Sierra Monolithics Selects Tensoft(r) Fabless Semiconductor Management (FSM) for Enterprise-wide Business Operations

Released on: February 21, 2008, 1:57 am

Press Release Author: Tensoft, Inc.

Industry: Semiconductors

Press Release Summary: Established Semiconductor Company Opts for Integrated
Microsoft-based Solution to Support Rapid Growth

Press Release Body: SAN JOSE, CA - February 6, 2008 - Tensoft, a leading end-to-end
ERP and supply chain solution provider for the semiconductor industry, announced
today that Sierra Monolithics, Inc., a fabless mixed-signal design company offering
high-performance ICs and modules to the broadband wireless, optical communication
and microwave/millimeter wave markets, has chosen to implement an integrated Tensoft
Fabless Semiconductor Management (FSM) and Microsoft Dynamics - GP ERP software
solution. The company will use the Tensoft solution to manage a hybrid semiconductor
manufacturing model for both in-house plant production and outsourced fabless
product lines.

"Sierra Monolithics chose Tensoft FSM as part of our long-term strategy to deploy a
holistic enterprise platform to manage and support our projected growth," said
Trevor Roots, Chief Financial Officer, of Sierra Monolithics. "The company's robust
semiconductor expertise and client base, as well as FSM's functionality and
Sarbanes-Oxley support convinced us that this was the best solution for our needs."

"Sierra Monolithics' diverse product mix and complex manufacturing needs are a
perfect fit for Tensoft FSM," said Bob Scarborough, Tensoft CEO. "Because their
products enable today's most demanding communication systems, they needed a solution
not only capable of tight manufacturing control and close collaboration between
finance, operations and customer service, but also flexible enough to respond to a
fast-changing market window."

About FSM
Tensoft Fabless Semiconductor Management (FSM) is a web-based solution, designed to
support fabless semiconductor operations. FSM supports the fabless industry's unique
financial, manufacturing and supply chain needs using a highly scalable design.
Serving customers from start-ups to large public companies, Tensoft FSM delivers a
comprehensive end-to-end fabless solution that delivers increased profitability,
improved customer service and a fast ROI. Integrating finance, operations and sales
into one flawless system, FSM manages and leverages outsourced vendors as only a
fabless-targeted solution can do. For more information, visit

About Sierra Monolithics, Inc.
Sierra Monolithics, Inc. is a leading supplier of proven Analog and Mixed Signal IC
solutions for Optical Communication, Wireless, and Microwave/Millimeter Wave
applications. Founded in 1988, Sierra Monolithics has leveraged its mixed signal IC
design and expertise in high-frequency aerospace and defense communications, to
develop a variety of high performance Optical ICs, RFICs, and MMICs. Currently
Sierra Monolithics designs and manufactures products for Broadband Wireless (WiMAX
RFICs), Optical Communication (OC-768 SerDes), and Microwave/Millimeter Wave (C, I,
J, Ku, and L band modules) markets. For more information, visit

About Tensoft
Tensoft, Inc. specializes in innovative, end-to-end ERP and supply chain solutions
for the fabless semiconductor and high tech industries. Founded in 1996, Tensoft
delivers results tailored specifically to each customer\'s needs. The company sells
its products directly to customers and partners with established firms in the U.S.,
Canada, and Europe to re-sell and provide local support for its products. For more
information, go to or call (888) 450-4030 Ext. 406.

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Contact Details: 2121-B Ringwood Avenue
San Jose, CA 95131
888.450.4030 x406

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