Innovium’s TERALYNX drives rapid industry transition to 400G connectivity, enabling most advanced data centers
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2021 – Innovium, Inc. a leading provider of high performance, innovative switching silicon solutions for Cloud and Edge data centers, announced today that it shipped over one million 400G TERALYNX® switch silicon ports in 2020. Innovium hit this significant milestone driven by rapid ramp of 400G connectivity by top cloud customers using its TERALYNX® based switches. As a pioneer in 50G PAM4 and 200/400G switch solutions, Innovium collaborated with optics and copper connectivity ecosystem to develop highly robust, scalable and power-efficient solutions to meet customers’ exploding networking needs.
“2020 was a great year for Innovium. Demand for bandwidth accelerated across all cloud data centers driven by worldwide growth in online businesses, remote everything and digitization efforts,” said Rajiv Khemani, Co-founder and CEO of Innovium. “We are delighted to have enabled cloud customers ramp their data center networks with 400G connectivity with our data center optimized and proven TERALYNX switch silicon. We shipped significantly more 400G ports than system vendors, and look forward to supporting OEMs and cloud customers with our highly robust, differentiated silicon.”
“Network traffic from data-centric and cloud-native applications continues to grow at a rapid pace inside Cloud service provider data centers, driving a continuous upgrade to higher performance switches. We expect 400G adoption by Cloud service providers to accelerate in 2021, resulting in a strong growth in their network spending,” said Sameh Boujelbene, Senior Research Director at Dell’Oro Group. “Innovium’s TERALYNX switch silicon is designed to address such speed transition.”
Based on a grounds-up design, Innovium delivers TERALYNX switch family, the only 1T – 25.6T programmable and data center optimized switch family, with support for 10G – 400G, as well as open-source SONiC OS and FLASHLIGHT® telemetry. It provides the most scalable and power-efficient data center ethernet switches, with 2x lower latency and largest on-chip buffers, resulting in the best application performance. Having quickly achieved over 20% market share in data center switches supporting 50G SerDes, Innovium is the only credible silicon diversity option in the market.
“We are excited to have partnered with Innovium to help customers ramp data center networks with 400G connectivity to meet their insatiable appetite for bandwidth from drivers such as cloud native applications, AI and HPC,” said Osa Mok, Chief Marketing Officer of Innolight Technology. “We look forward to continuing our partnership as we introduce 800G optics modules that will be used for next-generation of data center build-outs with Innovium’s 25.6T TERALYNX 8.”
“Molex has been partnering with Innovium right from the early days of 50G PAM4 technology to deliver highly robust 400G copper and optical solutions to leading cloud customers,” said Ryan Wade, VP of Sales, Cloud at Molex. “We are excited about Innovium hitting this major milestone. Together, we are powering network build-outs for our joint customers to meet their growing bandwidth needs. We look forward to delivering higher performance solutions at better economics and power using 112G PAM4 technology with Innovium’s next-gen switch silicon.”
“We are very happy to learn about this major achievement from Innovium. It is a testament to their success in helping customers scale their networks to meet their never ending demand. Eoptolink has been partnering with Innovium to build a 400G networking strategy and we are proud that together, we have helped our customers to ramp up their 400G connectivity. We are already well underway with our 800G developments and look forward to a continued partnership with Innovium supporting their TERALYNX 8 platform to further improve cost per bit and power efficiency for next-generation networks,” said Sean Davies, Director of Sales for the Americas at Eoptolink.
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