LSI has introduced its Axxia 4500 product family of communication processors, the company’s first ARM technology-based communication processor family for enterprise and datacenter networking applications as well as Software Defined Networks (SDN).   

The Axxia 4500 processor family includes acceleration engines, and up to four ARM Cortex-A15 cores with a CoreLink CCN-504 coherent, QoS aware interconnect in 28nm process technology.  The Axxia 4500 processors also include up to 100Gb/s of L2 switching function.

LSI will begin sampling the Axxia 4500 in Q4.