Broadcom Introduces New StrataXGS Trident II Switch Series for Mega Data Centers
Public and private cloud, Web 2.0 and other high-bandwidth data center applications are driving the need for higher scale and efficiency in the data center. The semiconductor solutions company, Broadcom (News - Alert) Corporation recently unveiled a new line of Ethernet switching solutions that comes with the promise of delivering more than 100 10GbE ports, a four time increase in network virtualization scale and a two time increase in forwarding and classification tables.
Called, StrataXGS Trident II Series, the new switching solutions are exclusively designed to meet the bandwidth, scalability and efficiency demands of cloud networking environments and mega data centers. The solution has been designed to enable a significant return on investment on private and multitenant public cloud computing infrastructure connectivity.
“Our StrataXGS switch solutions are renowned throughout the industry for driving unsurpassed performance levels and cost metrics in data center, service provider and enterprise network environments. Our latest StrataXGS Trident II Series – a follow-on to the highly successful Trident series of single chip switch solutions – delivers unprecedented innovation with new features optimized to meet the performance, scalability and efficiency demands of both the traditional enterprise and emerging mega data centers, enabling a new era in cloud-scale and software defined networking,” Vp and GM of Broadcom, Ram Velaga noted in a statement.
Broadcom's StrataXGS Trident II Series delivers the most complete network switching feature set at the highest bandwidth and port density in the industry, enabling cost-effective and high performance data center build-out to an unprecedented number of server and storage endpoints, applications and users, its maker explained.
The StrataXGS Trident II Series includes multiple device options and is sampling this quarter. Broadcom will be showcasing full line of solutions for cloud-scale networking this week at VMworld 2012, Moscone Center, San Francisco (booth #2107).
Recently, Broadcom was assigned a patent (8,245,918) developed by four co-inventors for a "method and system for random data access for security applications." The co-inventors are Xuemin Chen, San Diego, Iue-Shuenn I. Chen, San Diego, Francis Chi-Wai Cheung, Del Mar, Calif., and Longyin Wei, San Diego.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman