The CMS550216 Owl 800 is an 800G MACsec with 800G LR Retimer / 800G Gearbox modes suitable for both backplane and front panel applications including cloud-scale switches, high-density routing platforms, and advanced server NIC cards.
The device has Credo’s innovative SerDes technology at its core to deliver the bandwidth, scalability, and end-to-end signal integrity at low power needed to meet the demands of advanced networks up to 800G with single-lane 28G, 56G, or 112G connectivity.
The Owl 800 supports bi-directional 800G (16 x 56G PAM4 <-> 16x56G PAM4) with MACsec. Other related products in this family include the Owl 400. IPsec is available through a firmware update.
Owl 800 is cost-effectively manufactured on TSMC’s mature 28nm process. The device was selected as the 2021 Gold Winner for Security Solutions by Edison Awards.
Innovium TERALYNX 7 Demo with Credo OWL MACsec PHY
Watch a video demo of the industry’s only 12.8Tbps, low-latency programmable switch with Credo’s low-power OWL 800 MACsec PHY.