Vitesse Rolls Out Energy Efficient GigE Chips

Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor, said this morning that it has expanded its line of energy efficient, SimpliPHY, Gigabit Ethernet physical layer devices. The firm said its line of PHY chips reduces power consumption by 75 percent or more. Vitesse is targeting its new, two-port and four-port devices for use in broadband access gateways, Enterprise IP phones, switches, routers, and smart grid connectivity devices. The chip line is available for sampling now, with production scheduled in July.