SoCs no panacea for comms infrastructure
News & Analysis 10/18/2002 Post a comment
Like "military intelligence," the "comms infrastructure system-on-chip" is almost, but not quite, an oxymoron. Unlike battery-powered handsets, the room-size cellular basestations and telecom switching stations that make up the real comms infrastructure have scant need for highly integrated, small-form-factor, low-power ICs.
FPGAs boost protocol flexibility
News & Analysis 10/14/2002 Post a comment
Network systems houses provide excellent security at the virtual private network and firewall levels, but not at the router, switch, server and storage-area network levels.