May 05, 2009

Source: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

BERWYN, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics' AMP NETCONNECT business unit has joined the Cisco Technology Developer Program as part of the program's IP Communication / Solution Enablers category. In addition, the AMP NETCONNECT MRJ21 high-density modular cabling system has successfully completed interoperability testing* with the Cisco Catalyst 6500 high capacity switch.

The Cisco Technology Developer Program (http://www.cisco.com/go/ctdp) unites Cisco with third-party developers of hardware and software to deliver tested interoperable solutions to joint customers. Members of the program share Cisco's strong commitment to customer service and satisfaction and are required to undergo interoperability testing based on criteria set forth by Cisco. With Cisco Technology Developer Program member offerings such as MRJ21 high-density modular cabling systems, customers can more quickly and efficiently deploy a broad range of Cisco Compatible business applications that can enhance the capabilities, performance, and management of their Cisco network.

ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS

Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems, wireless systems and specialty products, with fiscal 2008 sales of $14.8 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; alternative energy and lighting; and public safety communications. With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/.

*The interoperability testing is designed to simulate typical customer configurations, and does not replace the need for on-site testing in conjunction with actual implementation.

SOURCE: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

Web site: http://www.tycoelectronics.com/