Niagara 42×64 and 42×84 Quad Gigabit Ethernet Copper NIC

Interface Masters Technologies introduced the Niagara 42×64 and 42×84 family of 1 Gigabit Low Profile Quad Port server adapters. The new 1 Gigabit NICs are based on the Intel 82580 Quad MAC/PHY Ethernet controller. Niagara 42×64 and Niagara 42×84 are ideal for telecommunications, ISP, IT network security, UTM, intrusion detection and prevention, Storage Area Networks (SAN) and WAN acceleration. The Niagara 42×64 will be available for evaluation in late November and will be in full production early December 2010. Volume pricing for the copper NIC starts at $370.

Niagara 42064
Niagara 42064 Quad Gigabit Ethernet Copper NIC

Niagara 42×64 and Niagara 42×84 Features

  • Intel 82580 Quad MAC/PHY Ethernet controller
  • PCI-e x4 Gen 2.0. Peak bandwidth 8 Gb/s on PCI Express bus
  • Handles 4 Gigabit per second traffic load
  • Four SFP Transceivers or 4 RJ-45 connectors. Multi Mode Fiber (SX), Single Mode Fiber (LX) and Copper (RJ45) support
  • Choice of Cavium Nitrox security chips CN1605, CN1610, CN1615 or CN1620
  • Low profile form factor
  • 2.7W maximum power
  • RoHS Compliant, EMC, FCC Class A, UL (Safety) Certifications
  • Digital Optical Monitoring support (DOM) according to the industry-standard SFF-8472

Niagara 42×64 and 42×84 Product Family

  • Niagara 42064, Quad Port Copper NIC
  • Niagara 42364, Quad Port Copper NIC with Cavium Nitrox 1620, 1615, 1610, and 1605
  • Niagara 42264, Quad Port Copper NIC supporting Bypass functionality
  • Niagara 42264-E, Quad Port Copper NIC supporting Bypass functionality and Nitrox hardware Encryption acceleration
  • Niagara 42084, Quad Port SFP based NIC
  • Niagara 42384, Quad Port SFP based NIC with Cavium Nitrox 1620, 1615, 1610, or 1605

More information: Interface Masters Technologies