The NITROX XL FIPS Adapter family delivers the world’s fastest FIPS 140-2 level 2 and 3 certified Hardware Security Module (HSM) with PCIe Gen 2.0, PCIe Gen 1.1 and PCI-X. The NITROX XL family of adapters offers up to 45,000 RSA operations per second and 5 Gbps performance and is certified to the stringent US Government security standards. The NITROX XL FIPS family delivers an unmatched solution the increasing performance, cryptographic and time to market requirements of the financial, government and healthcare vertical markets. The NITROX XL adapters are integrated into a wide range of appliances including Remote Access Servers, Public Key Infrastructure, Database Servers, Web Servers, L4+ Switches, Load Balancers, Networking / Server appliances and Unified Threat Management Appliances.
Cavium provides a comprehensive Software Development Kit that includes C-source code for Linux and FreeBSD drivers. The SDK also includes APIs for OpenSSL, OpenSSH and PKCS#11, key management utilities, test utilities and reference code for easy portability. The Crypto-API’s are common between Cavium’s FIPS and the non-FIPS product providing customers with tremendous R&D leverage and re-use.