Marvell Intros Gigabit Ethernet Switch Platform for Small Business

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Marvell's new platform is aimed at value-oriented businesses that with an eye to cutting energy costs at the same time they need to incrase network bandwidth.

Integrated silicon solutions specialist Marvell introduced a Gigabit Ethernet switch platform designed for small to medium-size businesses (SMBs). Based on the Marvell Prestera family of packet processors and Marvell Alaska family of Gigabit transceivers, the Prestera 98DX3130 Ethernet switch and Alaska 88E1545 Gigabit Ethernet transceiver ICs are designed to drive down network Ethernet switch power consumption as much as 70 percent while reducing systems cost and meeting the bandwidth requirements of multimedia content.