PMC-Sierra and Incognito Software Collaborate to Provide End-to-End FTTx Solution for Cable Operators

FTTH and Broadband Provisioning Software Leaders Provide a Management Solution that Helps Ease the Deployment of FTTx Solutions

Santa Clara, CA and VANCOUVER, BC, August 16, 2010 – PMC-Sierra, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMCS), the premier Internet infrastructure semiconductor solution provider, and Incognito Software, a leading provider of broadband provisioning software, today announced a live demonstration of a complete EPON provisioning solution that will provide cable operators with end-to-end management capabilities and enable FTTx deployments. The companies will demonstrate this solution at the PMC-Sierra booth during the CableLabs® Summer Conference in Keystone, Colorado, from August 15-18, 2010.

As the demand for higher bandwidth services continues to grow, PON technology is being evaluated as an efficient method of driving fiber deeper into the networks. The combination of PMC-Sierra’s high-speed standard-compliant EPON and 10G EPON solutions and Incognito Software’s Broadband Command Center, an industry-leading device provisioning solution, will help enable these EPON deployments at a lower cost, using existing provisioning standards.

The joint demonstration will showcase Incognito Software’s adaptable, access network agnostic device provisioning software with PMC-Sierra’s robust, end-to-end EPON solution based on 1G and 10G Ethernet Passive Optical Networking (EPON) technology with a focus on network management, QoS, and service assurance for a DOCSIS environment.

“We continue to strengthen our position as the dominant FTTH silicon solution provider addressing the EPON, GPON, 10G EPON and XG-PON markets, and we are working with partners like Incognito to bring this expertise to the MSO space,” said Raphael Sankar, vice president and co-general manager of PMC-Sierra’s FTTH division. “This demonstration, along with our MSO management software suite, shows our commitment to this growing market.”

“Broadband Command Center addresses the needs of all forms of access networks,” said Chris Busch, CTO of Incognito Software. “We are pleased to be working together with PMC-Sierra to enable dynamic provisioning of PON ONU terminals. Our BCC provisioning solutions ensure customers’ ability to deploy fiber based access networks.”

About PMC-Sierra

PMC-Sierra®, the premier Internet infrastructure semiconductor solution provider, offers its customers technical and sales support worldwide through a network of offices in North America, Europe, Israel and Asia. PMC-Sierra provides semiconductor solutions for Enterprise and Channel Storage, Wide Area Network Infrastructure, Fiber To The Home, and Laser Printer/Enterprise markets. The Company is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the PMCS symbol. For more information, visit

PMC-Sierra is the only supplier to support EPON (IEEE 802.3ah Ethernet in the First Mile), 10G EPON (IEEE 802.3av), GPON (ITU-T G.984) and XG-PON (ITU-T G.987) standards. The Company’s gigabit PON products are based on the robust GigaPASS™ FTTH Architecture that achieves sustained gigabit and greater data rates while providing a powerful 32-bit programmable processing engine executing the real-time operating system, middleware, and application-specific firmware required for high performance FTTH network access. PMC-Sierra’s SoC solutions provide end-to-end gigabit-per-second bandwidth connections linking central office equipment (optical line terminals) and customer premises equipment (optical network units or network terminals) to the PON network. For more information, visit

About Incognito Software Systems Inc.

Incognito Software Systems provides end-to-end device provisioning, service activation, and resource management solutions for communication service providers. Incognito streamlines every step of the service fulfillment process with a turnkey fiber solution that provides fast entry to the fiber market for greenfield and established operators alike. By simplifying back-office automation and offering a unified service catalog, Incognito enables best-in-class service fulfillment and customer experience assurance. Since 2014, Incognito has been part of Volaris Group, an operating group of software and services provider Constellation Software Inc. More than 160 million subscribers worldwide are currently provisioned by solutions from Incognito.

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