Agere net processor adopts 'unbreakable' algorithm

By Derek Sooman on
"[COLOR=#1951B9]Agere Systems Inc. will implement the so-called Unbreakable Access algorithm suite, developed at British Telecom, in the Agere Payload-Plus (APP) family of network processors, the company announced this week (June 22) at Supercomm here.[/COLOR]"

As I have just found out, these algorithms set up an alternate path over which Internet Protocol packets and data services can be delivered when a primary path is unavailable - and it does so far better and faster than physical-layer protection switching does currently.

More here.

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.