Packet processors in communication networks have increasing demand in today’s technical world because of the technological advancements in them. The series of concerto 100 packet processors are a product of Mindspeed technologies which meet the growing needs of the technical world today. They provide good performance of integrated system on chip architecture. The new family of devices will enable the service providers to deploy sophisticated and reliable services with a throughput of high packet density which is required for transferring the future multimedia contents to the users of the service providers. These packet processors provide unprecedented price and performance with full efficiency within the range of pin compatible devices that will allow customer premise equipment referred as CPE manufacturers to design a group of improved gateway solutions using the same software architecture to support broadband home routers, enterprise service routers and high end integrated access devices. With the help of these packet processors the service providers will have the provision of having the application and performance headroom to deploy new revenue generating services to their broadband home and SME subscribers with capabilities such as sophisticated data routing with QoS, carrier class voice over ip, ipv6 support, virtual private networks with firewalls etc.