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Wednesday, March 8 • 4:20pm - 4:45pm
Marvell: Modular Networking

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Escalating semiconductor development costs and protracted development cycles have forced Ethernet to evolve at a snail’s pace, creating a one-size-fits-all solution in a cadence of two years. Hence, the migration from 3.2T to 12.8T is a six year-long cycle. Contrary to that, modularity offers mix and match options at the silicon level, disaggregating the capacity from the I/O and accelerating time to deployment. Our first modular solution based on port extender technology will significantly reduce cost and power, while minimizing operational costs. Customers will regain choice and design optimization, and can craft a modular and effective configuration for each port density need.

Link to slides: http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=f9f7bda0baef79258a3162ef8d8eb570


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avatar for Michael Zimmerman

Michael Zimmerman

Vice President and General Manager, CSI BU, Marvell Semiconductor
Michael Zimmerman is vice president and general manager of the Connectivity, Storage and Infrastructure (CSI) business unit at Marvell Semiconductor, a position he assumed in February of 2015. In this role, he leads the business group that delivers end-to-end silicon and software solutions for cloud network infrastructure applications in the campus, enterprise and data center. Prior to this, Michael was vice president, Platforms at Annapurna Labs... Read More →


Wednesday March 8, 2017 4:20pm - 4:45pm
Grand Ballroom E/F Santa Clara Convention Center

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