CN9000 Series Network Encryptor

Delivering 100,000,000,000 bits per second of high-assurance data encryption, the Thales CN9120 Network Encryptor provides data security (100 Gbps) and high speed network performance with ultra-low latency (<2 μS). Safeguard data in motion with high speed encryption proven to meet network performance demands for real-time low latency and near-zero overhead, ensuring security without compromise for big, or even data transmitted over networks across data centers and the cloud.

Use Cases

  • Big Data Applications
  • Data Center Interconnect
  • ‘Mega Data’ Campus Network Environments
  • Cloud Computing Services ‘Backbones’
  • Aggregating High-Speed Network Links
  • Large Scale, MAN and WAN Security

Key Features

Model CN9120
Maximum Speed 100Gbps
Support for Jumbo frames
Protocol and application transparent
Encrypts Unicast, Multicast and Broadcast traffic
Automatic network discovery and connection establishment
Network and local interface – SR4, LR4, ER4(lite) links (up to 40kms) QSFP28
Tamper resistant and evident enclosure, anti-probing barriers
Flexible encryption policy engine
Automatic key management
AES 256 bit keys
Encryption mode CTR
Policy based on MAC address or VLAN ID
Self-healing key management in the event of network outages
FIPS 140-2 Level 3, DODIN APL
Low overhead full duplex line-rate encryption
FPGA based architecture
Latency (microseconds per encryptor) <2 μS
Front panel access for all interfaces
Remote management using SNMPv3 (in-band and out-of-band)
NTP (time server) support
Centralized configuration and management using SMC/ CM7 and SNMPv3
Support for external (X.509v3) CAs
CRL and OCSP (certificate) server support
In-field firmware upgrades
Dual hot-swappable AC power supplies
User replaceable fans and batteries—dual redundancy
Interoperable with all CN Series Encryptors
Transport Independent Mode
CN9120 Product Brief