EZchip Technologies is a fabless semiconductor company providing high-speed highly-integrated network processors. EZchip's breakthrough TOPcore™ technology integrates both packet processing and classification with embedded search engines on a single chip. EZchip's single-chip solutions are used for building networking equipment with dramatic savings in chip count, power and cost. Highly flexible 7-layer processing enables a wide range of applications to deliver advanced services for the metro, carrier edge and core and enterprise backbone at wire speed. EZchip is a privately-held company, founded in 1999 and well financed by leading venture capital firms. The company's management and development teams are highly experienced in all aspects of networking, TCP/IP and ASIC design.