Ethernity Networks is Awarded a Key Search Algorithm Patent
LOD, Israel, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Ethernity Networks Ltd, a leading supplier of System on Chip Multiservice Fabric Flow
Processors for Carrier Grade Ethernet appliances, today announced that is has been awarded
patent number 8,345,685 by the US Patent Office for a “METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING
DATA PACKETS”. The present invention relates to methods and devices performing advanced
search mechanisms to process, classify, filter and forward data packets and perform
various searches on a data packet including Layer 2 to layer 4, protocols, or other
combinations of key types. The invention relates to methods and devices that achieves the
performance of Search performed by CAM, using external DRAM memory to reduce the need for
costly external CAM.
This patent and Ethernity’s previous approved patents relate to the integration of the
ENET System on Chip architecture into small and low cost FPGA while competing with off the
shelves ASSP, on functionality, flexibility, scalability and programmability.
With hundreds of thousands of devices deployed in field based on ENET System on a Chip
architecture, this patent and Ethernity’s previous approved patents further strengthen
Ethernity’s position in the global Carrier Ethernet Market.
Ethernity will present at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 25 February – 28
[http://www.mobileworldcongress.com ] February [http://www.mobileworldcongress.com ] 2013
at IMA Pavilion Hall 2 [http://www.mobileworldcongress.com ]
Ethernity Networks develops and provide System on a Chip, Carrier Grade Fabric Flow
Processors for telecommunication and data communication platforms enabling the
Programmable Network(TM). The ENET architecture is based entirely on Ethernity technology
and is protected by five patents. Ethernity Networks’ products target Broadband Access,
Mobile Backhaul and Metro Ethernet market spaces. Ethernity Networks is headquartered in
Additional information is available at http://www.ethernitynet.com.
Contact: Galit Segal Phone: +972-8-9150392 Galit@ethernitynet.com
SOURCE Ethernity Networks Ltd