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Spansion Honored with Two Awards from ZTE | Cypress Semiconductor

Spansion Honored with Two Awards from ZTE

Last Updated: February 24, 2011

Company Recognized for Best Technology and Customer Support in Greater China

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 --

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), today announced that ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecom equipment and networking solutions, has presented the company with the "Strong and Continued Support Award" and "Best Technology Support Award" for 2010.


The awards distinguish Spansion's outstanding support for ZTE based on five criteria; cost, quality, delivery, technology and service. This is the first time Spansion has been recognized by ZTE and builds upon the company's strong history of customer support within Greater China. The award acknowledges the company's dedication to providing differentiated Flash memory solutions and high levels of service to its customers around the world.

"Spansion is a strategic supplier to ZTE and is essential to our ability to innovate and deliver high performing and reliable products," said Mr. Ye Weimin, senior vice president of ZTE. "The exceptional quality and performance of Spansion's MirrorBit GL and SPI Flash memory has enabled us to bring advanced products to market in a timely manner to address the demands of our customers."

Spansion has been supplying embedded Flash memory solutions based upon its MirrorBit charge trapping technology, including Spansion GL and SPI products, to ZTE since 2005. Today, over 80% of Spansion's 4,000 customers now use Spansion products based on MirrorBit charge trapping technology. Longstanding relationships with strategic companies like ZTE have been instrumental to the growth of MirrorBit-based products.

"Forging strong relationships with our customers is core to the way we run our business," said Jim Reid, executive vice president, Spansion. "We look forward to building on our strong partnership with ZTE and delivering the differentiated products and service that will provide them a market advantage."

About Spansion

Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a leading provider of the Flash memory technology at the heart of the world's electronics systems, powering everything from the routers that run the internet to the highly interactive and immersive consumer and automotive electronics that are enriching people's daily lives. Spansion's broad and differentiated Flash memory product portfolio, award-winning MirrorBit charge-trapping technology, and industry leading service and support are enabling customers to achieve greater efficiency and success in their target markets. For more information, visit

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