Telesoft Technologies Selects Achronix Speedster22i FPGAs for Dual 100GbE MPAC6200

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Santa Clara, Calif., Jan 20, 2015 – Achronix Semiconductor Corporation today announced that Telesoft Technologies has selected Achronix Speedster22i HD1000 FPGAs for the MPAC6200, industry’s first dual 100GbE PCIe card for cyber security, monitoring and analytics.

Based on Intel’s 22nm Tri-Gate technology, Speedster22i devices contain a wide range of embedded hard IP including 100G Ethernet, Interlaken, PCI Express Gen3 with integrated DMA engine and DDR3. This range of hard IP, combined with industry-leading density and cost, enables significant advantages in 100G optical networking applications. The combination of robust, hardened IP together with 86 Mbits of on-chip memory, were key aspects in Telesoft’s selection of the Speedster22i device.

“Use of Speedster22i FPGAs has considerably accelerated our product development cycle time”, said Rob Downham, Chairman of Telesoft. “In previous FPGA projects the integration of 100G Ethernet, Interlaken, PCI Express Gen3 and DDR3 soft IP blocks took many months of effort that was not required with the Achronix solution.” Downham continued, “We also gained back 50 per cent of the logic fabric as the soft IP was moved to Speedster22i hard IP.”

Speedster22i FPGAs increase the time-to-market, cost and power advantages, especially in real time line rate applications such as the Telesoft TUNA Recorder for capturing selected traffic from 100GbE, and Telesoft Front End Filter to connect existing 10GbE monitoring assets to 100GbE infrastructure.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Telesoft Technologies, a 100GbE market leader,” said Robert Blake, CEO, Achronix Semiconductor. “The embedded hard IP in Speedster22i HD FPGAs eliminates the cost of purchasing, integrating, closing timing and testing the functions that are required when soft IP is used.”

About Achronix Semiconductor Corporation

Achronix is a privately held, fabless corporation based in Santa Clara, California. Achronix builds application targeted field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) built on Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) process technology. Achronix ACE design tools include integrated support for Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) Synplify Pro. Achronix has sales offices and representatives in the United States, Europe, and China, and has a research and design office in Bangalore, India. Find out more at https://www.wwwdev01.achronix.com.

About Telesoft Technologies

Telesoft provides systems for real time line rate processing of data communications traffic at multiples of 100Gbps for cyber security, monitoring and analytics. Telesoft has a track record of success helping its customers deliver ROI by improving network performance, visibility and security during migration from 10GbE to 100GbE. Find out more at http://www.telesoft-technologies.com.

Achronix and Speedster are registered trademarks of Achronix Semiconductor Corporation. All other brands, product names and marks are the property of their respective owners.

About Achronix Semiconductor Corporation

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation is a privately held, fabless semiconductor corporation based in Santa Clara, California and offers high-performance FPGA and embedded FPGA (eFPGA) solutions. Achronix’s history is one of pushing the boundaries in the high-performance FPGA market. Achronix offerings include programmable FPGA fabrics, discrete high-performance and high-density FPGAs with hardwired system-level blocks, datacenter and HPC hardware accelerator boards, and best-in-class EDA software supporting all Achronix products. The company has sales offices and representatives in the United States, Europe, and China, and has a research and design office in Bangalore, India..

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