Xilinx Ships Industry's First Programmable 10 Gb Ethernet Mac With XAUI

4/15/2002 - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced the availability of enhanced 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet MAC intellectual property (IP) cores for Virtex-II Pro platform FPGAs, providing end users with flexibility to choose an interface best suited for their target applications. Leveraging its Rocket I/O technology with embedded features such as 8B/10B line coding and channel bonding, Xilinx has upgraded both the 1 Gb and 10 Gb Ethernet MAC cores to provide designers with a gigabit serial interface option. Furthermore, both cores offer an enhanced network management feature set that includes support for programmable interframe gaps, EtherStats-based statistics, and maximum size jumbo frames. Xilinx will discuss the features of the 10 Gb Ethernet MAC core in detail at Programmable World 2002 scheduled for April 17, 2002.

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