Solidum Systems was a fabless semiconductor company founded by Feliks Welfeld and Misha Nossik in Ottawa, Ontario Canada in 1997. It developed a series of rule-based network classification semiconductor devices. Some of their devices could be in systems which supported 10 Gbit/s interfaces.
Misha Nossik was also the second chairman of the Network Processing Forum. The NPF also released the Look-Aside Interface which is an important specification for Network Search Elements such as Solidum's devices.
The classifier chips were used in Network Switches and Load Balancers.
- Packet Description Language introduced
- 1999 Packet Processing introduction
- 2001 2nd round financing
- 2002 NPF names Misha Nossik Chairman