IC Software Solutions for Carrier, Enterprise & IoT Ethernet Networking
Microsemi's Enterprise and Carrier Ethernet software solutions have been deployed by 100's of companies worldwide, significantly improving their ROI. Complementing our broad IC portfolio, Microsemi's feature-rich software solutions deliver significant value with:
- Rapid Time to Market: Shorten your development cycles and lower costs with easily customizable turnkey applications.
- Standards-Based Comprehensive Solutions: Microsemi software meets IETF RFC, IEEE and MEF standards and has been certified at a variety of testing centers including UNH-IOL (University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab) and EANTC (European Advanced Networking Test Center), Tier-1 Telecom Labs, Industry Interoperability Events and Plug fests.
- Mature, Flexible, and Fully Supported Packages: Ensure long term product success with Microsemi's ongoing software development and maintenance programs. Our real-time support enables quick alignment of your solutions to the latest standards and industry requirements
Microsemi's Ethernet and Power over Ethernet solutions and technologies includes Ethernet ICs, systems, software, IP and ecosystem solutions specifically architected for Ethernet networking applications in multiple settings.
Comprehensive Ethernet Switching Features
Microsemi Ethernet switching applications provide a comprehensive set of features for Enterprise and Carrier Ethernet applications. All applications support standards based Layer 2 (L2) switching capabilities, port control and monitoring features, QoS control, security control and authentication, advanced power savings capability and management. Microsemi's current applications include:
WebStaX™: Designed for Basic L2 Enterprise Managed switching applications including SMB (Small and Medium Business) Enterprise and commercial deployments, WebStaX enables web management of many features including: PoE, Stacking and EEE (Energy Efficient Ethernet).
SMBStaX™: Designed for Advanced L2 Enterprise switching applications, including Medium and Large Enterprise applications, SMBStaX enables CLI, web and MIB management of all the standard features found in WebStaX and many advanced L2 and L3 capabilities including VLAN trunking, GVRP (GARP VLAN Registration Protocol) and DHCP Server.
IStaX™: Designed for Industrial Ethernet switching applications, including Industrial and IoT configurations. IStaX includes all of the functionality of SMBStaX (excluding stacking) and adds support for IEEE 1588 PTP and linear/ring protection, including ERPS.
CEServices™: Designed for MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 applications deployed in Tier 1/2/3 Telco, MSO, Wireless Backhaul, CLEC and IXC (Inter eXchange Carriers) networks, CEServices provides a superset of the SMBStaX (excluding stacking) functionality with support for IEEE 1588 PTP, RFC2544/Y.1732/IEEE802.1ag OAM and many MEF CE 2.0 specifications.
Complete API Functionality
Microsemi's API (Application Programming Interface) provides a comprehensive, user-friendly Operating-System independent function library that supports all Microsemi Ethernet switches, PHY, MAC, and Optical Transport Network (OTN) Mapper products.
8051 Ethernet Switching Features
Microsemi's 8051 Ethernet Switching software enables customers to develop low cost compact Layer (L2) solutions based upon our 8051 based series of switches. Using a 3rd party compiler, customers can customize unmanaged or lightly managed (Webconfig) software to meet the requirements of embedded or standalone applications.
Accessing Microsemi Software Solutions
Access to Microsemi software solutions requires a current NDA with Microsemi and an active Software Licensing Agreement (SLA). Please contact your contact your local Microsemi sales or distributor office for further information regarding access to Microsemi Ethernet software solutions.
|Product Number||Description||Market||Application||Basic L2||Advanced L2||Protection||IEEE 1588/SyncE||Carrier Ethernet||ICLI,
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Software Support Matrix
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