Mellanox shows encrypted routing, vCPE at MWC

Monday 27 February 2017 | 16:34 CET | News

Mellanox Technologies announced the IDG4400 6WIND Network Routing and IPsec platform, based on the combination of Indigo, Mellanox's newest network processor, and 6WIND's 6WINDGate packet processing software, which includes routing and security features such as IPsec VPNs. The platform supports 10, 40 and 100GbE network connectivity and is capable of sustaining rates of up to 180Gbps of encryption/decryption while providing IPv4/IPv6 routing functions at rates up to 400Gbps. Mellanox said the product targets carrier, data centre, cloud and Web 2.0 applications requiring high-performance cryptographic capabilities along with IP routing. The IDG4400 6WIND complements Mellanox's Spectrum-based Ethernet switches for the data centre.

At Mobile World Congress, Mellanox Technologies is also showing with ECI a virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) platform. The joint solution is based on ECI's Mercury NFVi platform and uCPE accelerated by Mellanox's Indigo network processor, which is capable of over 400Gbps of L2-L7 advanced packet processing. The companies said their product demonstrates more than 30 times improved performance for virtual router, L4-L7 firewall, and L7 QoS network applications.

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