MPLS Benchmarks Define Net Processor Performance News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment Network processor vendors are lining up to claim performance pre-eminence when running the MPLS forwarding scheme. Fortunately, the Network Processing Forum's new "black box" MPLS benchmarks are already in place to level the playing field and return the real-world processor performance data that designers need.
HFCReloaded Product News 6/1/2003 Post a comment The service capabilities being unleashed by hybrid fiber coax make a further examination mandatory.
Gateway cuts costs of cellular backhaul News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment The AccessGate 500 from NMS Communications. uses advanced bandwidth-reduction techniques that the company claims halves the cost of backhauling GSM and time-division multiple-access (TDMA) networks over T1/E1 leased lines.
TSMC takes on physical challenges of 90, 130 nm News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment In an ambitious attempt to fix some of the most vexing problems that have kept designers away from 130- and 90-nanometer design rules, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. will introduce this week a set of guidelines for chip design at the Design Automation Conference.
Actel Unveils Space FPGA Family News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment The hi-rel business segment accounts for nearly one-third of Actel's total revenues. This segment includes space, military/aero, and automotive. Last month, Actel announced that it is pursuing the automotive electronics markets with the introduction of a group of extended-temperature-range devices (see Actel Goes After Auto Market). Designers of hi-rel equipment are attracted to Actel's antifuse FPGAs since