SUNNYVALE, CA-DECEMBER 13, 2000-AMD today announced that it has received
Cisco Systems' highest customer satisfaction recognition, the Cisco
President's Award. The honor was presented to AMD for its responsiveness and
ability to consistently meet Cisco's ever increasing needs for Flash memory,
dramatically improving the satisfaction level of Cisco's customers.
"AMD is elated to receive Cisco's most prestigious award that recognizes our
steadfast commitment to the delivery of industry-leading Flash memory
technology with the highest levels of customer service," said Walid
Maghribi, group vice president of AMD's Memory Group. "Helping to support
the Flash memory requirements of a business as complex and fast growing as
Cisco's is especially challenging as their requirements can change with each
corporate acquisition. We are proud to serve Cisco Systems, the worldwide
leader in networking for the Internet."
"AMD continues to demonstrate outstanding levels of quality, reliability,
and service," said Mike Campi, vice president of Cisco's Global Supply
Management group. "This level of dependability is critical to Cisco and its
customers. As a result, Cisco is pleased to publicly recognize AMD's Flash
Memory Group with the 'Cisco President's Customer Satisfaction Award."
This is the fifth major customer satisfaction award that AMD has recently
received for its Flash memory. AMD received the Nortel 2000 "Supplier of
the Year" award, the Samsung 2000 "Best Supplier" award, the Volkswagen 1999
"Leading Edge" award and the Cisco 1999 "Semiconductor Supplier of the Year"
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.