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Aquantia Achieves ASIL B Certification for Automotive Products

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Aquantia Corp., (NYSE: AQ), a leader in high-speed, Multi-Gigabit
Ethernet connectivity solutions, today announced that it has achieved
ASIL B certification on its Automotive connectivity products according
to ISO 26262-5 and as determined by the Certification Body for
Functional Safety of the SGS-TÜV Saar. ASIL B compliance is a critical
requirement for automotive OEMs, and their Tier 1 suppliers, when
choosing technology partners to ensure a vehicle’s systems meet the
necessary safety levels.

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Aquantia Multi-Gig Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (Graphic: Business Wire)

Aquantia Multi-Gig Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Entering the Automotive arena is radically different than traditional
networking markets. The levels of safety and security are of paramount
importance,” said Amir Bar-Niv, Vice President of Marketing, Automotive
at Aquantia Corp. “Our team has put significant effort into attaining
this certification. I am pleased that we have achieved this significant
milestone in delivering compliant, Multi-Gig networking technology for
the first wave of autonomous vehicles that will come to market.”

Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL), specified under ISO 26262, is
a risk classification hierarchy for defining safety requirements. Under
ISO 26262, ASILs are assigned by performing a risk analysis of a
potential hazard by looking at various risk parameters such as severity,
exposure and controllability of the vehicle operating scenario. The
functional safety as a process is based on the guidelines specified by
ISO 26262, the international safety standard for automotive. The
Aquantia Automotive networking products have been approved based on
product documentation provided to SGS-TÜV Saar and according to the
conditions of ISO 26262.

The SGS-TÜV Saar assessed the Aquantia Automotive networking products
and found them to be in conformance with the ASIL B target values for
Single Point Fault Metric (SPFM) and Latent Fault Metric (LFM). The ASIL
B certification is based on a detailed functional safety assessment that

  • The various safety requirements that have been established to mitigate
    risks to acceptable levels
  • Smooth management and tracking of these safety requirements
  • Assurance that standardized safety procedures have been followed in
    the delivered products

About Aquantia

Aquantia is a leader in the design, development and marketing of
advanced, high-speed communications ICs for Ethernet connectivity in the
Data Center, Enterprise Infrastructure, Access and Automotive markets.
Aquantia products are designed to cost-effectively deliver leading-edge
data speeds for use in the latest generation of communications
infrastructure to alleviate network bandwidth bottlenecks caused by the
growth of global IP traffic and in emerging and demanding applications
such as autonomous driving. Aquantia is headquartered in Silicon
Valley. For more information, visit


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