Monday, February 18, 2008

AMCC Announces Embedded Processor for Secure Gateways, Network Appliances

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) introduced a new embedded processor for secure gateways, network appliances, multifunction printing platforms, networking line cards and other embedded systems. Tte PowerPC 440EPr processor features up to 500MHz of processing speed, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, 32 bit PCI, USB2.0, support for 32-bit DDR2 high performance memory and an integrated Turbo Security Engine. Typical power dissipation is rated at 3.5 Watts. The PowerPC 440EPr will begin sampling in Q2 of this year.