Sunnyvale, Calif. –Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AppliedMicro) has launched its Triveni APM9689x product family, calling it the industry's smallest dual and quad port, low power 100/1000/10GBASE-T physical layer ICs (PHYs) with MACsec (Media Access Control Security engine) and energy saving modes such as EEE (Energy Efficient Ethernet) and WOL(Wake-on-LAN).
Triveni 10GBASE-T PHYs employ DSP cancellation techniques to protect unshielded copper cables from disruptions generated by walkie-talkies and other RF interferers for robust 10Gbps NIC, HBA and LOM links.
The Triveni family offers a power dissipation of approximately 3.5W at full 10Gbps rate while operating in 100m mode on a CAT6A cable. Dynamic power scaling further reduces the power for shorter cable reaches and intra-rack applications. A footprint of 21x21 mm for the dual and 27x27 mm for the quad make Triveni products well-suited for network interface card/host bus adapter (NIC/HBA), LAN-on-Motherboard (LOM) or high-density switch card applications.
AppliedMicro offers a suite of energy-efficient modes in the Triveni family, including WOL, EEE and link power detect modes to help alleviate data center power usage. Depending on link utilization and system requirements, the Triveni PHY can save significant amounts of power. Smart MAC offload features can power down other components on the card to further reduce system power.
Triveni includes a flexible MACsec engine to protect, validate and authenticate data while providing vital statistics to the system, which is important for ensuring the security for the links that transmit sensitive data.