Mindspeed Releases Chipset

iScale switch fabric delivers integrated memory and high-speed transceivers for wire-speed switching in 40- to 320-Gbit/s systems

May 1, 2001

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Mindspeed Technologies™, the Internet infrastructure business of Conexant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNXT), today announced the first in a family of off-the-shelf intelligent switch fabric devices for high-capacity, high-speed switching equipment. Mindspeed's iScale™switch fabric chipset will ease system design and speed up time-to-market cycles for high-density Internet protocol (IP) switches, 10 Gbps Ethernet switches, storage routers, web switches, multi-gigabit IP and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) core routers, and digital cross-connect systems. The switch fabric transfers data between line cards in sophisticated networking equipment and determines the overall capacity and key features of the system.

"We are proud to announce the availability of the industry's most integrated, scalable and comprehensive off-the-shelf switch fabric - and a key building block for a family of seamlessly integrated system solutions coming from Mindspeed," said Raouf Halim, CEO of Mindspeed Technologies. "By combining the iScale chipset with our network processors, high-speed framers and PHY devices, we now offer the complete solution our customers need to get to market faster with new communication system designs."

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