Lightwaves Systems Selects Xelic to Provide Frame Mapped GFP Core for Integration into Networking Application

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Xelic, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering Design Services and Networking Intellectual Property today announced that Lightwaves Systems has selected their Frame Mapped GFP core (XCGFPFM) for integration into future products.

Xelic, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering Design Services and Networking Intellectual Property today announced that Lightwaves Systems has selected their Frame Mapped GFP core (XCGFPFM) for integration into future products.

The XCGFPFM will encapsulate/de-encapsulate frame mapped client traffic which includes Ethernet, PPP, MAPOS, and proprietary packet types in compliance with the ITU-T G.7041/Y.1303 specification. Generic Framing Procedure (GFP) Transmit and Receive functions operate independently to provide full duplex communication. The XCGFPFM core supports data rates up to 2.5Gb/s and is suitable for both FPGA and ASIC implementations.

“We did extensive research prior to selecting Xelic as our core provider,” stated Joe Gerke, VP of Operations for Lightwaves Systems. “Xelic was chosen because they were responsive and well equipped to meet our developmental specifications and timelines and offered extremely flexible licensing terms.”

“Xelic delivered the core on-time with first pass success enabling us to meet a very tight engineering schedule,” said Phil Kennedy, President of Lightwaves Systems. “We expect to be working closely with Xelic for years to come.”

Lightwaves Systems, Inc. is a technology development company specializing in high-speed communications, location/navigation and information technologies. The company is finalizing its chipset designs that will enable telephony and cable operators to deliver a full spectrum of value-added services over existing network architectures such as telephone twisted pair, cable coax, home power line and optical networks. The company’s proprietary technology dramatically extends the reach and bandwidth for service providers to reach more customers connected to their network, while supporting the next generation of personalized multimedia services.

Xelic is a privately held standards-based Intellectual Property provider and Engineering Services Company. Xelic’s Engineering Services include Product Definition, ASIC/FPGA Development, System Design, Board Design, Firmware Design, and full turnkey solutions. Xelic offers IP for SONET/SDH, Digital Wrapper, Generic Framing Procedure, ATM, and Forward Error Correction. Xelic was founded in January of 2002 and is based in Rochester, NY. For more information about Xelic, visit http://www.xelic.com

Xelic and XCGFPFM are trademarks of Xelic, Inc. All other trade names, trademarks, and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information:

Xelic, Inc.

Mark Gibson (585-415-2930)

Doug Bush     (585-415-2764)

info@xelic.com

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