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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Broadcom Switch Enables First Simultaneous 1 Gigabit Ethernet and 2.5 Gigabit Server Blade Connectivity Using Existing GbE Infrastructure

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Important factors that may cause such a difference for Broadcom inconnection with StrataXGS switch products include, but are not limited to, general economic and political conditions and specific conditions in the markets we address, including the volatility in the technology sector and semiconductor industry, trends in the broadband communications markets invarious geographic regions, including seasonality in sales of consumerproducts into which our products are incorporated, and possible disruption incommercial activities related to terrorist activity or armed conflict in the United States and other locations; the rate at which our present and future customers and end-users adopt Broadcom's technologies and products in the markets for enterprise networking applications; delays in the adoption and acceptance of industry standards in those markets; our ability to scale our operations in response to changes in demand for our existing products and services or demand for new products requested by our customers; intellectualproperty disputes and customer indemnification claims and other types of litigation risk; the gain or loss of a key customer, design win or order; our dependence on a few significant customers for a substantial portion of ourrevenue; the timing, rescheduling or cancellation of significant customerorders and our ability, as well as the ability of our customers, to manage inventory; our ability to retain, recruit and hire key executives, technicalpersonnel and other employees in the positions and numbers, with the experience and capabilities, and at the compensation levels needed toimplement our business and product plans; the effectiveness of our expense and product cost control and reduction efforts; our ability to timely and accurately predict market requirements and evolving industry standards and toidentify opportunities in new markets; our ability to specify, develop or acquire, complete, introduce, market and transition to volume production newproducts and technologies in a cost-effective and timely manner; competitive pressures and other factors such as the qualification, availability and pricing of competing products and technologies and the resulting effects on sales and pricing of our products; the timing of customer-industry qualification and certification of our products and the risks ofnon-qualification or non-certification; changes in our product or customer mix; the volume of our product sales and pricing concessions on volume sales; the availability and pricing of third party semiconductor foundry and assembly capacity and raw materials; fluctuations in the manufacturing yields of ourthird party semiconductor foundries and other problems or delays in the fabrication, assembly, testing or delivery of our products; the risks ofproducing products with new suppliers and at new fabrication and assemblyfacilities; the effects of new and emerging technologies; problems or delaysthat we may face in shifting our products to smaller geometry process technologies and in achieving higher levels of design integration; the quality of our products and any remediation costs; the risks and uncertain tiesassociated with our international operations, particularly in light of recentevents; the effects of natural disasters, public health emergencies,international conflicts and other events beyond our control; the level oforders received that can be shipped in a fiscal quarter; and other factors.

Our Annual Report on Form 10-K, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q,recent Current Reports on Form 8-K, and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss the foregoing risks as well as other important riskfactors that could contribute to such differences or otherwise affect our business, results of operations and financial condition. The forward-looking statements in this release speak only as of this date. We undertake noobligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason.

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SOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Enterprise Networking

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