SOURCE: Tilera Corporation

Tilera Corporation

February 24, 2014 06:00 ET

Tilera Launches the TILEmpower-Gx72 FR High-Availability 1U Rack-Mount Appliance

Scalable Network Security Platform Hardened for FIPS 140 Level 3 Compliance and Powered by the TILE-Gx72 System-on-a-Chip Processor

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2014) - (RSA 2014, Booth #2320) -- Tilera® Corporation, the leader in high-performance, power-efficient computing, today announced the availability of the TILEmpower-Gx72 FR™, a high-availability platform powered by Tilera's flagship TILE-Gx72™ processor and delivering 80Gbps of wire-speed Ethernet I/O. The platform is ideal for OEMs and large network operators requiring a software-defined security platform that combines immense compute and I/O together with crypto engines and remote management features.

The TILEmpower-Gx72 FR integrates high-availability features including redundant, hot-swap power supplies and redundant field replaceable fan trays, assuring reliable operation in mission critical environments. In addition, the platform hardware design is FIPS 140-2 ready, dramatically accelerating time to market for companies deploying network security applications. A powerful processing complex of 72 cores is complemented by a rich set of high speed I/O, providing impressive communications and computing power in a single 1U platform.

The TILEmpower-Gx72 FR platform is supported by Tilera's Multicore Development Environment™ (MDE) software tool suite with a standards-based SMP Linux and C/C++ programming environment. In addition, a rich set of application toolkits including SSL, IPsec and DPI are available from third-party partners such as Procera Networks, Qosmos, and Inside Secure to reduce development time and minimize the required staff resources.

Key features of the TILEmpower-Gx72 FR platform include:

  • Redundant power supplies and field replaceable fan trays
  • FIPS 140-2, level 3 chassis design with integrated security manager
  • Lockable cover with tamper detection and key zeroization 
  • Up to 80Gbps of network I/O and 32GB of DDR3 memory with ECC
  • Two internal solid-state discs
  • Integrated baseboard management controller (BMC) for remote management

"Our customers are demanding a turnkey platform that accelerates their time to market for security centric applications," said Devesh Garg, CEO, Tilera. "The quantity and diversity of internet threats is exploding, with increasing complexity so time-to-deployment for both software and hardware is critical for our customers. With the combination of Tilera's TILEmpower-Gx72 FR platform and the available IPsec, SSL and DPI application toolkits from third party vendors, we dramatically accelerate our customers' ability to deploy a high-performance, scalable solution."

Tilera will demonstrate the TILEmpower-Gx72 FR platform at RSA 2014 in San Francisco at the Moscone Convention Center, February 24-27, 2014 in South Expo booth #2320.

About Tilera:
Tilera® Corporation is the developer of the highest performance, low-power, general purpose manycore processors. Tilera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with additional locations worldwide. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Tilera.

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