SOURCE: Tilera Corporation

Tilera Corporation

June 11, 2009 09:23 ET

Tilera Announces the TILEmpower Platform for High-Performance Networking and Multimedia Applications

TILEPro64-Based 1U Appliance Delivers 10-20Gbps of L4-7 Packet Processing and Can Process Multiple Streams of High-Definition Video

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - Tilera® Corporation today announced the TILEmpower™ rack-mount appliance family, with industry-leading compute density in a 1U form factor. This platform is an ideal solution for OEMs looking to accelerate time-to-market for their software application, without having to design and qualify a sophisticated hardware platform.

The TILEmpower appliance offers the immense compute of TILEPro64™ processor together with a rich set of high speed I/Os and flexible expansion options, all in a 1U customizable chassis. Together with its powerful multicore software development environment, the TILEmpower provides a complete solution to save development resources and shorten time to market.

"A number of Tilera's OEM customers are looking for a way to bring their unique software technology to market at breakthrough levels of performance," said Bob Doud, Director of Marketing at Tilera. "The TILEmpower family eliminates lengthy design and qualification cycles, allowing the OEM to focus on their software and get to market in a matter of months."


The TILEmpower is targeted for use across multiple market segments in network security and multimedia applications including:

--  Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
--  Virus & Spam filtering at data rates of 10 to 20Gbps
--  Network monitoring and network forensics applications
--  Audio and video transcoding
--  Video conferencing bridging

Tilera's TILEmpower Platform Specifications

The TILEmpower appliance features the TILEPro64™ processor with 64 full RISC cores running at 866MHz. The platform provides the following features:

--  4 DIMM memory sockets supporting from 4 to 16 GBytes of DDR2 memory
    with ECC
--  Dual 1Gb Ethernet ports (SFP) for dataplane traffic
--  Dual 1Gb Ethernet ports (RJ45) for management
--  Dual SATA disc drive controllers (drives optional)
--  PCIe expansion slot (8-lane) enables additional interfaces or PCIe
    accelerator boards
--  Front panel CompactFlash slot supporting up to 32GByte cards
--  Watchdog operation and remote shutdown capabilities
--  Built-in auto ranging AC power supply and redundant cooling
--  RoHS compliant

Two additional high-speed interface configurations are available:

--  Dual 10Gb Ethernet ports with SFP+ connections
--  Twelve 1Gb Ethernet ports (SFP) plus one 10Gb port (SFP+)


TILEmpower will be sampling in the third quarter of 2009.

About Tilera

Tilera® Corporation is the industry leader in highly scalable general purpose multicore processors for networking, wireless, and multimedia infrastructure applications. Tilera's processors are based on its breakthrough iMesh™ architecture that scales to hundreds of RISC-based cores on a single chip. The distributed nature, of Tilera's revolutionary architecture, and the standards-based tools, including ANSI C/C++ compiler, GNU tools and Eclipse IDE, deliver an unprecedented combination of performance, power efficiency and programming flexibility. Tilera was founded in October 2004, and now offers two product families: TILE64™ processors and TILEPro™ processors. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with locations in Westborough, Mass., Shanghai, and Beijing.

Contact Information

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    Ihab Bishara
    Director, Marketing
    Tilera Corporation
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