SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., a leading provider of high performance (10Gb/25Gb/40Gb/50Gb/100Gb) Ethernet Unified Wire Adapters and ASICs for storage networking, virtualized enterprise datacenters, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments today announced benchmark results of the integrated cryptographic acceleration capabilities of the latest Chelsio Terminator 6 (T6) 100GbE adapters. The testing validates trailblazing performance for Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer (TLS/SSL) using inline cryptographic acceleration which leverages Chelsio's TCP/IP Offload Engine technology. Chelsio T6 fully offloads TLS/SSL acceleration making it uniquely capable of 100Gbps line-rate and less than 2µs latency performance. Chelsio T6 also provides in-line cryptographic acceleration for Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS), while also supporting the traditional co-processor lookaside mode to deliver 2x acceleration for TLS/SSL, IPsec, SMB 3.X security protocols, data at rest encryption/decryption and data-deduplication fingerprint computation. Demonstration of the testing will take place at the Supercomputing 2016 (SC16) conference ( November 14-17, Salt Lake City, UT) at the Chelsio booth (#1409). Support for integrated TLS/SSL, DTLS, IPsec and SMB 3.X crypto in Chelsio T6 adapters allows for tremendous differentiation for the end product. For example, T6 adapters are capable of encrypting/decrypting network data at line-rate and in an in-line fashion (with or without integrated TCP Offload Engine), while concurrently doing encryption/decryption of storage data in a co-processor mode, thus enabling concurrent secure communication and secure storage, all for the price and power of a typical NIC. Chelsio T6 powered adapters are the industry's highest performance Ethernet interfaces, scaling to deliver 100Gbps wire speed bandwidth, ultra-low latency and high message processing capacity. With a comprehensive suite of offloaded storage, compute and networking protocols - including iWARP (RDMA/TCP), TCP/IP, UDP/IP, NVMe over Fabrics, iSCSI Offload and FCoE with T10-DIX; Terminator 6 (T6) enables network convergence and provides unprecedented performance in virtualized environments, while dramatically increasing host system efficiency and lowering communication overhead.