Sunday, October 30, 2011

Cavium Ships 64-core NITROX III Security Processor

Cavium has begun shipping its new NITROX III security processors, which integrate 16 to 64 purpose-built security RISC cores and multiple compression engines to deliver up to 200K SSL ops, 40Gbps SSL and IPSec and 20Gbps compression processing along with virtualization hardware with a PCI-Express Gen 2 16-lane interface.

Cavium calculates that the level of performance in these new processors is up to 5 times greater than alternative multi-chip solutions within the same power envelope.

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