May 3, 2006 Sunnyvale, CA -- Greenfield Networks, a provider of Ethernet switching silicon, announced that its Packetry II line of packet processing devices has been selected by Harbour Networks of Beijing, China for its forthcoming Ethernet switch platform, aimed at enterprise and metro networks.
"Packetry II is the only merchant silicon solution in the industry to offer a combination of cost-effective Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and advanced features like large tables, IPv6, extensive QoS, and MPLS/VPLS," comments Jiang Jianping, CTO and R&D general manager of Harbour Networks. "Greenfield's flexible architecture enables Harbour Networks to develop highly advanced and industry-leading switching solutions."
Greenfield's Packetry II devices enable Layer 2/3/4 packet processing capabilities, including IPv6 routing in hardware and extensive Quality of Service (QoS) features. The platform's classification and traffic management functions enable voice over IP and other converged applications that require flow-based priority and bandwidth distribution across the network. Enabling enterprise and metro edge deployments, the devices support features including MPLS switching, QinQ, Layer 2 VPN (VLL and VPLS), Layer 3 VPN (RFC 2547bis), and IP/GRE tunneling.
"We are pleased that Harbour Networks has selected our Packetry II architecture for their highly scalable Ethernet switch platform," remarks Bill Rossi, president and CEO of Greenfield Networks. "Winning Harbour Networks as a customer is great recognition of our architectural advantages and technology leadership."