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New Xilinx OTN SmartCORE IP for High Capacity Combined Ethernet and 100G OTN Switching Platforms and Packet-Optical Transport Systems
Sep 21, 2013 (10:09 PM EDT)
LONDON, Sept. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) at ECOC 2013, today announced new OTN SmartCORE™ IP for high capacity combined Ethernet and 100G OTN switching platforms and Packet-Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS). Xilinx's SmartCORE IP portfolio is a strategic deliverable in Xilinx's roadmap to deliver All Programmable solutions needed to create, differentiate and evolve intelligent 400G and Nx100G OTN solutions and OTN switching platforms with high availability, low latency, low jitter and high Quality of Service (QoS) requirements.
"Demand for higher and more efficient bandwidth utilization is driving the development of smarter networks based on OTN Switching. However, shortfalls in traditional ASIC and ASSP solutions threaten to stifle innovation," explained Gilles Garcia, director of Wired Communications at Xilinx, Inc. "With our expanded range of OTN Switching-optimized SmartCORE IP, Xilinx is making the investment needed to enable smarter P-OTS based networks, and thereby enabling customers to develop highly differentiated, compact, low power and All Programmable-based solutions, without compromising on performance or features."
The new OTN SmartCORE IP blocks are optimized for 7 series devices and include a group of comprehensive and environmentally agnostic APIs – available to abstract all common and complex functions to aid seamless integration into customer software:
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