Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage and security applications, today announced that Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in user-centric networks and secure mobility solutions, has selected Cavium Networks' OCTEON MIPS64® Processor family for use in its enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) products. The OCTEON Processor Family provides a scalable processor family with leading performance / dollar and performance / watt, and is being used by a wide range of companies for Wi-Fi, 3G, UMB, LTE, and WiMax infrastructure, router, switch and storage equipment.
"We could not be more pleased both with the performance of Cavium's products and with their technical assistance program," said Sriram Ramachandran, vice president of engineering, Aruba Networks. "The high performance of Cavium's chips gives us tremendous flexibility with respect to our hardware architecture, and has enabled us to add unique capabilities to our products while holding the line on costs. Cavium's technical assistance was excellent and allowed us to rapidly prototype and subsequently complete platform development on a very tight schedule."
"Cavium Networks provides highly integrated single-chip processing solutions for building intelligent and secure networking equipment supporting voice, video, mobility, and data," said Rajiv Khemani, vice president, marketing and sales at Cavium Networks. "Our power-efficient, high-performance and scalable OCTEON processors were a great match for Aruba's high performance secure mobility products, and we're very pleased to be working with them on a range of different products."
OCTEON Multicore MIPS64 Processors
The Cavium Networks OCTEON family of Multi-Core MIPS64 processors offers industry leading performance, scalability, low-power, and advanced hardware acceleration for intelligent networking applications ranging from 100Mbps to full-duplex 10Gbps. These software-compatible processors, with one to sixteen cnMIPS cores on a single chip, integrate processor peripherals, next-generation networking interfaces, a memory controller, advanced hardware acceleration for packet processing, QoS, TCP, multi-core scaling, pattern matching, compression/decompression, storage, and security. Additionally the OCTEON processor family provides unparalleled throughput and general purpose programmability for the Layer 2 through Layer 7 processing required to build next-generation intelligent networks.
About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access & service provider equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium Networks principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts and India. For more information, please visit: http://www.caviumnetworks.com.
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