Xilinx

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OTN SmartCORE IP

Xilinx's new OTN SmartCORE IP for high-capacity combined Ethernet and 100G OTN switching platforms and Packet-Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) wil be available from 30 September.

It is a key component in Xilinx's stgrategy to deliver programmable solutions for intelligent 400G and n x100G optical transport networks (OTN) and OTN switches that have high availability, low latency, low jitter, and a high quality of service (QoS).

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