Ethernet MAC IC doubles capacity of existing SPI-Based Gigabit Ethernet MACs

Cortina Systems developed the CS3472; an Interlaken gigabit Ethernet media access controller (MAC) that doubles the bandwidth capacity of existing SPI-based gigabit Ethernet MACs and can simultaneously sustain line rate performance on all 24 ports. The product is targeted at high-performance switches and routers in the enterprise and metro networks.