Solaris 10 What's New

SPARC: Hardware -Accelerated Elliptical Curve Cryptography (ECC) Support

The UltraSPARC T2 (Niagara 2) based platforms support hardware acceleration of Elliptical Curve Cryptography (ECC) algorithms. The Solaris OS now supports high performance ECDSA and ECDH on these platforms. These new ECC algorithms are accessible to all users of the Solaris Cryptographic Framework including Java technology and OpenSSL users.