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Marvell Introduces Industry’s First 2.5 and 5 Gbps Octal Ethernet Transceiver

Next-generation high-speed device that can be deployed on legacy cable systems accelerates transition to multi-Gigabit Ethernet while addressing power and space constraints

Santa Clara, Calif. / TAIPEI, Taiwan (May 31, 2017) – Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL), a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions, today announced the Alaska® M 88E2180 Gigabit Ethernet transceiver, the world’s first octal multi-Gigabit Ethernet transceiver compatible with both the IEEE 802.3bz standard and the NBASE-T AllianceSM specification for 2.5 and 5 Gbps operation over CAT5e cables. This highly sophisticated IC will enable enterprises to quickly and cost-effectively migrate to multi-Gigabit Ethernet networking infrastructure. Marvell will be demonstrating its new Alaska M 88E2180 Gigabit Ethernet transceiver as part of its broad portfolio of solutions for the enterprise market during COMPUTEX in Taipei, Taiwan, from May 30 to June 2.

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