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Aquantia Announces Kamal Dalmia as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing
[December 03, 2009]

Aquantia Announces Kamal Dalmia as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing

MILPITAS, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Aquantia, the leading developer of mainstream 10GBASE-T solutions, announced today that it has named Kamal Dalmia its new vice-president of sales and marketing. Mr. Dalmia is one of the most accomplished and well-respected marketers and customer relationship builders in the Ethernet market, and comes to Aquantia from his recent position as vice-president of product marketing at Teranetics (News - Alert), Inc.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Kamal Dalmia to lead our sales and marketing group," emphasized Aquantia president and CEO Faraj Aalaei. "Kamal has an outstanding track record of technical innovation and understanding of customer requirements in advanced interconnect solutions. As we scale our market engagement with Tier One server and switch customers, Kamal's leadership will add greatly to our momentum for success." Dalmia led numerous product marketing initiatives at Teranetics and Marvell (News - Alert) in 10 Gigabit, Gigabit and Fast Ethernet PHY products. He also held management and engineering roles at Cypress Semiconductor and PMC Sierra. He has been a prominent contributor to the IEEE (News - Alert) 802 Plenary on Ethernet, holds several US patents in advanced silicon design, is a sought-after expert in data center networking, and is credited with groundbreaking sales and marketing successes in his previous assignments.

"We are witnessing a singular alignment in the 10GBASE-T market, as virtualization, network convergence and LAN-on-Motherboard join together in moving the data center to 10 Gigabit Ethernet. This confluence of events is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a company who has been successful in targeting this market and securing technical, business and strategic leadership, as it will define the winner of this race," said Kamal Dalmia. "I am excited to be a part of this dynamic team and look forward to scoring great wins." Earlier this week Aquantia announced that it had concluded a $44M Series D financing round, to fuel its next leap in 10G Ethernet connectivity solutions. The company's funding was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and as part of the round, NEA Partner Rohini Chakravarthy will join the Aquantia board of directors.

About Aquantia With its 10GBASE-T silicon products for mainstream high-speed connectivity, Aquantia meets business needs for efficiency, lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), productivity and easy-to-use network infrastructure. The company's versatile technology platform is based on advanced signal processing, while fully leveraging the maturity of Ethernet and offering the universal appeal of the RJ45. Aquantia ICs connect multi-core data centers, applications-optimized workgroup computing and virtual server networks with one flexible low-cost and standards based architecture. Aquantia is a venture-backed private company. For more information, visit

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