RMI's Multi-core Multi-threaded XLR Processor Fuels Allot Communications Service Gateway

Raza Microelectronics®, Inc. (RMI), a leading supplier of processors for communications and consumer applications, and Allot Communications (NASDAQ:ALLT), a leader in IP service optimization solutions based on deep packet inspection (DPI), announced today that Allot has selected RMIs multi-core multi-threaded XLR Processor for the Allot Service Gateway.

The Allot Service Gateway is the industry's first open, standards-based platform for broadband service control and optimization based on Layer-7 DPI. It is based on an AdvancedTCA®-compliant chassis with modular, hot-swappable DPI blades. A single platform provides four 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, that manage two 10 Gigabit Ethernet lines, supporting more than 20Gbps of traffic.

The Allot Service Gateway meets service provider needs to enforce application-specific policies designed to maximize network efficiency, create new value added services and ensure a high-quality user experience. This is achieved by supporting rapid adoption of premium Internet services and executing mainstay DPI functions such as P2P traffic control, network monitoring, quality of service (QoS) and prevention of security threats.

Allot searched for a cutting-edge processor that can handle DPI processing requirements in a multi-10Gbps environment. RMI's XLR processor was chosen as it helped us achieve our challenging design goals by using their well-balanced architecture, said Roni Keynan, director of engineering at Allot Communications. RMI was able to give us the performance we were looking for and they made it easy for us to work with them.

RMIs XLR Processor is a cost-effective, single-chip solution providing a key building block for next-generation, scalable multi-service systems. The XLR Processor is offered as a complete family of pin-compatible processors spanning performance and bandwidth to enable multiple applications with a single board design. RMIs XLR Processor Family provides the power of its innovative, multiprocessing, multithreaded architecture based on the simplicity of a leading edge, general purpose MIPS64 processor enabling wire speed, software-driven applications across multiple platforms.

We are excited to work with Allot Communications, their Service Gateway product for deep packet inspection takes full advantage of the thread processing that the XLR brings to the market, said Lance Smith, vice president and general manager, Scalable Processor Solutions, at RMI. "We have a strong relationship with them and believe that the Allot Service Gateway will put DPI at the center of new service offerings for carriers.

RMIs products push the edge of processor technology in performance and integration and are used by system and original equipment manufacturers to quickly respond to changing market needs. The companys XLR Processor, XLS Processor, Alchemy Processor, and Orion Processor and XLS Processor families are complex, highly-integrated designs incorporating hundreds of millions of transistors and built on leading-edge silicon process technologies.

About Allot Communications

Allot Communications (NASDAQ:ALLT) is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization solutions. Designed for carriers, service providers and enterprises, Allot solutions apply deep packet inspection (DPI) technology to transform broadband pipes into smart networks. This creates the visibility and control vital to manage applications, services and subscribers, guarantee quality of service (QoS), contain operating costs and maximize revenue. Allot believes in listening to customers and provides them with access to its global network of visionaries, innovators and support engineers. For more information, please visit www.allot.com.

About Raza Microelectronics, Inc. (RMI)

Raza Microelectronics, Inc. (RMI®) is a fabless semiconductor company providing highly integrated, feature-rich products ranging from power-optimized System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions to High-Performance Processors for the Digital Consumer, Wireless, Networking and Security markets. RMI offers the most advanced and the most complete MIPS-Based® processing solutions with both 32/64-bit architectures supporting frequencies from 300MHz to 1.2 GHz. The company is headquartered in Cupertino, CA with branch and subsidiary offices in Texas, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and China. More information about RMI can be found on the companys website at http://www.RazaMicro.com.

© Copyright 2007 Raza Microelectronics, Inc. All rights reserved. Raza Microelectronics, RMI, the RMI logo, XLR, XLS, Au1200, Alchemy Processor, Orion, and the other trademarks named on the RMI website are trademarks of Raza Microelectronics, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Raza Microelectronics, Inc.
D. Christopher Keil, 408-434-5700
Sr. Director, Marketing
Porter Novelli for Allot
Albie Jarvis, +1-617-897-8200
Senior Vice President

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