NITROX Security Adapters

Security and compression performance for application delivery, cloud computing and WAN optimization appliances

NITROX Security Adapters

Marvell® NITROX® XL Adapter products plug into industry-standard PCI Express Gen1, Gen2 and Gen3 slots. Scaling in performance from 5K 2048-bit RSA operations/second to 140K 2048-bit RSA operations/sec, these adapters also provide the industry's highest performance ECC, compression and bulk crypto solution. An ideal solution for Cloud Servers and Appliances targeted towards virtual environments, NITROX XL Adapters contain up to 256 virtual functions.

Product Comparison Charts

Nitrox V XL NHB Adapter

Device Bulk Crypto ECC (p256) ops/sec 2048b RSA ops/sec Comp Dimensions
CNN55xx-NHB-G 15Gbs to 100Gbps 45K to 300K 20K to 120K X 2.54" x 6.6"
CNN55xx-Cxx-NHB-G 15Gbs to 100Gbps 45K to 300K 20K to 120K 15G to 100G 2.54" x 6.6"

Nitrox III XL NHB Adapter

Device Bulk Crypto 1024b RSA ops/sec 2048b RSA ops/sec Comp Dimensions
CNN35xx-NHB-G 5G to 20G 35K to 230K 6K to 41K X 2.54" x 6.6"
CNN35xx-Cxx-NHB-G 5G to 20G 35K to 230K 6K to 41K 5G to 20G 2.54" x 6.6"
CNN35XX-NHB4-G 60G 1M 140K X 2.54" x 9.9"
CNN35XX-Cxx-NHB4-G 60G 1M 140K 60G 2.54" x 9.9"

Applications

NITROX® XL Adapters adapters can be used for a wide variety of applications such as:

  • Application Delivery Controller (ADC)
  • WAN Optimization
  • Secured Cloud Computing
  • Server Offload
  • UTM Gateways, Routers
  • Load Balancers/L4+ switches
  • Integrated VPN/Firewall appliances
  • Wireless LAN and WAN equipment
  • Secured Telco gateways
  • Storage Arrays

Software Development Kit

Marvell provides a comprehensive Software Development Kit that includes C-source code for Linux, DPDK, FreeBSD, Kvm and XEN drivers. The SDK also includes APIs for OpenSSL, IPsec, Zlib, key management, test utilities and reference code for easy portability.