Solarflare Communications announced today it has begun sampling what it described as the industry’s firs...
May 18, 2010
Solarflare Communications announced today it has begun sampling what it described as the industry’s first 40nm quad-port 10GBASE-T PHY chip.
Solarflare’s fourth-generation PHY, the SFT9104, developed at its labs in Orange County, Calif., has passed testing on links up to 100 metres, meeting a critical requirement in the 10GBASE-T standard for broad deployment, the company said.
The chip has multiple data centre power modes including a 1.5 watts ultra-low power and latency mode for in-the-rack applications.
The SFT9104 is sampling now to key customers and will be in production in the fourth quarter.