Altera Ships 28G on FPGAs

Altera ships world's first 28-Gbps-enabled FPGA for next-generation 100G systems and beyond

August 25, 2011

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced it has started shipping the world's first FPGA featuring 28-Gbps transceivers. Stratix® V GT devices are the industry's highest bandwidth and highest performance FPGAs available today. The industry-leading technological innovations in Stratix V GT FPGAs are tailored to enable designers of leading-edge communications systems to quickly bring to market solutions that support the ever-growing demand for network bandwidth.

Stratix V GT FPGAs support the rapid growth in network traffic being driven by Internet and Internet Protocol (IP)-based services and applications. Innovative companies like JDSU leverage Altera's solutions to get early access to the most advanced technologies for use in their next-generation test and measurement solutions.

"JDSU's customers' demand our solutions be at the leading edge of technology, so having Altera as a partner ensures we are well positioned to deliver the most advanced instruments that enable our customers to deploy high-performance broadband communications applications," said Lars Friedrich, vice president and general manager in JDSU’s Communications Test and Measurement business segment. "As the only FPGAs available today with 28-Gbps transceivers, Stratix V GT FPGAs enable us to incorporate the most sophisticated functionality into our systems that deliver the highest performance and data throughput."

Altera Corp. (Nasdaq: ALTR)

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