Reservoir Labs & Tilera Unveil A New Generation In Cyber Security

Reservoir Labs announces availability of R-Scope® Network Security Appliances

May 07, 2013, 15:00 ET from Reservoir Labs

NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reservoir Labs today announced the general availability of a new line of R-Scope® network security appliances.  These powerful cyber-security devices provide real-time threat detection and network security monitoring solutions scaling to 100+ Gbps.  R-Scope appliances leverage and extend the state-of-the-art open source Bro1 analytics language, empowering analysts to develop custom network security analytics tailored to their environment.  As a result, R-Scope DOMINATE™ and R-Scope PACE™ next-generation cyber security appliances deliver a degree of attack discrimination and situational awareness that is beyond the reach of traditional signature-based IDS/IPS systems.

"We are excited to extend the use of this DOE sponsored research for adaptive cyber defense to the commercial market," said Reservoir Labs President, Richard Lethin. "R-Scope technology, boosted by the unique Tilera architecture, enables enterprise IT security engineers to implement powerful analytics to detect attackers, vulnerabilities and persistent threats both within the enterprise LAN and at network borders.  R-Scope closes a gap between growing network communication rates and the agility, depth, and variety of cyber defenses needed to expose and neutralize modern cyber threats."

Built on Tilera's revolutionary TILExtreme-Gx™ 144 and 288 core platforms, the R-Scope DOMINATE-T appliances deliver unparalleled performance and power efficiency for 100+ Gbps deep packet inspection, policy-based flow analysis, and cluster load balancing across multiple systems for intelligent, high-speed cyber security network monitoring and situational awareness.  The R-Scope DOMINATE-T's agility allows it to be flexibly configured to operate stand-alone or synergistically across an enterprise network within a security cluster to dynamically update security policies and share analysis load.

"The TILE-Gx based R-Scope cyber security solution, topping 100Gbps performance, sets a new industry record," said Michael Zimmerman, Vice President of Marketing at Tilera. "The flexible cyber security suite is designed with Tilera's Multicore Development Environment™ (MDE) software tool suite that accelerates C and C++/Linux based software development and optimization."

For lower than 100Gbps throughput needs, R-Scope PACE-T appliances, built on Tilera's TILEmpower-Gx72, deliver sophisticated threat detection, traffic analysis and situational awareness at up to 40Gbps.  TILE-Gx72™ is the highest compute processor in the market, with 72 cores and an integrated 120 million packet-per-second packet processing front end. R-Scope's modular architecture enables the R-Scope PACE appliances to work seamlessly in clustered configurations with other R-Scope PACE or DOMINATE appliances to scale deployed solutions to the needs of the network. 

As part of today's announcement, Reservoir also highlighted their ongoing cyber-security research and testing collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC). 

Using the 100 Gbps network research testbed operated by DOE's Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), Reservoir is working closely with the cutting-edge, cyber-security researchers at NERSC to advance the state-of-the-art in high performance network security. 

"This is exactly the type of proof-of-concept work ESnet's Testbed was designed to support," said Brian Tierney, Principal Investigator of the Testbed. "By coupling the ESnet testbed with the NERSC production traffic, we can do a realistic test on how this device will perform with real traffic at 100Gbps."

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About Reservoir Labs

Privately owned and in business since 1990, Reservoir Labs is a leader in advanced compiler, network, and reasoning technologies with an emphasis on mapping innovative algorithms to emerging high-performance and embedded computers. Reservoir provides custom solutions, innovative technology products, and leading-edge research and development services to government and commercial clients. Reservoir is headquartered in New York City.

About Tilera

Tilera® Corporation is the developer of the highest performance, low-power, general purpose manycore processors. Tilera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with additional locations worldwide. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Tilera.


The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) is the primary scientific computing facility for the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy. As one of the largest facilities in the world devoted to providing computational resources and expertise for basic scientific research, NERSC is a world leader in accelerating scientific discovery through computation. More than 4,500 scientists use NERSC to perform basic scientific research across a wide range of disciplines. NERSC is a division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, located in Berkeley, California.  NERSC itself is located at the UC Oakland Scientific Facility in Oakland, California.

About ESnet

ESnet provides the high-bandwidth, reliable connections that link scientists at national laboratories, universities and other research institutions, enabling them to collaborate on some of the world's most important scientific challenges including energy, climate science, and the origins of the universe. Funded by the DOE Office of Science, and managed and operated by the ESnet team at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, ESnet provides scientists with access to unique DOE research facilities and computing resources.

TILExtreme-Gx™, TILE-Gx72™ and TILEmpower-Gx72™ are trademarks of Tilera Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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