LinuxDevices: Gigabit Security Co-processor is 250% Faster, Supports Linux
Mar 25, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"Broadcom is sampling a PCI-X based security co-processor that
it says performs 250 percent better than its previous CryptoNetX
chips, while providing software compatibility. The BCM5825 comes
with Linux drivers and support, and targets high-end and mid-range
VPN appliances, firewall appliances, and SSL-based appliances.
"According to Broadcom, the BCM5825 can process 1Gbps of IPsec
or AES traffic, 12,000 RSA transactions per second, or 9,000 IKE
(Internet Key Exchange) negotiations per second..."