The Linley Group has announced the winners of its annual Analysts’ Choice Awards, and we are thrilled to share the news that the Marvell Prestera® 98DX4251 has been selected as the Best Networking Chip of 2014. The Marvell Prestera 98DX4251 is our next-generation packet processor designed to enable performance- and cost-optimized solutions for a broad range of platforms in the service provider and campus environments.
Bob Wheeler, Principal Analyst, Networking at The Linley Group shared his thoughts with us on our award win, “We selected Marvell’s Prestera 98DX4251 packet processor as the Best Networking Chip because its feature set advanced the state-of-the-art for Carrier Ethernet aggregation switches. By offering five levels of carrier-class hierarchical QoS along with virtualization and tunneling capabilities, the 98DX4251 enables delivery of highly differentiated services in the access and aggregation layers of next-generation networks.”
The Linley Group Analysts’ Choice Awards recognize the top semiconductor products of 2014 in seven categories: PC/server processors, mobile processors, embedded processors, processor-IP cores, networking chips, mobile chips, and best technology. The team of technology analysts from The Linley Group evaluate the merits of the leading products based on the combined impact of performance, power, features and cost of each device for a given end system and market. You can read more about the 2014 Awards winners here.
We thank The Linley Group for honoring us with this award and recognizing the contributions of leading processor offerings in powering innovative capabilities for the industry.