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Zephyr Engineering is pleased to support Motorola's exciting line of security processors with the ZPC861C Security Application Development Environment. The ZPC861C Development Kit enables developers to implement network security applications with Motorola's MPC860 PowerQUICC communications processor and the MPC184 security processor that are part of Motorola's smart networks platform.

The ZPC861C consists of two components, the MPC860 processor card from Micetek and the MPC184 security processing daughter card from Zephyr. The MPC860 processor card functions as a generic MPC860 resource board. The MPC184 security processing daughter card connects to the 860 local bus through a board to board connector. The MPC184 daughter card is a bus-master design, so it is tightly coupled to the CPU running at 50 MHz. To further facilitate accelerated product development cycles, the ZPC861C kit includes a VxWorks board support package, drivers and diagnostics for the MPC184. The MPC184 drivers are written in ANSI C for portability to other operating systems.


Kit contents
  • MPC860 processor card with installed MPC184 daughter board
  • 5VDC, 1.5A power supply
  • Software driver CD, version 1.0
  • MPC860 user's manual
MPC860 processor card features
  • 50 MHz MPC860SAR CPU
  • 32Mbyte SDRAM memory
  • 2Mbyte flash memory
  • RS-232 and 10base-T Ethernet
  • Background debug mode (BDM) port
MPC184 security processor features
  • Support of algorithms implemented in IPsec, IKE, SSL/TLS, WTLS/WAP and 802.11i
  • Support of elliptic curve cryptography for WAP/WTLS
    • Up to 511-bit programmable field size
  • Support for RSA and Diffie-Hellman algorithms
    • RSA with up to 2048-bit modulus
  • Bulk encryption support for DES, 3DES
    • ECB and CBC modes
    • 2- and 3-key 3DES modes
  • Advanced Encryption Standard Unit (AESU)
    • 128, 192 or 256-bit programmable key length
    • Rinjdael symmetric key cipher
  • Bulk encryption support for RC4 compatible ARC Four
    • Key size from 40 to 128 bits
  • Message authentication using MD5 (128 bits), SHA-1 (160 bits) or SHA-2 (256 bits)
  • 32-bit chainable RNG complies with fips-140 standards for randomness
  • 860 local bus master at up to 75 MHz
  • 1.5V core, 3.3V I/O, 1.0W typical power dissipation
MPC184 Software and Driver Support
  • VxWorks driver binaries
  • Sample driver source code in ansi c for easy porting
  • Standalone diagnostics pre-programmed into mpc860 cpu board flash memory
  • VxWorks BootROM file image
  • Downloadable VxWorks image
  • BSP source code
  • MPC80-specific modifications to WinNet, IPsec and IKE protocol packages

ZPC.861C Brochure (pdf)