Helios RXPA

Soft IP for ARM® based System on Chip (SoC)

Helios RXPA is a silicon IP targeted for ARM® based System on Chip (SoC) solutions.  It is designed for high throughput low latency applications that require regular expression (RegEx) pattern matching. 

Helios RXPA


Helios RXPA is an ARM® co-processor for next generation cloud and network appliances.  It is a unique, fully scalable, hardware accelerated solution for Security Analytics Acceleration (SAA) and content processing.  The solution can be tuned for the desired combination of throughput, rule depth and complexity.

Key Benefits

  • RXPA combined with ARM® processor offers significant new product capabilities

  • Highly integrated with ARM® programming model

  • Complex and comprehensive pattern matching at line speed

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    High throughput performance per Watt

  • Solution designed to match your ruleset and throughput rates

  • Supplied as silicon IP block, reducing engineering effort, costs and time to market

  • Highly scalable solution with excellent performance versus area tradeoff


  • Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW)
  • Deep Packet and Flow Inspection (DPI)
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)
  • DDoS Mitigation
  • Network Monitoring
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Grammar based content processing spam, URL, adware filtering
  • Advanced auditing and policing of user/application security policies
  • Financial data mining - parsing of streamed financial feeds
  • Smart NICs
  • Big data forensics

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