Vitesse Adds New Switching IC

Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor said today that it has expanded its line of Carrier Ethernet semiconductors. According to the firm, its new Tiger (VSC7480) switch engine adds Layer 3 routing and MPLS switching support. The new chip is targeted at backhaul aggregation, cloud computing, video, smart-grid, IPTV, IP routing, optical line termination, and gateway applications. Vitesse is a developer of a wide range of high speed semiconductors for the networking industry.