AMD).
AMD is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.