Service Provider Infrastructure Applications
L1 (MAC/RLC) for 5G / O-RAN
In the Distributed Unit, these functions do error correction, segmentation, scheduling / QoS, reordering, retransmission, duplication detection, and handling of IQ IO, using Neon vector acceleration.
L2 (PDCP, Transport, and Control) for 5G / O-RAN
In the Central Unit, PDCP performs header compression and security on per-user data and control plane streams. Transports implements QoS and IPSEC on the flow of data between the CU and the network.
Control plane processors for networking applications
In switches and routers, from SMB to core, processors run protocol stacks such as OSFP, BGP, and OVS that maintains forwarding tables, handle error conditions, and process exception packets.