Company demonstrates new 25G Ethernet MAC and PCS LogiCORE IP at Supercomputing 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced the industry’s first low latency 25G Ethernet IP for FPGAs to address throughput challenges in data center applications. The low latency 25G Ethernet MAC and PCS LogiCORE™ IP solution helps to reduce data center CapEx by providing a migration path from 10G to 25G links and delivers a drastic increase in performance by more than doubling the front panel bandwidth between top of rack switches and servers (10G to 25G). This unique industry offering also supports the new 25G Ethernet Consortium specification and will be aligned with the industry’s continuing advancements in next-generation processors, which are doubling their performance for tomorrow’s data center servers.

Xilinx is demonstrating the 25G Ethernet MAC and PCS LogiCORE IP solution at Supercomputing, November 17-20, 2014, Booth #3903 and #4006, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. The live demonstation utilizes two Virtex® UltraScale™ VCU107 boards communicating over four channels of 25G Ethernet through 5 meters of direct attached copper cable and two QSFP+ modules.

Availability

The 25G Ethernet MAC and PCS LogiCORE IP solution is available for early access customers. For more information, please contact your local sales representative or visit http://www.xilinx.com/esp/datacenter/data_center_ip.htm

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the world’s leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.

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