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Cavium Networks, Inc.

2315 North First Street, San Jose, CA, 95131, USA

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Cavium Networks, Inc.

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

ARM-Based 64-Bit SOCs combine processing power and security.

May 5, 2016

With 1–24 full custom, 64-bit ARM v8.1 cores, OCTEON TX™ CN80XX/CN81XX/CN82XX/CN83XX address control plane and data plane applications in networking, security, and storage. Operation supports 500 Mbps to 50 Gbps of Layer 3 forwarding, and features include up to two 32-/64-bit DDR3/DDR4 controllers with ECC, with up to 2,400 MTS; integrated compression engines with up to 40 Gbps; and IO... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Security, Compression Processors enhance data center operations.

July 27, 2015

Targeting enterprise and virtualized cloud data centers, NITROX V security processors and adapters integrate up to 288 purpose-built security cores with optimized compression engines and virtualization hardware with PCIe Gen 3 and Interlaken interfaces. Products deliver SSL performance with 120K RSA Ops/Sec and 300K P256 ECC Ops/sec and bulk encryption performance of 100 Gbps for diverse... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Multicore Processor SoCs draw as little as 8 W.

June 12, 2015

With 4–16 cores at up to 2.2 GHz, OCTEON® III CN73XX and CN72XX deliver up to 35 GHz of compute performance, 40 Gbps of application performance, and 120 Gbps networking connectivity. Flexible packet parsing capabilities can process existing and emerging protocols at line rate, while traffic management capabilities provide fine grained traffic shaping and QoS. Featuring 37.5 mm form factor,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Server Processors support NVIDIA GPU accelerators.

March 24, 2015

Designed for data center and cloud applications, 64-bit ThunderX ARM® Processors integrate up to 48 ARMv8-A custom cores, in single and dual socket configurations. Units support NVIDIA Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, which is used for accelerating data analytics, deep learning, and scientific computing. Combination will support HPC workloads that require high levels of double precision... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

ARM Processors target data centers and cloud infrastructure.

December 9, 2014

Available in single socket and dual socket versions, ThunderX™ CN88xx Series is fully compliant with ARMv8 architecture. ARM-based SoC scales from 24 to 48 cores in pin-compatible footprint and is fully cache coherent across dual sockets using Cavium Coherent Processor Interconnect. Supporting hundreds of Gigabits of I/O bandwidth, series features up to four DDR3/4 72-bit memory controllers... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Speed Ethernet Switch Chips are fully programmable.

September 23, 2014

Offering Ethernet bandwidth of 880 Gbps to 3.2 Tbps in single chip, CNX880xx series uses XPliant Packet Architecture (XPA™). Array of programmable packet engines and shared resources are adaptable to perform various operations required by switch, enabling switch to be flexibly tailored to protocol requirements. Software personalities dictate exact operation to be performed without impacting... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Design Kit produces SFF 64-user LTE small cell base station.

March 4, 2014

For manufacturers, OCTEON Fusion LTE small cell design kit provides pre-integrated and pre-verified complete solution that produces enterprise small cell, eNodeB, which supports up to 64 simultaneous, connected LTE users running within PoE+ power budget. Functionality accelerates time to market and reduces development expense. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software

NAS Software extends system performance and functionality.

June 7, 2013

Supporting home, SMB, and enterprise systems, TurboSTOR™ is optimized for NAS designs running on OCTEON® II and III processors. Systems powered by this solution offer optimal data transfer performance, fully encrypted drives, and support for various client OS's. Along with event monitoring system, software includes integrated GUI and support for hot-swappable hard drives... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Software Development Kit supports 64-bit ARMv8 processors.

February 7, 2013

Project Thunder SDK is intended for those who wish to develop software for 64-bit systems based on ARM®v8. In addition to Linux OS, toolchain, and example applications that foster initiation of distributed-computing development, platform provides access to cache coherent 64-bit ARMv8 CPU cores, interrupt controller, network connectivity, mass storage interface, timers, SMMU, and console.... Read More


Software Development Kit supports OCTEON® processors.

