New Products

3DBOXX M4 Opteron Workstations

BOXX Technologies announced a new line of 3-D rendering workstations based on dual Opteron processors; machines built on the 240, 242 and 244 processors are now available. M4 workstations use NVIDIA Quadro architecture for modeling and rendering 3-D content and animation with Maya, 3ds max, SOFTIMAGE XSI, LightWave 3D and Houdini. The standard workstation includes the AMD-8111 HyperTransport PCI tunnel, the AMD-8151 HyperTransport AGP tunnel, 128-bit dual-channel memory bus, up to 8GB ECC registered 333MHz DDR, four DIMM slots, dual channel UltraDMA 133 IDE controller and six channel audio. Custom-configured workstations also are available. The workstations have lightweight aluminum chassis for heat dissipation, and two 92mm fans provide airflow.

BOXX Technologies, Inc., 10435 South Burnet Road, Suite 120, Austin, Texas 78758, 877-877-2699,

Interphase IPSec Accelerator Cards

The first products in Interphase's new network security product line are the 45NS (PMC) and 55NS (PCI) network security acceleration adapters. Designed to eliminate traffic bottlenecks caused by VPNs, gateways, routers and firewalls, the accelerators off-load bandwidth-intensive IPSec processing from the host CPU. The accelerators handle header analysis, payload exraction, compression, encryption, authentication and packet assembly. Both adapters offer 500Mbps 3DES throughput and accelerate DES, MD5, SHA-1, RC4 and AES security algorithms. They also offer a 64-bit 66MHz PCI bus, 64MB of private memory and support for full duplex OC-3 rates and 512K simultaneous sessions.

Interphase, Parkway Centre, Phase 1, 2901 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 200, Plano, Texas 75093, 800-327-8638,


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