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Product category: Communications ICs (Wired)
News Release from: Cypress Semiconductor | Subject: CYLZT0201
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 26 March 2003

LLD offers transparent generic framing
procedure

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The MetroLink2T-2T (CYLZT0201) is the first link-layer device (LLD) on the market to offer transparent generic framing procedure (GFP-T).

The MetroLink2T-2T (CYLZT0201) is the first link-layer device (LLD) on the market to offer transparent generic framing procedure (GFP-T) MetroLink2T-2 LLD is an intellectual property (IP) core that enables efficient mapping of packet data over synchronous data transmission on optical media (Sonet) backbones

The Cypress GFP-T transport core supports two channels of Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), Fibre Channel, Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON), Fibre Connectivity (FICON), or any combination of protocols over Sonet.

In addition, Cypress has leveraged its virtual concatenation (VC) expertise along with GFP-T features for efficient bandwidth management.

The introduction of MetroLink2T-2 LLD demonstrates Cypress's commitment to providing its customers with complete solutions for building communications linecards.