DOSA
 
Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance
 

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The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance Adds Delta Electronics as its Newest Member

October 12 , 2004

The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) is pleased to announce that Delta Electronics, one of the world’s largest power supply manufacturers, has joined the industry alliance. DOSA was established in February 2004 to develop standards for DC-DC converters to ensure compatibility and facilitate second sourcing for customers. Alliance membership includes Tyco Electronics Power Systems, Inc., SynQor, Inc., Celestica Power Systems, and Lambda.

“Our entry into DOSA is yet another exciting milestone for Delta’s Board Mounted Power effort”, said Graham Hunter, vice president of sales for Delta Products. “We are looking forward to working with other leading-edge power supply manufacturers in the development of compatible and competitive products, which not only meet our customers and the markets current needs but anticipates their future application requirements.”

Founded by Tyco Electronics and SynQor, DOSA’s mandate is to establish standards over a broad range of power converter form factors, footprints, feature sets and functionality for both non-isolated point-of-load (POL) and isolated applications. “DOSA’s position as an industry-leading alliance becomes even stronger with this latest addition,” said Sabi Varma, vice president, marketing and business operations for Tyco Electronics Power Systems. “The benefits our customers will reap will propel the industry forward.”

“Delta is the largest power supply manufacturer in the world,” commented Joseph Coupal, executive vice president, marketing and sales for SynQor. “We are very pleased to count on their support and expertise to advance the goals of DOSA.”
Delta Electronics is developing its Delphi Series of non-isolated POL converters that will adhere to the DOSA specifications and also plans to develop a DOSA-compatible sixteenth brick.

For more information on DOSA, visit its web site at http://www.dosapower.com. DOSA has developed this site to provide information to the public on DOSA standards developed for the power conversion market.

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release may contain certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainty and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance or achievements. All statements contained herein that are not clearly historical in nature are forward looking and the words "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "plan," and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. More detailed information about these and other factors is set forth in Tyco's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2003. Tyco is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS POWER SYSTEMS

Tyco Electronics Power Systems, a division of Tyco Electronics, is a leading global provider of innovative, reliable power supply products including AC-DC and DC-DC switching power supplies, batteries and complete communications and energy power systems. Tyco Electronics Power Systems also offers custom design, engineering, installation and technical support services to its customers.

ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS

Tyco Electronics is one of the major business segments of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC, LSE: TYI, BSX: TYC). Tyco Electronics is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer; a world leader in cutting-edge wireless, active fiber optic and complete power systems technologies; and is also rapidly developing extensive networking and building technology installation services. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty well-known and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, OneSource Building Technologies, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries. Tyco is a trademark.

ABOUT SYNQOR

SynQor is the technology leader in high efficiency dc/dc converters for distributed power architectures. SynQor's products exceed the exacting performance, quality, and reliability requirements of its world-class customers. SynQor serves the converging telecom and datacom markets with their high-efficiency PowerQor®, DualQor®, BusQor®, NiQor® and HyperQor® families of dc/dc converters. SynQor's products are designed to meet the challenging demands of OEM engineers building today's communications infrastructure hardware. SynQor is a privately owned company headquartered in Boxborough, Massachusetts with offices in Dallas Texas, Europe, Singapore, Korea, China and Japan.

ABOUT DELTA ELECTRONICS

Delta Electronics is world leader in power system technologies and manufacturing. For over 30 years, Delta has been assisting Fortune 500 companies achieve their business objectives by providing state-of-the-art, quality and cost effective power supply solutions to meet our customers ever demanding applications. Delta’s vision of supplying high quality, cost effective products has earned Delta the respect and trust of our worldwide customer base. Through strong partnerships with our customers, our on-going commitment to quality improvement, and continuous investments into our core competencies, Delta Electronics continues to provide the best-in-class products and support to our customers. For further information on Delta Electronics, please visit our website at: http://www.deltaww.com

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