The Cavium LiquidIO II Network Appliance Adapter family of multi-function accelerator NICs delivers the industry’s broadest range of compatible boards for security (SSL/IPsec, SRTP, Data-at-Rest), TCP, compression/decompression, and Intrusion Prevention/Anti-virus (IPS/AV) processing in secure network services and storage applications. The LiquidIO II Network Appliance Adapters enable the fastest time to market for appliances from 10Gbps to 80Gbps performance. These boards integrate unique capabilities such as C/C++ programmability and various Network offload HW blocks Cavium also provides RFC complaint toolkits such as TCP, SSL, IPsec etc toolkits which are used to jump start the development on these cards.
LiquidIO II Network Appliance Adapters are targeted for use in a wide variety of OEM networking, security, and storage appliances, based on the widely deployed PCIe.
The LiquidIO II Network Appliance Adapter family is divided into two product lines based upon the distinct performance, feature, and cost requirements of the target equipment. All LiquidIO II Network Appliance Adapter are offered in a standard PCIe form-factor, supported by a portable host driver and API’s for hardware offload. Various product options are available within each family to suit the specific needs of each individual application.