Interface Masters Technologies Introduces 40G PCI-e Smart Network Adapter for Network Security Appliances, Servers and Storage

Niagara 510 Multi-Core Smart Network Adapter Boosts Packet-Processing in High Speed Monitoring, Security and Networking Equipment

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jul 31, 2013) - Black Hat Conference - Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader in high speed networking systems, today announced Niagara 510, a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Smart Network Adapter. This new addition to Interface Masters' existing Smart NIC family fully offloads secure network services, packet classification and network protocol processing from host CPUs to handle up to 40 Gbps of high speed network traffic. 

This Smart Network Adapter comes in PCI-e form factor and is tuned to optimize Networking and Security Appliances, Servers and Storage Systems. The Niagara 510 utilizes a multi-core architecture to address high speed networking applications. With four 10Gb fiber interfaces, up to 16GByte of DDR3, and PCI-e x8 in a half-length PCI-Express form factor, this PCI-e adapter addresses a broad range of applications for developing Intelligent networking platforms. The Niagara 510 will enable the market to meet the growing demand for intelligent network acceleration and application offload for converged datacenter applications such as storage, security, DDoS, deep packet inspection (DPI), Firewall, WAN Optimization, and application delivery computing.

"As demand has continued to rise for high speed packet processing, Interface Masters has answered the call to come out with a high performing piece of equipment to address this market," stated Ben Askarinam, founder and CEO of Interface Masters Technologies. "This powerful smart NIC has the flexibility to address the needs of a variety of applications including data security, traffic classification, and software defined networks (SDN)."

The Niagara 510 supports application classification, extensive filtering, load balancing of high speed traffic and other packet processing functions. It is designed for system integrators and server providers that support the Telecommunications, ISP, IT Network Security, UTM, Storage Area Networks (SAN), Intrusion Detection & Prevention and WAN Acceleration markets.


Niagara 510 is available for evaluation and volume production and supplied with an extensive SDK supporting Linux and bare metal OS. The product is being presented at the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas. If you would like more information about the card or would like to set up a meeting at Black Hat please contact the Interface Master's sales team at

About Interface Masters Technologies
Interface Masters Technologies is a leading vendor in the network monitoring and high speed networking markets. Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Interface Masters' expertise lies in Gigabit, 10 Gigabit and 40 Gigabit Ethernet network access and network connectivity solutions that integrate with monitoring systems, inline networking appliances, IPS, UTM, Load Balancing, WAN acceleration, and other mission-critical IT and security appliances. Flagship product lines include PacketMasters, specialized 10GE internal server adapter cards, Smart NICs, Managed switches, 10 Gigabit and 40Gb external intelligent Network TAP and Active Bypass and failover systems that increase network visibility capabilities, network reliability and inline appliance availability. Company Headquarters is located in San Jose, CA with satellite offices in Hong Kong and Europe.

Contact Information:

Matthew Butrimovitz
Sales and Marketing Manager

408-441-9341 x127

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