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Interface Masters Technologies Introduces Sierra 3351 - Quad Port 10G Encryption NIC Based on Cavium NITROX III

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - March 03, 2017) - Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, has introduced its first offering of encryption Network Interface Card (NIC) products in the newly re-branded NICs series, Sierra. Sierra 3351 is a low profile, quad port, SFP+ fiber NIC based on Cavium's NITROX III series IPsec and SSL acceleration technology and Intel's XL710 10Gb Ethernet controller.

Sierra 3351 is built to integrate with PCI Express compatible servers and high-end security appliances. It is fully compatible with Cavium NITROX III Software Development Kit (SDK) and Intel drivers and SDK. It supports high speed networking and hardware assisted encryption off-load in mission-critical applications such as network security appliances, data analytics platforms, data center virtualization, secure data center to data center file transmission, Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)services.

"Sierra 3351 offers network integrators and system providers access to a solution that provides high port density, SFP+ connector flexibility, and efficient throughput, while utilizing established Intel and Cavium technologies," stated Ben Askarinam, CEO of Interface Masters Technologies.

Sierra 3351 provides features that are essential in today's data centers:

  • PCI-e x 8 Gen 3.0 compatible server adapter
  • Quad-port SFP+ connector for multi-mode or single-mode support
  • Peak bandwidth 8 GT/s in each direction per PCI Express lane
  • Cavium Nitrox III family series support for SSL/IPSEC hardware acceleration offload
  • Intel FTXL710-AM1 quad MAC and PHY Ethernet controller with DPDK support for networking, SDN and NFV application acceleration
  • Virtualization support
  • Integrated PHY for full and half-duplex 10Gb support
  • TCP/UDP/IP checksum offload and TCP/UDP segmentation
  • IEEE 802.1q, 802.3ab, 802.3x compliant
  • Layer 2, 3 and 4 advanced packet filtering capabilities (IPv4, IPv6)
  • Low profile form factor
  • Low power consumption
  • Full RoHS compliance
  • FCC class A and CE certification

Pricing and Availability

Sierra 3351 is available now for evaluation. For more information, please contact the Interface Master's sales team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Interface Masters

Interface Masters Technologies is a leading provider of high speed embedded networking products. We develop and manufacture networking / embedded appliances, smart NICs, server adapter cards with high port density networking offload and bypass functionality for 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, and 100G markets. For over 20 years, Interface Masters Technologies has been providing innovative networking solutions with customization services to OEMs, Fortune 100 and startup companies. Our headquarters are located in San Jose, California. We design and manufacture all of our products in the United States.

For more information about Interface Masters Technologies, visit: http://www.interfacemasters.com

Contact Information

Stephanie C Yanogacio
Marketing Manager
Interface Masters Technologies

Interface Masters Technologies Announces Sierra 3352, a Dual Port 10G Encryption NIC Based on Cavium NITROX III

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - March 07, 2017) - Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, has announced its second encryption Network Interface Card (NIC) product in the newly re-branded NICs series, Sierra. Sierra 3352 is a low profile, dual port SFP+ fiber NIC based on Cavium's NITROX III series IPsec and SSL acceleration technology and Intel's 82599 10Gb Ethernet controller.

Sierra 3352 is designed to integrate with PCI Express compatible servers and high-end security appliances. It supports high speed networking and hardware assisted encryption off-load in mission-critical applications such as network security appliances, data analytics platforms, data center virtualization, secure data center to data center file transmission, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) services.

"Interface Masters stays true to its mission of supporting customer networking requirements with innovative products, diligent customer support, and competitive pricing," stated Ben Askarinam, CEO of Interface Masters Technologies.

Sierra 3352 provides features that are essential in today's data centers:

  • PCI-e x 8 Gen 3.0 compatible server adapter
  • Dual-port SFP+ connector for multi-mode or single-mode support
  • Peak bandwidth 8 GT/s in each direction per PCI Express lane
  • Cavium Nitrox III family series support for SSL/IPSEC hardware acceleration offload
  • Intel 82599 dual MAC and PHY Ethernet controller
  • Virtualization support
  • Integrated PHY for full and half-duplex 10Gb support
  • TCP/UDP/IP checksum offload and TCP/UDP segmentation
  • IEEE 802.1q, 802.3ab, 802.3x compliant
  • Layer 2, 3 and 4 advanced packet filtering capabilities (IPv4, IPv6)
  • Low profile form factor
  • Low power consumption
  • Full RoHS compliance
  • FCC class A and CE certification

Pricing and Availability

Sierra 3352 is available now for evaluation. For more information, please contact the Interface Master's sales team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Interface Masters

Interface Masters Technologies is a leading provider of high speed embedded networking products. We develop and manufacture networking / embedded appliances, smart NICs, server adapter cards with high port density networking offload and bypass functionality for 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, and 100G markets. For over 20 years, Interface Masters Technologies has been providing innovative networking solutions with customization services to OEMs, Fortune 100 and startup companies. Our headquarters are located in San Jose, California. We design and manufacture all of our products in the United States.

For more information about Interface Masters Technologies, visit: http://www.interfacemasters.com

Contact Information

Stephanie C Yanogacio
Marketing Manager
Interface Masters Technologies

Interface Masters Technologies Niagara Switch Specifications Accepted by OCP Committee

SAN JOSE, CA --(March 09, 2016) - Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader in innovative networking solutions, today announced that the Open Compute Project added their Top Of Rack Ethernet Switch to the OCP's list of accepted submissions.

The OCP's Incubation Committee voted to accept the Broadcom/Interface Masters Open 1.0 Leaf and Spine Switch, adding the hardware specification to their rapidly growing list of Open Sourced switch hardware.

