Barefoot Networks unveils first programmable switch platform

Thursday 16 June 2016 | 10:50 CET | News
Barefoot Networks has announced what it describes as a pioneering programmable switch platform designed to help customers build fully-programmable networks and to run them at record-breaking speeds. The company, which has just emerged from stealth mode, said its new Tofino chips are twice as fast as any other currently available on the market, running at 6.5 terabits per second. Above all, the chips are fully programmable, allowing network owners to specify the behaviour of the packet processing devices in their network, down to the packets flowing on the wire.

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