AMCC will demonstrate QT2025 and QT2025-1 Tuesday through Thursday in conjunction with the Ethernet Alliance in booth #1567 at the Interop™ conference.
The SFP+ interoperability tests covered both the transmitter and receiver performance of the QT2025-1 interfacing to both 10GBASE-SR and -LR SFP+ modules from seven different module vendors. The QT2025-1 exceeded the transmit mask requirements with all the SR/LR modules and operated with no errors for the duration of the test with all of the receiving modules.
"I am pleased with the success AMCC has shown in the UNH-IOL 10Gbps SFP+ PHY testing," said Marco Mazzini of Cisco and the Technical Champion of the Ethernet Alliance SFP+/EDC Subcommittee. "The results from the interoperability event show viability of next generation high density 10 Gigabit Ethernet equipment."
Testing for IEEE™ 802.3ap was conducted at UNH-IOL during a recent Plug-Fest organized by the Ethernet Alliance Backplane Ethernet Subcommittee. The QT2025 successfully passed the interoperability testing of 10GBASE-KR backplane interfaces. Testing of the QT2025’s 1000BASE-KX and auto-negotiation features are planned for a future event.
“The successful interoperability testing of AMCC's QT2025 and QT20215-1 is another milestone in preparing silicon for the 10GBASE-KR and SFP+ markets,” said Jag Bolaria, Senior Analyst at the Linley Group. “Both of these markets promise volume growth in the coming year and AMCC is well-positioned to take advantage of that growth with its 10Gbps Ethernet PHY family.”
About the QT2025 family
The QT2025 and the QT2025-1 integrate 10 Gbps serial-to-XAUI Ethernet processing with high-performance electronic dispersion compensation (EDC). The QT2025-1 is used in 1 and 10 Gbps Ethernet and Fibre Channel applications based on X2, XENPAK and SFP+ optical transceiver modules or direct attach copper cables. The QT2025 is used in 1 and 10 Gbps backplane Ethernet applications and is equipped with auto-negotiation and 10GBASE-KR forward error correction (FEC).
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