macro processor

macro processor

(1) See keyboard macro processor and macro language.

(2) The part of an assembler that converts the macro calls in the program to the actual subroutines for execution.
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Extreme Engineering, a design services and embedded products company has unveiled the XPedite2000 network security accelerator board, powered by the Cavium Networks NITROX Security Macro Processor. XPedite2000 is a PMC (PCI mezzanine card) form factor card that can process up to 2Gbps of IPsec VPN or SSL bulk encryption with up to 20,000 RSA OPS (operations per second) to accelerate VPN tunnel or SSL session setups.
Algorithm 622: A simple macro processor. ACM Trans.
Macro processors (MPs) have been recognized as useful tools since the late 1950's [Greenwald 1959].
Macro Processors and Techniques for Portable Software.
Cavium's highly integrated, feature rich NITROX families of Security Macro Processors deliver unprecedented performance in wired and wireless network security applications and SSL based secure e-Business while significantly reducing the cost and complexity of deployment.
Cavium's NITROX Security Macro Processors are used by several motherboard vendors and a number of OEMs in a wide range of networking equipment to accelerate security applications like IPSec VPNs, SSL VPNs, web-servers, load balancers, content switches, application firewalls, wireless gateways and routers.
Cavium's highly integrated, feature rich NITROX families of Security Macro Processors deliver unprecedented performance in wired and wireless IPsec based network security applications and SSL based secure e-Business while significantly reducing the cost and complexity of deployment.
The NITROX Lite family of Security Macro Processors has three members that target difference price and performance points.