Keysight Sets New Benchmark for Silicon Validation of AI Ethernet Switching at 51.2T
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has achieved a new milestone in validating the accelerated infrastructure necessary to power the next-generation AI-driven cloud data center with Keysight's AresONE-M 800GE test platform and the Marvell® Teralynx® 10 Ethernet switch chip.
AI networks require high performance, unprecedented scale, and low-latency switching fabric to ensure seamless handling of massive volumes of data and real-time decision-making that advanced AI workloads demand. Keysight collaborated with Marvell Technology, Inc. to address the unique testing needs of network equipment manufacturers, silicon chipset vendors, and data center operators as they equip, build, and manage high-speed 800GE and 1.6T networks. Implementing an effective validation strategy helps mitigate the risk of costly product re-designs, recalls, or negatively impacting customer loyalty by assuring solutions will perform as designed and promised in real-world environments.
The milestone testbed was comprised of Keysight's AresONE-M 800GE, the industry's most comprehensive multi-speed Ethernet performance test platform and traffic generator, and the Marvell Teralynx 10 Ethernet programmable switch device, which offers industry-leading low latency, supporting up to 51.2 Tbps throughput with comprehensive analytics.
Highlights from the validation include:
Ram Periakaruppan, Vice President and General Manager, Network Test & Security Solutions, Keysight, said: "The switching fabric is a vital component of the back-end network architecture used for AI training. AI training workloads trigger a huge increase in traffic volume and compared to front-end networks, are persistently pushing this higher traffic volume around the clock. At these sustained rates, benchmarking low latency becomes very critical for ensuring that the AI training algorithms achieve the most efficient job completion time."
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