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Key MAC Considerations for the Road to 1.6T Ethernet Success

July 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Synopsys, July 18, 2023

224G SerDes designs are a reality and the path to 1.6T is clearer than ever. This webinar delves into the considerations, challenges and solutions designers need to know for the MAC required for these 224G Ethernet PHY IP designs. Dive deep into the nuances of PHY/MAC layer interactions, timing considerations, and forward error correction.  We will shed light on key challenges for bandwidth hungry applications including latency optimization, and SI techniques. Discover how Synopsys MAC IP solutions can help ensure your product is first to market.


Listed below are the industry leaders scheduled to speak.

John Swanson

HPC Controller & Datapath Product Line Manager

John Swanson is the HPC Controller & Datapath Product Line Manager in Synopsys’ Solutions Group. John has worked in the development and deployment of verification, integration, and implementation tools, IP, standards, and methodologies used in IP based design for over 25 years. His assignments have encompassed engineering, methodology, business development, and marketing. John has also been involved in various standards activities including Chair of the Verification Technical Working Group in the SPIRIT Consortium; Synopsys representative on the technical subcommittee and is active in many IEEE and consortium groups today.

Prior to joining Synopsys, he worked for Amoco Oil working on wellhead automation and control systems. He is an Honor graduate from DeVry Institute of Technology where he completed his Engineering degree with Presidents List Honors.

Jon Ames

Sr. Staff Product Marketing Manager

Jon Ames is a Sr. Staff Product Marketing Manager for the Synopsys Ethernet Controller IP portfolio.  Jon has been working in the communications industry since 1988 and has led engineering and market activities from the early days of 10/100 Switched Ethernet through Metro and Transport variants to the latest Data Center and High-Performance Computing Ethernet technologies.  Since graduating in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering the in UK, Jon has worked at the leading companies in the networking and silicon solution industries.


July 18, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
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