NL/NLA9000 Family

NL91024 Knowledge-Based Processor

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The NL9x and NLA9x product families are capable of processing speeds up to 1.5 billion decisions per second, incorporating a flexible knowledge database size of up to 1024k records for advanced processing capability.
The knowledge-based processors family is designed to be cascadable, allowing multiple processors to be concatenated to support millions of records. This feature is critical for processing packets under the IPv6 standard.


  • Up to 1024K standard 40-bit IPv4
  • Dynamically configurable to 80-bit, 160-bit, 320-bit or 640-bit on a per-block basis


  • Cable Modem Termination Systems
  • Carrier Access Products
  • Data Center Servers (switching)
  • Deep-Packet Inspection
  • EDGE and Terabit Routers
  • Enterprise WLAN
  • Firewalls
  • Line Cards
  • Metropolitan Packet Aggregation
  • Routers
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Switches
  • Wireless Base Stations

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Lifecycle Active
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