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.
Interface Masters Technologies introduced the Niagara 32714 quad port fiber 10 gigabit Ethernet (GE) server adapter card. The Niagara 32714 server adapter is a low power Quad Port 10 GbE NIC, with SFP+ pluggable modules for Multi-Mode and Single-Mode Fiber media, based on the Intel 82599 Ethernet controller. The Niagara 32714 will be available for free evaluation on December 2009 for qualified projects and will be in full production January of 2010. The Niagara 32714 is ideal for system integrators and server providers that support the telecommunications, ISP, IT network security, UTM, intrusion detection and prevention, storage area networks (SAN), and WAN acceleration markets.