CipherOptics Selects RMI's XLR Processor for CipherEngine

Raza Microelectronics®, Inc. (RMI), the leading supplier of multi-core multi-threaded processors for networking, communications and consumer applications, and CipherOptics®, Inc., the leading Innovator of Compliance Grade Data Protection Solutions, announced that CipherOptics has selected RMI’s XLR Processor as part of its CipherEngine Solution.

CipherOptics is an industry leader in simplified data security and network encryption, offering a simple way for organizations to ensure their company and customer data is protected as it travels across internal, third party or global networks. CipherOptics’ network-wide encryption solution, CipherEngine, has been deployed in companies ranging from small healthcare systems to global manufacturers. CipherEngine also protects government networks ranging from small cities to major federal agencies and military systems.

“The addition of RMI’s advanced XLR Processor allows us to create a universal platform from which we can add new products and new features to our CipherEngine solution,” said Ron Willis, president and CEO for CipherOptics. “The net result is unprecedented scalability and flexibility with regards to throughput, functionality and form factor.”

CipherEngine delivers unmatched network-wide encryption capabilities to customers by providing an innovative approach to security policy and encryption key management that does not impact network architecture, routing policies or end-user experience. The unique and innovative architecture of the XLR Processor provides expanded functionality and greater flexibility in the means by which customers can deploy network-wide data encryption.

RMI’s XLR Processor is a cost-effective, single-chip solution providing a key building block for next-generation, scalable multi-service systems. The XLR Processor is offered as a complete family of pin-compatible processors, spanning performance and bandwidth to enable multiple applications with a single board design. RMI’s XLR Processor Family provides the power of its multi-core, multi-threaded architecture -based on the simplicity of a leading-edge, general purpose MIPS64 processor -enables wire speed, software-driven applications across multiple platforms.

“We are proud to work with CipherOptics. Their vision and innovation in data security and network encryption gives us an opportunity to showcase the scalable capabilities of the XLR Processor in a secured networking environment,” said Lance L. Smith, vice president and general manager, Scalable Processor Solutions, at RMI. “The XLR Processor, complete with accelerated security, offers the protection and functionality CipherOptics’ customers require.”

RMI’s products push the edge of processor technology in performance and integration, and are used by system and original equipment manufacturers to quickly respond to changing market needs. The company’s XLR Processor, XLS Processor, Alchemy Processor, and Orion Processor families are complex, highly-integrated designs incorporating hundreds of millions of transistors and built on leading-edge silicon process technologies.

About CipherOptics, Inc.
CipherOptics, the leading innovator of Compliance-Grade network security, delivers peace of mind to the most security conscious enterprises, financial institutions and government agencies in the world. Our scalable network-wide encryption solutions mitigate the risk of data loss, leakage or theft without application or network performance degradation.

About RMI
Raza Microelectronics, Inc. (RMI®) is a fabless semiconductor company providing highly integrated, feature-rich products ranging from power-optimized System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions to High-Performance Processors for the Digital Consumer, Wireless, Networking and Security markets. RMI offers the most advanced and the most complete MIPS-Based® processing solutions with both 32/64-bit architectures supporting frequencies from 300MHz to 1.2 GHz. The company is headquartered in Cupertino, California with branch and subsidiary offices in Texas, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and China.

RMI, Raza Microelectronics, the RMI logo, XLR, XLS, Alchemy Processor, Orion, Scalable Processor Solutions and the other trademarks named on the RMI website are trademarks of Raza Microelectronics, Inc.