Allied Telesyn Ships IPv6 Switch Powered with the NP-1c Network Processor from EZchip
San Jose, Calif - October 18, 2004 - EZchip Technologies (a subsidiary of LanOptics Ltd., NASDAQ:LNOP), a fabless semiconductor company providing high-speed network processors, today announced that Allied Telesyn's new AT-8948 switch is powered with EZchip's NP-1c 10-Gigabit network processor. The AT-8948 is an Ethernet IPv4 and IPv6 multi-layer switch built to meet the needs of high performance network services for enterprise, education, and telecommunications service provider customers. The AT-8948 is now shipping and will be on display at the Network Systems Design Conference (NSDC), October 20-21 in San Jose, California at EZchip's booth #315.
Allied Telesyn has been an innovator in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, low-cost networking solutions since 1987. The AT-8948 switch is aimed at the triple-play operator and metro Ethernet markets and is ideal for high-end access in combined video, data and voice applications. More product information is available at www.alliedtelesyn.com.
''EZchip technology has enabled Allied Telesyn to deliver a highly advanced and industry leading IPv6 product,'' said Malcolm Wallace, Product Manager at Allied Telesyn.
''We are delighted that Allied Telesyn chose EZchip and is now delivering their multi-layer switch that utilizes our NP-1c network processor,'' said Rob O'Hara, Vice President Sales of EZchip. ''Allied Telesyn's use of EZchip's NP-1c demonstrates the benefits that this highly integrated and flexible solution brings to networking systems. Multi-layer protocol support, in particular high-performance IPv6 routing, is enabled in a small 1U chassis at a price point that targets both the enterprise and metro Ethernet access market segments.''
About EZchip Technologies
EZchip Technologies (a subsidiary of LanOptics Ltd., NASDAQ: LNOP) is a fabless semiconductor company providing high-speed network processors. EZchip's breakthrough TOPcore® technology provides both packet processing and classification on a single chip at wire speed. EZchip's single-chip solutions are used for building networking equipment with extensive savings in chip count, power and cost. Highly flexible 7-layer processing enables a wide range of applications to deliver advanced services for the metro, carrier edge and core and enterprise backbone. For more information on EZchip, visit our web site at http://www.ezchip.com.
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