Spijkenisse, Netherlands (PressExposure) July 07, 2009 -- Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that Allied Data Technologies, a Dutch manufacturer of datacom and other communications equipment, has selected Ikanos' high performance FusivÂ® Vx180 gateway processor for integration into its most advanced residential and small-to-medium enterprise (SME)-class gateways. The Ikanos-based VDSL2 multi-play gateways are targeted for deployment in IP-enabled multi-service VDSL2 access networks throughout Asia, Western Europe and the United States.
"Ikanos' Fusiv Vx180 was an obvious choice for us with its best-in-class performance and integration. Its unique distributed architecture enables processing flexibility and offers the head-room required to support additional applications," said Niels Everstijn, Vice President Technology at Allied Data Technologies. "By incorporating the Vx180 in our most advanced gateways, we are able to extend the functionality through feature packs in order to create a full multimedia residential gateway or an advanced security solution for SMEs."
Ikanos' Fusiv Vx180 is a low power multi-mode gateway processor incorporating a MIPS-basedâ¢ CPU core, voice over Internet protocol capabilities, security and best-in-class quality of service. The robust single-chip processor brings together innovative noise mitigation technologies and deep packet inspection capabilities, enabling the development of a high performance residential gateway or a SME Gateway for multi-play and security applications. The multi-mode VDSL2/ADSL/ADSL2/ADSL2+ capability also support seamless connectivity to legacy networks without the added expense of a future truck roll.
"Allied Data has a long history in data communications and continues to develop products for emerging broadband markets, providing exceptional value to their customers," said Mitch Kahn, vice president of corporate marketing at Ikanos. "Their choice of Ikanos' Vx180 gateway processor further validates our product's price and performance leadership, while enabling the delivery of advanced multi-play services to homes and businesses around the world."