Telum NPA-38x4

Intelligent High-Performance 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet Packet Processor AdvancedMC

Telum NPA-38x4

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Telum NPA-38x4 is a cost-effective, intelligent, high-performance packet processor AdvancedMC (AMC) designed for secure access applications in Telecom environments. This AMC has a high-end state-of-the-art 12-core Cavium OCTEON CN38xx-SCP Secure Communications Processor and 512MB of high-speed DDR2 memory. To optimize application performance, the CN38xx-SCP supports dual-issue, five-state pipeline and optimized latencies as well as auto instruction pre-fetching and advanced pre-fetching features to minimize memory delays. High-speed communications are enabled by four lanes of Gigabit Ethernet (AMC.2 Type 4) to the Fat Pipes Region of the AdvancedMC connector. For control purposes, two lanes of GbE to AMC ports 0 and 1 in the Common Options Region are provided. Telum NPA-38x4 has a single width, full-size form factor. Software support is available for Carrier Grade Linux and includes UBoot, BSP and POST.



  • Supports intelligent high-performance Cavium OCTEON CN38xx-SCP (Secure Communications Processor)
  • Software support available for Carrier Grade Linux
  • Software support includes UBoot, BSP and POST
  • IPMI v1.5
  • Module hot swap
  • 2 ports of Gigabit Ethernet to AMC ports 0 & 1
  • Copper connectors
  • 4 ports of Gigabit Ethernet to AMC connector ports 4-7
  • 4 front access Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 512MB of high-speed DDR2 packet memory
  • Not recommended for new designs




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