Santa Clara, California (May 11, 2011) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced three new additions to its Link Street® Ethernet family, providing Fast and Gigabit Ethernet solutions for low-cost, power-sensitive applications. The Marvell® 88E6352, 88E6250 and 88E6220 all feature integrated PHYs that support the 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard as well as a number of advanced features, including Wake-on-LAN (WoL), an integrated Power-On Reset controller and Power Monitor.
In addition, the new devices support IEEE 802.1's new Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standards, designed to enable seamless delivery of time-sensitive multimedia traffic for both consumer and professional AV applications on an easy-to-configure Ethernet network. They also support the IEEE 1588v2 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) standard, which enables synchronization of nodes across an Ethernet network to less than one microsecond.
This new family of devices is designed to provide cost- and energy-efficient solutions for the public and private cloud access markets, including wireless routers, gateways and enterprise network access, while expanding the capabilities of Ethernet to address the needs of media-centric applications in home cloud applications, such as set top boxes, digital video recorders, audio/video receivers and many more.
88E6250 and 88E6220
Ali Khan, a director of marketing for Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., said, "Marvell's new Link Street SOHO switches offer an extremely competitive array of benefits in the home cloud where cost, ease-of-use and flexibility are of the utmost importance. The simultaneous reduction in power consumption and increase in multimedia performance represent exactly the kind of value Marvell aims to consistently deliver to the market."
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