"Help Cut Network Security Cost" by Paul Stevens, Advantech

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    As threats to business networks grow more prevalent and destructive, medium-sized businesses need enhanced security for access control, user authentication, and attack protection. This enhanced security requires a leap in performance, particularly virtual private network (VPN) performance. This article presents a technology overview of an Intel EP80579 integrated processor-based network application platform and illustrates how the EP80579 can impact the network appliance market, outlining packet processing acceleration methodologies, and how to use them with the Intel EP80579.