Marvell Semiconductor Selects GridNode to Enable Agile Enterprise and Improve Customer-Oriented Business Processes

Marvell Semiconductor Selects GridNode to Enable Agile Enterprise and Improve Customer-Oriented Business Processes

Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2005

GridNode, a leading business integration software and services provider, today announced that Marvell Semiconductor (NASDAQ: MRVL), the leading global semiconductor provider of complete broadband communications and storage solutions, has selected GridNode’s GridTalk integration solutions to streamline key financial processes with strategic customers and suppliers.

“Marvell Semiconductor’s IT initiatives are focused around building robust relationships with strategic business partners to provide corporate growth, and differentiating its business through process efficiencies,” said Mr. Bill Meadows, eBusiness Manager of Marvell Semiconductor. “GridNode provides Marvell Semiconductor with the adaptive IT system infrastructure required to maximize return on investment and cope with the constantly changing trading partner dynamics of the manufacturing environment.”

Marvell Semiconductor selected GridNode’s RosettaNet-based business process automation solutions because of their flexible workflow management, assessable business logic interfaces and scalability. Marvell Semiconductor has been able to leverage current IT assets, realize flexible and low-cost operations, quickly adapt to changing trading partners requirements and improved customer service. Since its deployment of the GridNode system, Marvell Semiconductor has reduced its customer-facing business process management and associated IT system development and maintenance costs.

“We are very pleased to have been helping Marvell Semiconductor, a rapidly growing as a semiconductor provider of broadband and storage solutions, attain greater process automation competitive advantages,” said Mr. CheeTong Leow, Managing Director of GridNode. “GridNode will continue to provide innovative products and services to support our customers’ expanding business process and partner community management needs.”

“Fast growing companies, like Marvell Semiconductor, are forging ahead with thousands of RosettaNet implementations around the world, reaching trading partners of all sizes involved in all levels of the trading partner network from forecast to fulfillment and payment,” said Mr. Herman Stiphout, President of RosettaNet. “Scalable and industry compliant integration solutions, like GridNode’s GridTalk software, are vital to accelerating the adoption of RosettaNet e-business process standards to drive greater visibility, efficiency and return on investment throughout the global trading community.”

About Marvell

Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is the leading global semiconductor provider of complete broadband communications and storage solutions. The Company’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 terms “Company” and “Marvell” refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries, including Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (MSI), Marvell Asia Pte Ltd. (MAPL), Marvell Japan K.K., Marvell Taiwan Ltd., Marvell International Ltd. (MIL), Marvell U.K. Limited, Marvell Semiconductor Israel Ltd. (MSIL), RADLAN Computer Communications Ltd., and SysKonnect GmbH. MSI is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and designs, develops and markets products on behalf of MIL and MAPL. MSI may be contacted at (408) 222-2500 or at

About GridNode

GridNode specializes in B2B integration software for trading partner communities. GridNode’s out-of-the-box GridTalk partner integration solutions rapidly enable processes like channel visibility management, collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) and vendor managed inventory (VMI) by enabling trading partners to securely exchange and synchronize real-time information. A leader in plug-and-trade deployment of industry-focused standards (such as RosettaNet, UCCnet, EDI-INT (AS2) and Web Services), GridNode is an active proponent of industry interoperability and was the first solution provider to have obtained an official RosettaNet Ready compliancy badge for its software. GridNode’s Global 2000 customers include leading high-tech OEMs, electronic manufacturers, distributors, retailers and logistics companies. For more information, call (650) 491-3789 or visit

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