Mindspeed Agnostic on Processing

CX27470 traffic stream processor and firmware deliver protocol-agnostic packet- and cell-based traffic management solution

July 16, 2001

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Mindspeed Technologies(TM), the Internet infrastructure business of Conexant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNXT), today announced its protocol-agnostic, two-chip OC-48 network processor and firmware solution for packet- and cell-based traffic management. The CX27470 Traffic Stream Processor (TSP) and PortMaker software application suite is designed for edge and core routers, optical switch routers, voice gateways, IP service switches, and wireless infrastructure equipment deployed in the wide-area-network (WAN) and metropolitan-area-network (MAN). The CX27470 builds on the field-proven heritage of the Mindspeed Traffic Stream Processor family.The CX27470 TSP and PortMaker deliver a suite of traffic-management functions, including scheduling, shaping, policing, queuing, buffer management, congestion control, statistics, and alarms. The combination of the CX27470 network processor and ready-to-use firmware offers networking equipment manufacturers a complete solution for immediate application in new system designs that will enable revenue-generating services. "The traffic management function of any networking system is universally recognized as a potential bottleneck; it is essential for Quality of Service, and its proper execution is critical for wire-speed functionality of the system," said John Metz, executive vice president of Sterling Research. "One of the reasons we admire Mindspeed is their proven ability to deliver products that solve today's real-world problems, without being distracted by industry hype and losing sight of the future. For evidence, one only need look at the number of OEM system designs in production today with Mindspeed network processors as the traffic management engine."Mindspeed Technologies

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