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Asidua, a preferred supplier for PMC®’s Mobile and Broadband Division, today announced ‘general availability’ of a new suite of Carrier Ethernet control stacks - WanStax Carrier Ethernet (WCE). The control stacks are built specifically for network infrastructure equipment providers, by supplying proven off-the-shelf software components thereby helping those companies meet the fast changing demands of today’s global telecoms industry.

Specifically designed for PMC’s WinPath network processor family, Asidua’s new WanStaX Carrier Ethernet (WCE) portfolio is a set of market ready, feature rich, control stacks incorporating Link Aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad), Link OAM (IEEE 802.3ah), CFM (IEEE 802.3ag) and Performance Monitoring (ITU-T Y.1731).

Offered via a royalty free commercial mode, each control stack within the WanStaX Carrier Ethernet suite is provided with a comprehensive documentation set and explanation of the reference applications, including details of how to port and build the stack for a new compiler or OS as well as step-by-step guides for integrating with a target solution.

In announcing the new WanStaX Carrier Ethernet suite, Eddie Millsopp, Head of Device Services at Asidua said: “Asidua is delighted to announce the general availability of our new WanStaX Carrier Ethernet stacks. PMC’s WinPath network processor family addresses both challenges in hardware and data plane software by providing flexible, powerful and high value for money solutions for the wireline and wireless infrastructure equipment market. Asidua’s WanStaX Carrier Ethernet stacks have been specifically designed to allow our clients to reduce costs and delivery times, while still allowing them to fully exploit the hardware acceleration aspects of PMC’s WinPath processor family.”

Such has been the global demand for Carrier Ethernet Access and Aggregation equipment, that the Belfast based telecoms integration specialist has already been able to secure new engagements with a number of tier 1 and tier 2 equipment manufacturers.

Speaking on the availability of Asidua’s new Carrier Ethernet control stack portfolio, PMC’s Mobile and Broadband Division Vice President of Marketing, Robert O’Dell said: “PMC is pleased that Asidua’s Carrier Ethernet control stack portfolio is now generally available. Asidua has worked in partnership with us developing Ethernet solutions that have been incorporated in a number of our WinPathTM customers’ products. Now that the control stacks are generally available, we expect to see Asidua control stack software in an increasing number of WinPath-based systems. Asidua’s Standards Compliant Carrier Ethernet Control stacks, developed specifically to exploit the advanced features within WinPath processors, help our customers meet their aggressive schedules and allow them to focus their efforts on value-added and differentiated features.”

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About Asidua

Asidua is endorsed by PMC® as a preferred supplier for providing a complete portfolio of software components and niche professional services focused on the WinPath product family. Asidua’s WanStaX Carrier Ethernet (WCE) is a portfolio a market ready, rich featured, Carrier Ethernet control stack solutions, incorporating Link Aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad), Link OAM (IEEE 802.3ah), CFM (IEEE 802.3ag) and Performance Monitoring (ITU T Y.1731). From their headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Asidua teams have successfully delivered solutions for a wide range of equipment suppliers including Tier 1s & 2s from across the globe.

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About PMC

PMC® (Nasdaq:PMCS) is the semiconductor innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store digital content. Building on a track record of technology leadership, the company is driving innovation across storage, optical and mobile networks. PMC’s highly integrated solutions increase performance and enable next generation services to accelerate the network transformation.

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