Sunday, February 13, 2011
See "Cavium Networks Introduces First 40 Gbps "Bump-in-the-Wire" Deep Packet Inspection / Application Recognition Processor Family" - here.
As for DPI, the new chip supports "Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) and POSIX Regex Syntax support including support for capture groups, back references and assertions, for applications such as Application Recognition, URL Filtering, Denial of Service, Antivirus and Intrusion Prevention".
Previously announced TurboDPI (that is integrated/optimized by the new chip) "detect[s] hundreds of protocols including Internet (HTTP, FTP etc), Email (IMAP, POP3, SMTP etc.), Web 2.0 (Facebook, Myspace, etc), Multimedia (Flash, Quicktime, Youtube, etc), Peer to Peer (Bittorrent, eDonkey, etc) and Voice and Messaging (Skype, GoogleTalk, Yahoo, etc)"