Ericsson Launches Ericsson SNP 4000 Network Processing Chipset

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 04:00am EDT 

Ericsson announced that at the MPLS & Ethernet World Congress in Paris, the Company announced two developments that reinforce its commitment to developing 4th Generation IP networks: an in-house ASIC, the Ericsson SNP 4000 network processing chipset, and extension of the Ericsson IP Operating System as the common platform across the entire IP portfolio. The Ericsson SNP 4000 brings to the market packet processing capacity with an ASIC solution that integrates thousands of processing cores to enable products that can scale from 100Gbps to 1Tbps and applications that support millions of subscribers. With its hyper-threaded run to completion architecture running the Linux OS with full support for GNU based C/C++ tool chain, the SNP 4000 will herald a new era of feature velocity and power efficiency in IP products. Ericsson IP Operating System, that runs on the SSR 8000 family of Smart Services Routers, will be extended to cover all Ericsson IP products. The MINI-LINK SP 415 and MINI-LINK SP 420 running. Ericsson is participating in the co-located MPLS & Ethernet World Congress, V6 World Congress and SDN Summit 2013 in Paris, running from March 19, 2013 until March 22, 2013. 

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