SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced the Marvell® Prestera® CX8297 packet processor with support for up to 96 ports of 10GbE and up to 32 ports of 40GbE. Specifically built for high-performance public and private cloud infrastructures, the CX8297 is designed to support a full suite of L2-L4 switching and routing-along with converged and enhanced Ethernet (CEE) capabilities.
Increased use of bandwidth-hungry multimedia applications is pushing the scaling limits of typical data centers. Improved broadband connectivity, a surge in media-centric consumer devices and recent advances in multi-core CPU and virtualization technologies are driving a new cloud infrastructure paradigm. The Prestera CX8297 is Marvell's flagship solution, providing high-density 10GbE/40GbE aggregation capabilities for large data center and cloud infrastructures. Built into the 40nm process node, the CX8297 has industry-leading Gbps/watt performance, enabling next-generation green data centers.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions. Marvell's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home and storage networking. As used in this release, the term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit Marvell.com.
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