Mellanox Buys Titan IC
March 6, 2020
has reached a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Titan IC,
the leading developer of network intelligence (NI) and security
technology to accelerate search and big data analytics across a broad
range of applications in data centers worldwide. The acquisition will
further strengthen Mellanox’s network intelligence capabilities
delivered through the company’s advanced ConnectX and BlueField families
of SmartNIC and I/O Processing Unit (IPU) solutions. Titan IC’s world
class team in Belfast, Northern Ireland will become the center of
advanced network intelligence research and development for Mellanox.
The highly sophisticated RXP hardware network intelligence acceleration engine, offloads regular expressions (RegEx) string and malware matching, freeing up CPU cores and delivering faster throughput and increased efficiency.
The RXP engine’s unique ability to simultaneously handle high throughput, rule depth, and complexity is an ideal complement to Mellanox high performance BlueField IPU based solutions, which include line-rate network, storage, and crypto accelerators at speeds up to 200 Gb/s.
The combination delivers unmatched network intelligence capabilities making BlueField the perfect solution for a wide range of applications such as stateful firewalls, load balancers, intrusion detection and prevention, deep packet inspection, application recognition, lawful interception, government, logfile analytics, in-storage search and many more.