SOURCE: Tilera Corporation

Tilera Corporation

May 18, 2011 08:00 ET

Tilera and Qosmos Collaborate to Offer Up to 50 Gbps of Network Intelligence in a 2U Linux Server

Tilera-Based Server With Qosmos Software Enables Commercial and Government Entities to Protect Cloud Deployments and Combat Cyber-Attacks/Terrorism

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - Tilera® Corporation, the leader in manycore general purpose microprocessors, in collaboration with Qosmos, today announced the highest performance network intelligence Linux server solution, at a whopping 50 gigabits per-second. The solution runs Qosmos technology software stack on the Tilera-based S2Q server, available from Quanta Computers. The server combines up to eight Tilera TilePro64™ processors into a 2U form factor, enabling dramatically increased performance in a standard Linux environment. Other solutions in the market today require exotic ASICs which are hard to program or expensive high-power servers to achieve the same performance.

With increased use of cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, proliferation of mobile devices and cyber-attacks and terrorism, network security is more important than ever. Enterprise, governments and telecommunication companies need to monitor and control the data on their network. The combination of Qosmos and Tilera offers a turnkey network intelligence platform that provides:

  • Port-independent classification + metadata extraction
  • 1000+ protocols and applications, 4500+ metadata
  • Metadata at network, application, user level
  • Value added applications include Policy and Charging Control (PCC), operator BI and subscriber analytics, subscriber Quality of Experience, mobile Web market research, cyber security and more
  • 2U Linux server with low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

"With up to 512 cores, integrated 10 Gig ports, and low power consumption, this server is the highest performance and performance per-watt Linux box in the industry," said Vijay Aggarwal, Vice President of Business Development at Tilera. "We are very happy to work with Qosmos, the premier deep packet inspection and network intelligence software vendor. Our joint solution is getting a lot of traction with software as a service vendors and government agencies, which are looking to enhance their security."

The Tilera-based S2Q server is available today in production from Quanta Computer, one of the world's largest server makers. It provides customers with the latest server design and highest level of integration, including:

  • Eight hot-pluggable nodes each containing the 64-core TILEPro64 processor
  • 16 x 10 GbE ports and 16 x 1 GbE ports
  • Up to 64 DIMM slots
  • Up to twenty four 2.5" hot-plug SAS, SATA or solid state hard drives
  • Front-mounted 2.5" hot-pluggable hard drives

"Customers use Qosmos software to decode traffic in real-time at core network speeds. With the increasing threat and the explosive growth of mobile data, there is an increasing demand for our technology," said Qosmos CEO, Thibaut Bechetoille." Tilera provides a very high performance standard Linux box that can be easily deployed and managed in any of the vendors' datacenters while providing multiples in improvement of performance, power efficiency and density."

About Tilera

Tilera® Corporation is the industry leader in highly scalable general purpose manycore 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 provides two product families: TILE64™ processors and TILEPro™ processors, with its latest TILE-Gx family coming out in 2011. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with locations in Westborough, Mass., Glasgow, UK, Yokohama, Japan, and Shanghai and Beijing, China. For more information, visit www.tilera.com or follow us at twitter.com/tilera.

About Qosmos

Qosmos specializes in unique network intelligence technology that provides unprecedented visibility into data traffic. The company delivers software development kits and intelligent IP probes which recognize thousands of protocols and metadata attributes for the most accurate picture of real-time data activity on networks. Going beyond traditional Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology, Qosmos treats the network as a real-time database, able to identify, query and extract specific data with unparalleled precision and detail.

Qosmos products are used by Network Equipment Providers, Software Vendors and Systems Integrators to build next-generation solutions where real-time intelligence is critical, such as cyber security, lawful interception, traffic optimization, content billing, service assurance, market research and more. They enable applications, services and networks themselves to be more secure, efficient and profitable. www.qosmos.com

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