Xilinx Goes Shopping Again, Acquires Sarance Technologies

Xilinx has acquired Sarance Technologies. The acquisition will help Xilinx increase and accelerate the displacement of ASSPs and ASICs in many 40G/100G and beyond programs. Sarance Technologies is a supplier of ASIC and FPGA IP cores for packet processing. The cores include Interlaken IP, classification and traffic management IP.

Sarance Acquisition Highlights

  • Xilinx gains connectivity communications capabilities
  • Enables Xilinx to address the demand for 40G, 100G and beyond Interlaken, Ethernet and High-Speed Ethernet applications
  • Helps Xilinx meets new requirements for 400G Ethernet system
  • Acquisition of Sarance, Omiino and Modelware provide one-stop shopping for wired communications logic IC needs — including optical transport, traffic management, packet processing and high-speed Ethernet (Interlaken, MACs and High-Bandwidth Bridge) solutions
  • Acquisitions give Xilinx a complete portfolio to address service provider, enterprise, and data center logic IC needs
  • Helps Xilinx increase and accelerate the displacement of ASSPs and ASICs in many 40G/100G and beyond programs
  • Sarance is one of the three founders of the Interlaken Alliance
  • Sarance’s solutions include configurable, FPGA-optimized chip-to-chip interconnects for Ethernet, Interlaken, and the Network Search Engine
  • Sarance has the only IP technology capable of scaling to 400G rates for bridging in an FPGA

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