SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 18, 2012– MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOSY), a leader in semiconductor solutions that enable fast, intelligent data access for network and communications systems, today announced it has appointed Macnica Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of the Macnica Group, as its new distributor to meet MoSys’ growing need for sales and support of its Bandwidth Engine® ICs in North America. Macnica Americas’ expertise includes all aspects of high-speed communications protocols and networking, video broadcast, signal processing and storage applications. Macnica specializes in high-density, high-speed complex FPGA designs utilizing multiple IP cores, making the relationship synergistic with MoSys’ Bandwidth Engine product line.

“The requirements for both higher data rates and intelligence in the network are driving increased need for our Bandwidth Engine ICs. MoSys and Macnica Group are already successfully partnered in Japan and we are delighted to expand our sales and support channel in North America with Macnica Americas,” stated David DeMaria, Vice President of Business Operations for MoSys . “Macnica America’s extensive expertise in serving the high-speed networking market and their strong applications engineering capability makes it a great fit to accelerate the adoption of our Bandwidth Engine products in North America.”

“We are very pleased to become MoSys’ distribution partner in North America and excited about the Bandwidth Engine family of ICs and the value that it brings to our networking customers. Our experience in this region, as well as with high-speed communications and high-density FPGA designs, puts us in an advantageous position to expand the opportunity for these innovative new products in the North America market,” stated John Burton, President of Macnica Americas. “At Macnica, innovation and quality are of utmost importance and we are pleased to enable networking companies to take advantage of this emerging technology.”

About Macnica Americas

Macnica Americas Inc. is a subsidiary of the $2.4B Macnica Group headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. We offer franchised distribution in North America with a design service center located in San Diego, California. Our IP portfolio includes solutions for high speed networking, broadcast video, DSP and embedded applications. Find out more about Macnica America’s suppliers and design services at

About MoSys, Inc.

MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOSY) is an IP-rich, fabless semiconductor company that provides high performance solutions for fast, intelligent data access in network and communications systems. Engineered and built for high-reliability carrier and enterprise applications, MoSys’ products are breaking bandwidth barriersTM in data processing to allow for faster packet access and analysis, expanded user capacity and new capabilities required by the expanding global infrastructure. MoSys’ Bandwidth Engine® family of ICs combines the company’s patented 1T-SRAM® high-density, embedded memory and high-speed, 10 Gigabits per second serial interface with its intelligent access technology and a highly efficient GigaChipTM Interface transport protocol to eliminate bottlenecks in high-speed data access. MoSys is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and more information is available at

MoSys, 1T-SRAM and Bandwidth Engine are registered trademarks of MoSys, Inc. in the US and/or other countries. Breaking Bandwidth Barriers, GigaChip and the MoSys logo are trademarks of MoSys, Inc. All other marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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