Tech 10: Hot Networking Devices For 2013


8. LSI's Axxia 5500 Communication Processors

Networking semiconductor maker LSI teamed up with ARM on a new line of processors aimed at accelerating the performance and increasing the efficiency of 4G, or LTE, wireless networks. The new Axxia 5500 family blends LSI's networking prowess with ARM's expertise in low-power chips, arming service providers with a way to optimize multiradio base stations or 4G-capable wireless networks, without sacrificing efficiency.