Myricom SIA Express

Optimized for today’s cyber-security and data center challenges

Low-power, low-profile SmartNIC optimized for network analytics and monitoring, plus network security and offloading

As part of the Myricom Secure Intelligent Adapter (SIA) SmartNIC family, the Myricom SIA Express is a low-profile, dual-port 25G dual-port adapter capable of solving today’s challenges related to power consumption, scalability, and security. Now you can offload advanced networking features to improve network analytics, network monitoring, SLA enforcement, and threat detection and response.

Myricom ARC Series SIA Express

Myricom SIA Express Benefits


Offload Applications

Offload security applications
Save valuable CPU processing cycles with 8, 3 GHz ARMv8 Cortex-A72 cores.

Avoid Server Replacement

Secure Root-of-Trust Isolates Critical Security Components
Gain a secure root of trust with secure boot, TrustZone, and eFuses.

Increase Network Throughput

Hardware Acceleration
Use our highly efficient acceleration blocks to perform crypto functions, key management, and packet classification.

Secure Encryption Keys

Compatible with off-the-shelf servers
An industry-standard half-height and half-length (HHHL) form factor is convenient for integration with data center servers and supports larger form factor cards.

Compatible Products

Features and capabilities of the Myricom SIA Express include:

  • Offload security applications with 8, 3 GHz ARMv8 Cortex-A72 cores
  • Provides a secure root of trust with secure boot, TrustZone, and eFuses
  • Highly efficient hardware acceleration blocks for: crypto functions, key management functions, and packet classification
  • Rich APIs allow for the integration with existing applications and systems
  • Low 36 watt power draw
  • Compatible with industry-standard server platforms, utilizing PCIe HHHL add-in cards
Bus interface PCI Express Gen 3, 8 lanes wide
Form Factor PCI Express half-height, half-length (HHHL)
Electrical power < 40W1
Cooling Requirements It is required that adapters be installed into servers that provide air flow over the PCIe slots
Cooling Options Active cooling
Operating Temperature 0-50 deg C (290 LFM min at max ambient temperature)
Storage Temperature – 40 to 70 deg C
Storage Humidity 5% to 90% non-condensing
Processor Network SoC – 8x, 3.0 GHz ARM cores
Hardware Acceleration Traffic flow accelerator engine.
100 Gb/s cryptography engine with single-pass hashing and encryption/decryption. Deep packet
inspection (DPI)
Flow generation
Memory 16Gb Flash
Network Connectivity Dual SFP+/SFP28 ports; 10 or 25G
Software Support Host side drivers available for Linux (CentOS, RHEL, and Ubuntu)
Supports DPDK for Linux (high-performance packet processing)
SW Version supported ARIA SDS
Security ARIA Packet Intelligence and ARIA KMS
ARM TrustZone
Secure Boot Secure Key Storage
NC-SI over RMB
Throughput 2x 10/25Gb per Second

Software Support

  • Host side Drivers available for Linux (CentOS, RHEL, and Ubuntu)
  • Supports DPDK for Linux (high-performance packet processing)

Order Details

Please see below:

Model Number Product Description
25G-PCIE3-8C-2S SIA – Dual 10/25G low-profile, (HHHL). Includes 16 GB of DDR4 memory.

Warranty and Support

One year for hardware. Refer to the support datasheet for support offerings and provided services


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