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Network Time Server with Optical and Wireline Time Reference Interfaces

TRAK Microwave, a microwave brand of Smiths Interconnect, has announced the addition of the Stratum 1 Network Time Server to its wide range of product offerings. The 8461 NTP Server from TRAK Microwave helps provide a critical time synchronization bridge to Isolated Network Domains via an optical IRIG-B DC-level shift or Wireline Modulated IRIG-B link with an on-board OCXO holdover oscillator, for ultra-reliable timing.

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MACOM Acquiring AppliedMicro for $770M

MACOM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AppliedMicro Circuits Corp. The acquisition, valued at approximately $770 million, allows MACOM to strengthen its portfolio for the data center market, adding OTN framers, MACsec Ethernet networking components and a single-lambda PAM4 platform.

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Altium Releases New Version of Leading PCB Design Software

After experiencing record user growth in the past year, Altium has launched the latest version of their leading PCB design software with Altium Designer 17. This release further embodies Altium’s commitment to passionate design by significantly reducing the time spent on non-design related tasks.

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MoSys and IDT Collaborate to Deliver 100 Gbps Base Station, Data Center and Mobile Edge Computing Solutions

MoSys and Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) announced interoperability between MoSys’ new LineSpeed™ Flex 28G 2:1 MUX IC (MSH420) and IDT’s 24-Port, 48-Lane, 600 Gbps, 10xN RapidIO® Switch (RXS2448). The IDT® Switch delivers ultra-low latency and high-bandwidth in both wireless and wireline 100G, 400G, and terabit network infrastructure applications, such as mobile edge computing, high-performance computing, and data analytics.

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