Interphase unveils packet accelerator AdvancedMC, PCI-x modules - Embedded.com

Interphase unveils packet accelerator AdvancedMC, PCI-x modules

Plano, Tex.—Interphase Corp. has developed a portfolio of standards-based packet accelerator products based on the Cavium Networks OCTEON Plus family of network service processors to address the emerging needs of security, deep packet inspection, packet routing and policy based forwarding and pattern matching functions in next-generation networks.

The portfolio includes the iSPAN 36CA quad Gigabit Ethernet mid-size and full-size AdvancedMC modules for use in AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA and other proprietary platforms, as well as the iSPAN 55CA quad Gigabit Ethernet PCI-x module for use with rack-mount server platforms. The iSPAN 36CA and iSPAN 55CA packet accelerator products are aimed for use across a wide variety of applications, including ASN Gateways and Base Stations in WIMAX networks, Radio Network Controllers, Packet Access Gateways and Gateway GPRS Service Nodes in Wideband-CDMA 3G/HSPA/LTE networks and security and content inspection appliances.

Cavium Networks' OCTEON family of multi-core processors provide integrated hardware acceleration engines for security and data content, co-processors for TCP offload, Anti-Virus, IDS, compression and decompression, advanced Layer4+ hardware acceleration and software compatibility.

For more on OCTEON, click here.

The AMC 2.0 compliant iSPAN 36CA, with quad Gigabit Ethernet and PCI-e x4 connectivity on the AdvancedMC connector, is offered with up to 1-Gbyte of memory and up to 32-Mbytes of optional 16 bit RLDRAM memory, and is suitable for use in a wide variety of AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA based application platforms.

The iSPAN 55CA is an intelligent full-size PCI-x quad Gigabit Ethernet network interface card, with PCI-x connectivity to the host and a SPI4.2 connector for back to back connectivity of cards. It is offered with up to 4-Gbytes of memory and up to 32-Mbytes of optional 16 bit RLDRAM memory, and is suitable for use with enterprise class and carrier grade rack mount server platforms.

Both products will be delivered with a modular software offering, including operating system, software development toolset and fast path data processing modules.

Interphase Corp., 1-214-654-5000 or 1-800-FASTNET, www.interphase.com

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