AMCC Selects TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution with Comprehensive UTM
Capabilities for Sequoia Evaluation Kit

Preintegrated solution for wired, wireless, VPN applications enables
OEMs/ODMs to get appliances to market faster

FREMONT, Calif. – Apr. 23, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc.
(, a leader in embedded networking and security
software, has signed an agreement with Applied Micro Circuits Corp.
(AMCC) (NASDAQ:AMCC) to offer TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution
software on AMCC’s Sequoia evaluation kit, which features the
PowerPC(R) 440EPx embedded processor. AMCC is a leading vendor of
embedded PowerPC processors and packet processors.

TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) is a member of the SMBware
family of customized turnkey solutions that enable OEMs to bring to
market advanced/powerful, next-generation devices for the
small-to-medium business (SMB) market.

“With its modular packaging of comprehensive software features and
built-in hardware acceleration for high-performance security, our
Secure Gateway Solution is a good fit with AMCC’s security-enhanced
processor,” said Mukesh Lulla, president of TeamF1. “SGS not only
provides OEMs preintegrated and validated turnkey advanced
VPN/firewall/router packages, but also easy-to-use device management
features under a flexible licensing model.”

AMCC’s Sequoia platform is based around the PowerPC 440EPx embedded
processor, which includes a Turbo Security Engine that offloads and
accelerates processing of standards-based security protocols such as
IPsec and SSL.

“We are pleased that TeamF1 is extending their support for our
PowerPC processors to include the 440EPx,” said Charlie Ashton,
director of software at AMCC. “By making TeamF1’s Secure Gateway
Solution’s advanced wired secure networking and Draft 802.11n secure
access point features available on the 440EPx Sequoia platform, we
make it easier for OEMs and ODMs to develop best-in-class wired and
wireless networking products and bring them to production in the
shortest time possible.”

The two companies previously announced their commitment to jointly
develop highly integrated, advanced networking and security platforms
for OEMs and ODMs in the Wi-Fi(R) and VPN application space. Their
partnership focuses on demonstrating advanced hardware architectures
and optimized software components and solutions designed to leverage
specialized hardware resources.

TeamF1 will be in AMCC’s booth (# 2402) at the Embedded Systems
Conference-Silicon Valley, April 3-5 in San Jose, where more details
on the Secure Gateway Solution will be available. In addition, TeamF1
will demonstrate its secure access point software (Air Secure Access
Point or “ASAP”) on the Sequoia platform.


Prototypes of the Secure Gateway Solution on Sequoia will be
available in the second quarter of 2007. General availability will be
in the third quarter of this year.

ASAP is available now.

About TeamF1

TeamF1, Inc. a privately held corporation headquartered in Fremont,
California, is a leader in high performance embedded networking and
security software. TeamF1’s products enable secure networking of
telecom/datacom and industrial equipment, and provide the
infrastructure components needed for switching and wireless products
in various market segments.

For more information visit the company’s website at or contact TeamF1 Public Relations at
510/505-9931 or email pr _at_