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Xilinx Demonstrates IEEE802.17-Compliant RPR MAC Solution at NSDC 2005

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Oct 18, 2005

  What:   Xilinx Wired Communications Solutions at Network Systems Design
          Conference (NSDC) 2005

  Where:  Booth #220, Parkside Hall, San Jose, Calif.

  When:   October 18 - October 20, 2005

  (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO )

  Xilinx Booth Demonstrations:
  -- Resilient Packet Ring (RPR) MAC Reference Design -- Reconfigurable RPR
     MAC solution targeted for Xilinx Virtex™-4 FPGAs.  Ideal for RPR
     equipment supporting 1G, 2.5G, and 10G RPR designs.  Demo implements a
     multi node RPR ring.
  -- Cell Switch Reference Design -- Shared Memory Cell Switch solution
     targeted for Xilinx Virtex™-4 FPGAs. Ideal for Serial Backplane and
     chip-to-chip applications.  Demo implements a 4-port cell switch using
     RocketIO PHY. Statistics such as latency, throughput, error rate are

  Xilinx Tutorial on Tuesday, October 18
  -- "Introduction to the Advanced Switching Interface (ASI)"
     Presenter: Kiran Puranik, Sr. Staff Design Engineer, Xilinx

  Xilinx Panel Sessions on Wednesday, October 19
  -- "Bus Wars - Which Interconnect is Best for Networking Equipment, Why,
      and When?"
     Presenter:  Delfin Rodillas, Staff System Architect, Wired
      Communications, Xilinx
  -- "40GHz:  The Next Frontier in Networking Applications"
     Presenters: Anthony Torza, Staff System Architect and Adrian Cosoroaba,
      Memory Solutions Manager, Xilinx
  -- "Which Technology is Right for Networking Equipment (ASICs, FPGAs,
     Platform ASICS, Fixed Function Chips, General-Purpose Processors or
     Presenter:  Delfin Rodillas, Staff System Architect, Wired
      Communications, Xilinx

  About Xilinx

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. Additional information about Xilinx is available at www.xilinx.com.

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