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Interface Masters Develops Tahoe 8830 Network Appliance for Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications

SAN JOSE, CA – September 30, 2021 – Interface Masters Technologies announces Tahoe 8830, an off-the-shelf artificial intelligence and machine learning work horse which ‘rounds out’ Interface Masters family of ARM® and MIPs based network appliances. Interface Masters now offers seven unique Marvell® OCTEON® and OCTEON® TX2 based appliances ranging from entry-level single core edge networking appliances up to advanced 48-core artificial intelligence focused appliances.

IM develops tahoe 8830 network appliance

Tahoe 8830 Modular Networking Appliance
Featuring DataSlammerTM and Nvidia® Advanced GPU Offload Processing

The modular appliance features the venerable Marvell® OCTEON® TX2 ARM64® multicore processor (CN9880, 18 to 24 cores at 2.4GHz) as a primary CPU, and supports a range of high-performance offload processing options, as well as a single configurable I/O module supporting a range (1G, 10G, 25G to 100G) of port configurations.

Optional high-performance offload processing upgrades include Interface Masters’ proprietary Intel based DataSlammerTM technology or any of Nvidia’s advanced industry-leading graphic processing units (GPUs).

“Interface Masters is an OEM hardware solutions provider. Our new Tahoe 8830 is entirely designed and manufactured in the USA – our hardware is never compromised and always secure”, says Ben Askarinam. “Marvell’s CN9880 CPU is a powerhouse and based on our testing exceeds Marvell’s published IPSEC specifications – contact us and we’d like to share our CN9880 test data.”

As with all Interface Masters appliances, the device includes out-of-the-box support for the Marvell’s impressive SDK 11 Software Development Kit (SDK), and Linux. Interface Masters’ support for the SDK and additional built-in software and firmware enable rapid development.

Long Product Life Cycle

Interface Masters network appliances and switches benefit from a long-lasting product life cycle, which enables continuity through all phases of product rollouts and servicing.

Designed and Manufactured in the United States / About Us

For over 26 years, Interface Masters Technologies has provided custom and off-the-shelf innovative networking solutions to OEMs, Fortune 100, and startup companies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we proudly design and manufacture all products here. Based on MIPS, ARM, PowerPC, x86 processors, and switch fabrics up to 12.8T, Interface Masters appliance models enable OEMs to significantly reduce time-to-market. Our solutions are reliable, pre-tested, pre-integrated, long-life appliances that meet the most challenging networking requirements. Learn more:

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