Altera acquires Avalon Microelectronics

Silicon-valley manufacturer Altera has acquired Avalon Microelectronics, a provider of Optical Transport Network (OTN) IP, for use in its FPGA and ASIC products.

With this acquisition Altera expands its portfolio of customisable IP solutions for OTN applications, supporting data rates at 1.2, 2.5 and 10G, as well as 40 and 100G.