The Niagara 13xx family is based on Xeon Intel Server Technology combined with leading edge networking and offload technology

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– Press Release –

Interface Masters Technologies Introduces Intel Based, Sophisticated and Highly Integrated Networking Appliances

The Niagara 13xx family is based on Xeon Intel Server Technology combined with leading edge networking and offload technology

SAN FRANCISCO-Aug. 25, 2014, – Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, announces its family of Intel based Network Appliances, the Niagara 13xx. The Niagara 13xx is a 1U appliance based on Intel S1600JP (Jackson Pass Motherboard). This is supported by the Intel® Ivy Bridge® architecture and Xeon Server class Processor E5-2600 and E5-1600. The appliance comes in multiple configurations for network speeds and media; supports up to 20 ports of 1G and/or up to 12 ports of 10G. The appliance also supports different offload technology based on leading solutions including encryption acceleration, SSL and IPSEC offload, deep packet inspection and networking functionality offload. The Niagara 13xx family has the option for SATA SSD or Hard Drive internal for storage.

This fully programmable network appliance is flexible, supporting multiple customer configurations for applications such as Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), Firewall, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Network Monitoring, WAN Optimization, and application delivery controller (ADC).

This highly reliable x86 based appliance has been designed for efficient internal cooling by reducing the internal cabling. Along with this, the Niagara 13xx family comes with hot swappable dual redundancy power supplies and field replaceable fans to ensure reliability.

“Interface Masters new 1U Intel based customizable and flexible appliance has been engineered to be one of the innovative solutions in the market,” stated Ben Askarinam, founder and CEO of Interface Masters Technologies. “Supporting multiple configurations, the Niagara 13xx has the flexibility to address the need of different market segments and functionality including Software Define Networks (SDN), Application Delivery Controller (ADC), Session Border Controllers (SBC), VoIP gateway, network security, traffic shaping, WAN acceleration, Network analytics and traffic/network monitoring.”

The Xeon server family of processors base on the advanced Ivy Bridge architecture comes in different configurations:

  • From 2 to 8 real cores
  • Up to 256GB of DDR3
  • Up to 20M cache
  • Up to 3.30 GHz

Niagara 13xx family provides features:

  • 1U appliance
  • Intel® Xeon Server Processor E5-2600 and E5-1600 based on Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge Architecture
  • 1+1 Redundant hot pluggable 80 Plus Gold Efficient power supplies
  • Highest power efficiency with 90+ power efficient components
  • DDR3
  • SATA SSD or Hard Drive
  • Cavium Nitrox III modules for IP-SEC & SSL Acceleration
  • Support for Multi Core Processors for Networking functionality and Encryption offload
  • USB 2.0 Ports
  • Field Replaceable Fans


The Niagara 13xx family is in shipping in production and available now.
For volume pricing information, please contact the Interface Master’s sales team at [email protected]

About Interface Masters Technologies

Interface Masters Technologies is a leading vendor in the high speed networking market including Bypass, TAP, switches and smart NICs products, based in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Interface Masters’ expertise lies in Gigabit, 10 Gigabit and 40 Gigabit Ethernet networking solutions that integrate with monitoring, inline networking, IPS, UTM, Load Balancing, WAN acceleration, and other mission-critical IT and security appliances. Flagship product lines include PacketMaster® hardware load-balancers, specialized 10GE internal server adapter cards, switches, 10 Gigabit external intelligent Network TAP and Bypass and failover systems that increase network monitoring capabilities, network reliability and inline appliance availability. Company Headquarters are located in San Jose, CA with satellite offices in Hong Kong and Europe.