Tahoe 8820

ARM-powered desktop networking appliance
  • Cavium OCTEON TX CN81xx

Tahoe 8820 from Interface Masters Technologies is a compact, highly flexible networking appliance designed for SOHO and branch office installations.  It is based on latest ARMv8 technology from Cavium.  It supports DPDK for applications that require highly efficient data processing.  Tahoe 8820 features low power consumption, a small form factor, and eight RJ45 ports for 10/100/1000 Ethernet.  This unit comes with an optional GPS port and TPM.

Interface Masters provides support for the Cavium SDK on multiple Linux distributions.  Additional software and firmware enables rapid application development.  Interface Masters offers Layer 1 and 2 support as well software application development capabilities.

  • Cavium OCTEON TX CN8120 (2 Core at 1,200 / 1,500 / 1,800 / 2,000 MHz)
  • Cavium OCTEON TX CN8130 (4 Core at 1,200 / 1,500 / 1,800 / 2,000 MHz)
  • 8 GB DDR IIII with ECC
Non-Volatile Memory
  • SPI NOR Flash
  • eMMC
  • Micro SD
  • 2 x mSATA 3.0
I/O Interfaces
  • 8 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • 2 x SATA 3.0
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 2 x mini PCI-e x1
  • Real time clock
  • Temperature sensor
  • Optional GPS
  • Optional TPM
Power Supply
  • Internal (built-in)
Operating System
  • Linux Cavium SDK


Operating Humidity 10 to 90% relative humidity non-condensing
Operating Temperature 0ºC to 40ºC
Storage Temperature -40º to +85º C


  Inches Millimeter
Length 9.44 240
Height 1.85 47
Target applications include vCPE, vGW, IOT GW, Access Points, SMB router Network Security Appliances such as:
  • Unified Treat Management (UTM),
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS),
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS),
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
Part Number Description
Tahoe8820-CN8120-1200 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8120 at 1200 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8120-1500 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8120 at 1500 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8120-1800 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8120 at 1800 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8120-2000 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8120 at 2000 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8130-1200 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8130 at 1200 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8130-1500 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8130 at 1500 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8130-1800 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8130 at 1800 MHz
Tahoe8820-CN8130-2000 Tahoe8820 with OCTEON TX CN8130 at 2000 MHz
Interface Masters Technologies’ long history of providing high reliability systems is embedded in the design. The many configuration options of our product lines offer us the opportunity to create a unique network solution for every customer. We can update our existing products or design from ground up, then build and manufacture to meet your technical requirements. Let’s get started!
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