EZchip Technologies (a subsidiary of LanOptics), a fabless semiconductor company providing high-speed network processors, today announced that Huawei-3Com has selected EZchip's NP-1c 10-Gigabit network processor for its mid-range and high-end switches to provide advanced protocol processing and layer 5-7 services.
Development of the NP-1c blades is already under way at Huawei-3Com with product shipments slated for 2005. Huawei-3Com is a joint venture established by Huawei and 3Com Corporation. Huawei-3Com works on researching, developing, and manufacturing data communications products. The company offers enterprises and public sector organizations in China and Japan a portfolio of customized IP-based networking solutions and services.