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Arm and Vodafone Group have flexed their muscles in a way designed to menace Cisco and other networking vendors, while keeping alive telcos’ dreams of offering enterprise app stores. The threat came in news that Arm, Vodafone, NXP Semiconductors and Telco Systems have together built a “universal customer premises equipment” ( …


    would that be a 16 core machine ?


    16 Cortex-A72 CPU cores, running up to 2.2GHz

    18MB cache/on-chip memory

    Up to 16 Ethernet ports

    Supported Ethernet speeds include 1, 2.5, 10, 25, 40, 50, and 100 gigabits per second

    114Gbps Layer 2 Ethernet switch

    Up to 24 PCIe Gen3 lanes, supporting ports as wide as x8

    50Gbps security accelerator

    100Gbps data compression/decompression engine

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      Re: would that be a 16 core machine ?

      how much for something like that?

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  3. Gavin Park Weir

    I'd like to point out ...

    The the US telco I work for has had uCPE actually deployed for 5 years and had 10,000+ boxes in customer sites 4 years ago. We have two uCPE vendor choices now but adding more to the portfolio is hard to justify when you have to maintain a supply chain to for supply and breakfix in 198 countries. I can't believe VF are only just doing this.

    I would note that it has not all be plain sailing, getting it all to work like the marketing slides has been hard work...

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