Orthogone Introduces a Complete Suite of Ultra-High-Performance Ethernet MAC & PCS IP Cores

October 26, 2015

New IP Cores provide unmatched gate count, resource utilization and latency performances.

MONTREAL, Canada – October 26st 2015 – Orthogone Technologies, a provider of industry-leading semiconductor IP and electronic product design services, today announced the availability of their ultra-high-performance Ethernet MAC and PCS IP Core products for use on FPGA, ASIC and ASSP devices. This first product release delivers unmatched performances in terms of resource utilization, gate count, and latency for 1-, 10-, 25-, 40- and 100-Gbps Ethernet MAC & PCS solutions. It includes a rich set of features making it a top choice for a large range of applications such as:

  • Data Centers
  • High Frequency Trading
  • Low-Latency Switches
  • QoS-Based Packet Processing
  • Test and Monitoring Equipment

The cores offer best-in-class performances in all categories and include some unique differentiators:

  • 10 X improvement in gate count and resource utilization performances
  • 38.4 ns round-trip latency for MAC and PCS at 10-Gbps*
  • Unified code solution supporting multiple rates, 1-, 10-, 25-, 40- and 100-Gbps
  • Fully integrated MAC and PCS solutions
  • High timing margin of > 20% on mid-speed grade FPGA devices
  • Ultra-low gate count channelized multi-port 1G / 10G MAC option (2, 4, 8, 16 ports)
  • High scalability and flexibility where same code and documentation is valid for all rates
  • Fully configurable statistics vector and collector on MAC and PCS

All Orthogone IP cores are plug-and-play and are designed to support FPGA devices from Altera and Xilinx as well as ASIC and ASSP.

For more information, read the Press Release.

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