SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Integrated Telecom Express Inc. (IteX) has licensed a 32-bit RISC processor core from Mips Technologies Inc. for use in digital subscriber line (DSL) controllers.
"The communications market is evolving rapidly with new performance requirements and standards," said Rich Forte, president and CEO of Integrated Telecom Express. "The standard MIPS architecture gives us a proven platform upon which to build our products, getting us to market faster with higher performance products."
Under the agreement, Integrated Telecom Express will use the Mips32 4Kc core in a new series of advanced DSL controllers. Mips Technologies officials in Mountain View claimed the new license is additional proof that the company's RISC architecture has become a de facto standard in communications and networking applications.