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Marvell Introduces New Chinese Name for the Company, 'Mei Man,' Meaning 'Beautiful Harmony' Reflecting the Company's Business Philosophy

Introduction part of continued commitment to technology industry leadership in China

Shanghai (July 12, 2010) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today introduced its new Chinese name for the company, "Mei Man" (English pronunciation: may-my), which literally translates to "beautiful harmony." The new Chinese name is reflective of Marvell's focus on leading-edge technology, its win-win business philosophy and its long-term commitment to semiconductor industry leadership in China and globally.

"When we founded Marvell in 1995, our goal was to build a marvelous company—a global leader committed to both technology excellence and great business integrity. 15 years later, I am proud that our track record of achievement, our rapid growth and our global reputation with customers and partners demonstrates the success of our vision," said Weili Dai, Marvell's Co-founder and Vice President and General Manager of Marvell Semiconductor's Consumer and Computing Business Unit. "Marvell's global reputation has been built on a passion for technology and industry leadership, combined with a commitment to win-win relationships with our customers and partners. In establishing Marvell's Chinese name, I believe the two characters which mean 'beautiful harmony' truly and passionately captures everything Marvell stands for—our total technology solutions, our dedicated employees, our core business philosophy and our mutually-beneficial partnerships with our customers."

Marvell continues to strengthen its position as one of the most significant, fastest-growing semiconductor companies with over 5000 employees in the world. In China, the Company has operations in Shanghai, Beijing, Hefei and Shenzhen. Marvell's flagship design center in Shanghai has more than 800 engineers serving China's largest electronics companies. In China, Marvell has strategic business relationships with some of the world's largest telecom, mobile, and consumer electronics manufacturers.

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Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. Marvell's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit

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