Thursday, September 13, 2018

Broadcom Samples Thor, World’s First 200G Ethernet Controller

Broadcom Inc. today announced Thor, a new 200G Ethernet controller with 50G PAM-4 and PCIe 4.0, designed for high performance computing, networking and storage applications including machine learning, storage disaggregation, and data analytics. Building upon the success of the widely-deployed NetXtreme® E-Series architecture, Broadcom’s Thor combines a high-bandwidth Ethernet controller with a unique set of highly optimized hardware acceleration engines to enhance network performance and improve server efficiency.