FPGAs with 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers shipping from Altera for military communications, broadband

SAN JOSE, Calif., 25 Aug. 2011. Officials of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) specialist Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) in San Jose, Calif., announced they are shipping what they say is the first FPGA with 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers for broadband applications in military communications systems, 40G/100G communications, and high-end test equipment. The Altera Stratix V GT FPGAs support growth in network traffic from Internet and Internet Protocol (IP)-based services and applications. Stratix V GT FPGAs are based on 28-nanometer process technology, and support backplane, optical module, and chip-to-chip applications through four 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers, 32 full-duplex 12.5-gigabit-per-second transceivers, and as many as four 72-bit DIMM DDR3 memory interfaces supporting 2133 megabits per second.

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SAN JOSE, Calif., 25 Aug. 2011. Officials of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) specialist Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) in San Jose, Calif., announced they are shipping what they say is the first FPGA with 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers for broadband applications in military communications systems, 40G/100G communications, and high-end test equipment.The Altera Stratix V GT FPGAs support growth in network traffic from Internet and Internet Protocol (IP)-based services and applications. Stratix V GT FPGAs are based on 28-nanometer process technology, and support backplane, optical module, and chip-to-chip applications through four 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers, 32 full-duplex 12.5-gigabit-per-second transceivers, and as many as four 72-bit DIMM DDR3 memory interfaces supporting 2133 megabits per second.The Stratix V GT FPGAs' 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers meet the CEI-28G specification while consuming 200 milliwatts of power per channel. The devices include as many as 622,000 logic elements, 512 18 by 18 multipliers, hardened PCI Express, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and Interlaken intellectual property blocks, and support high-speed serial protocols.

For more information contact Altera online at www.altera.com/stratix5.

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