The Chelsio Terminator 4 ASIC
This paper examines Chelsio's Terminator ASICs, focusing on the fourth-generation device known as Terminator 4 (T4). After reviewing key market trends, an overview of the chip's architecture is presented. Key features and capabilities are then discussed, with an emphasis on additions to T4. Finally, the paper looks at applications for the T4 ASIC as well as competing architectures for these applications.