EZchip's network processors selected by ECI Telecom to power its next generation metro Ethernet switches

Dec. 3, 2003
3 December 2003 San Jose, CA Lightwave -- EZchip Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company providing high speed network processors, today announced that ECI Telecom's Optical Networks division has selected its 10-Gigabit network processors for integration within ECI's next generation metro Ethernet platforms.

3 December 2003 San Jose, CA Lightwave -- EZchip Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company providing high speed network processors, today announced that ECI Telecom's Optical Networks division has selected its 10-Gigabit network processors for integration within ECI's next generation metro Ethernet platforms. Development of the new platforms is currently underway at ECI's headquarters.

"Our XDM MSPP [multi-service provisioning platform] converges intelligent optical networking capabilities with advanced data functionality including ATM and Ethernet Layer 2 over SDH/SONET and DWDM," says Eyal Shaked, vice president of research and development at ECI's Optical Networks division. "Leveraging our expertise in this area we are now investing in our Ethernet capabilities. We selected EZchip's network processors for our next generation platforms for their advanced services capabilities, outstanding integration and simple programming model. "

EZchip's TOPcore technology provides both packet processing and classification on a single chip at wire speed. These single-chip solutions are used for building networking equipment with extensive savings in chip count, power, and cost. Highly flexible 7-layer processing enables a wide range of applications to deliver advanced services for the metro, carrier edge and core and enterprise backbone. EZchip Technologies is a subsidiary of LanOptics Ltd.

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