"Introducing the Open Source concept to the highly proprietary networking equipment industry is something we're very excited about," enthused Bill Kish, CTO at Interface Masters. "While it's still not possible for anyone with a soldering iron and our specifications to build a 100 gigabit Ethernet switch, the open source crowd review process benefits the whole community and allows everyone to see under the hood."

Full specifications, designs and schematics for the Broadcom/Interface Masters Open 1.0 Leaf and Spine Switch can be found in the Networking section of the OCP website.

Interface Masters offers a wide selection of Ethernet switches, NICS and Networking Appliances, all of which may be customized to customer requirements. Interface Masters will be exhibiting at booth # E15 at the OCP Summit in San Jose this week.

About Interface Masters Technologies

Interface Masters Technologies is a leading provider of Switches, Smart NICS and full custom appliances focused on Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, 40 Gigabit and 100 Gigabit Ethernet. For over 20 years, Interface Masters has been providing innovative networking solutions with customization services. Interface Masters is an OCP member and has contributed multiple white box designs to the project while supporting customer SDN development. Interface Masters OCP switches can be modified according to customer requirements and are provided with complete SDK and source code required to support software development. Company headquarters are located in San Jose, CA with satellite offices in Hong Kong and Europe. All products are designed and manufactured in San Jose, CA.

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Contact:
Stephanie Yanogacio 
Marketing Manager 
408-441-9341 x119 
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www.interfacemasters.com

Interface Masters Technologies Announces Tahoe 8800 Series Embedded ARM Appliances

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - February 13, 2017) - Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader in innovative networking solutions, today announced its new Tahoe 8800 Series of Embedded Appliances. Tahoe 8818, Tahoe 8820, Tahoe 8822 and Tahoe 8824 are all based on Cavium OCTEON TX™ 64-bit ARM®-based SOC family. These Embedded Networking Appliances offer turnkey functionality for OEMs addressing the Data Analytics, Network Security and WAN optimization markets.

"Interface Masters is proud to partner with Cavium in introducing this new product line for OEMs and sophisticated end users in support of the fast growing network security market," said Ben Askarinam, Interface Masters CEO. "Interface Masters has been a long term partner with Cavium and these embedded ARM appliances continue our dedication to this market."

"We are delighted to support Interface Masters new Embedded Appliance product offerings, utilizing our latest OCTEON TX® CN81XX and 83XX SoC products. The Cavium 64-bit ARMv8 technology with patented HW acceleration enables partners like Interface Masters to create products providing high networking performance, enterprise-class security features and rich software eco-system," said Venkat Sundaresan, Director of Product Line Marketing, Cavium, Inc.

Supported applications include:

  • Network Security Appliance and offloads
  • NFV (Network Function Virtualization)
  • SDN (Software Defined Networks)
  • SSL/IPSec offload processing
  • 3G / 4G / LTE Gateways
  • UTM (Unified Threat Management)
  • IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems)
  • IPS (Intrusion Prevention System)
  • DLP (Data Loss Prevention)
  • WAN Optimization
  • ADC (Application Delivery Controllers)
  • Wireless Controllers
  • Load Balancers

About Interface Masters

Interface Masters Technologies is a leading provider of high speed embedded networking products. We develop and manufacture networking / embedded appliances, smart NICs, server adapter cards with high port density networking offload and bypass functionality for 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G. 50G and 100G markets. For over 20 years, Interface Masters Technologies has been providing innovative networking solutions with customization services to OEMs, Fortune 100 and startup companies. Our headquarters are located in San Jose, California. We design and manufacture all of our products in the United States.

For more information about Interface Masters Technologies, visit: http://www.interfacemasters.com

For more information about Tahoe 8800 series visit: http://www.interfacemasters.com/products/appliances/embedded/arm

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Media Contact:
Stephanie C Yanogacio
Marketing Manager
Interface Masters Technologies
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Interface Masters Technologies to Demonstrate Broadcom's Broadview with Pica8 PicOS on Niagara Series Switches at OCP Summit 2016

SAN JOSE, CA--(March 09, 2016) - Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, today announced they will be demonstrating Broadcom and Pica8 products on Interface Masters switches at the OCP Summit.

"Interface Masters is proud to partner with Broadcom and Pica8 to demonstrate Broadcom's BroadView switch instrumentation software integrated with Pica8's PicOS SDN Network Operating System on Niagara 2948X6XL Top of Rack Switches," said Ben Askarinam, Interface Masters CEO. "Interface Masters built the first OCP switch in 2013 and continues to support the Open Compute initiative."

"Interface Masters has been a great partner to Pica8 in providing solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers," said Dan Tuchler, Vice President of Product Management at Pica8. "OCP continues to gain importance and momentum and it's a pleasure to bring the combined expertise of Interface Masters, Broadcom and Pica8 together to provide this compelling demonstration."

Interface Masters offers a wide selection of Ethernet switches, NICS and Networking Appliances, all of which may be customized to customer requirements. Interface Masters will be exhibiting at booth # E15 at the OCP Summit in San Jose this week.

About Interface Masters Technologies

Interface Masters Technologies is a leading provider of Switches, Smart NICS and full custom appliances focused on Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, 40 Gigabit and 100 Gigabit Ethernet. For over 20 years, Interface Masters has been providing innovative networking solutions with customization services. Interface Masters is an OCP member and has contributed multiple white box designs to the project while supporting customer SDN development. Interface Masters OCP switches can be modified according to customer requirements and are provided with complete SDK and source code required to support software development. Company headquarters are located in San Jose, CA with satellite offices in Hong Kong and Europe. All products are designed and manufactured in San Jose, CA.

Contact Information

Contact:
Stephanie Yanogacio
Marketing Manager 
408-441-9341 x119
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.