February 7, 2013

Providing fully integrated Carrier Grade quality Linux 3.x distribution, Software Development Kit 3 includes bare metal software capabilities that can take advantage of hardware accelerators included in OCTEON multi-core processors. Kit provides advanced user space application layer as well as extended virtualization support for LXC Container and LibVirt. Additional features include Yocto... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Search Processors replace legacy TCAMs.

November 13, 2012

Targeted at L2-L4 Network Search applications in enterprise and service provider infrastructure equipment, NEURON Search™ Processors support IPv4 and IPv6 rules and deliver 100 million to over 1 billion searches/sec with low latency. Devices provide connectivity to wide range of NPUs/ASICs as well as multi-core processors including Cavium's OCTEON® processors using Interlaken/LA serial IO... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

System-on-a-Chip targets LTE small cell base stations.

May 11, 2012

Intended for telecom equipment manufacturers, OCTEON Fusion(TM) Series delivers capacity and throughput required for micro, pico, and enterprise femto base stations. OCTEON Fusion CNF71XX integrates 4 MIPS64 cores and 6 DSPs, along with baseband hardware acceleration units interconnected with low-latency crossbar and shared memory subsystem. Base station-on-a-chip allows service of more than 128... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Video Card Module adds wireless display to notebooks/netbooks.

January 12, 2010

Display MiniCard module offers encoding up to 1,920 x 1,200p60 as well as HDCP 2.0 encryption and authentication for viewing local/online content. Measuring 44.40 x 26.80 mm, unit consists of DisplayPort receiver and CNW5XXX coprocessor and plugs into motherboard Display MiniCard slot, taking content from GPU through internal DisplayPort interface and sending stream to PCs WiFi module for... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hardware Security Modules offer PCIe Gen2 connectivity.

January 12, 2010

Able to perform up to 45,000 RSA operations/sec with up to 5 Gbps performance, FIPS 140-2 level 2- and 3-certified NITROX XL CN16XX-NFBE Adapter series provides logical and physical protection of secure keys from non-authorized use. It performs all asymmetric and symmetric key management within tamper proof enclosure and also supports option for 2 ports of Gigabit Ethernet, adding Network... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Security Processors suits networking/wireless applications.

October 5, 2006

Comprised of 8 products, NITROX® PX series addresses requirements for security algorithms and product interfaces by including PCI-Express interface and hardware acceleration for SHA-2, AES-GCM, and KASUMI algorithms in one chip. GigaCipher v2 cores, with code store and hardware queuing capabilities, enable multi-protocol performance. Series delivers scalable symmetric encryption performance... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multifunctional Accelerator Cards suit network appliances.

May 26, 2006

Featuring standard PCI/PCI-X form-factor, OCTEON XL cards are offered in range of 4-port Gigabit Ethernet NIC inline and co-processor configurations that deliver performance rates from 500 Mbps to 6 Gbps. Products are suited for secure network services and compression acceleration in appliances and storage systems. They offer multi-function acceleration for IPsec, SSL, TCP, IPS/AV, and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SoC Processors address IPv4 and IPv6 network requirements.

February 15, 2006

Based on cnMIPS64 CPU core, OCTEON CN31XX and CN30XX SoC single/dual core processors have up to 256 KB L2 cache and feature I/Os including Gigabit Ethernet networking interfaces, PCI/PCI-X, DDR2, USB 2.0 with PHY, and TDM/PCM for voice applications. Available with frequencies from 300-550 MHz, power consumption from 2-7 W, and application performance from several hundred Mbps to 2 Gbps. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SoCs are designed for wireless applications.

February 8, 2006

Available in 2 configurations, OCTEON CN30XX MIPS64® SoC processors provide multi-100 Mbps application performance and include integrated Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. They integrate custom MIPS64 processor core with advanced multi-layer application acceleration and security processing hardware for delivering wired and wireless (802.11a/b/g/n) broadband routers, gateways, wireless access... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Single- and Dual-Core Processors offer VoIP support.

February 6, 2006

Used to add VoIP ports to Secure Routers and Gateways, Triple Play devices, and Wireless Gateways, OCTEON CN31XX and CN30XX processors consist of 1-16 MIPS64-based cores with 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps application performance. Included vPort software provides complete VoIP Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) solution with variety of voice features. Other features include integrated Ethernet and/or SPI4.2... Read More

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