AdvancedTCA® Blade incorporates multi-core technology.

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ATCA-9301 features 2 OCTEON(TM) 16-core processors with built-in hardware acceleration engines that deliver 10 Gbps packet forwarding throughput. Core processors include PNE-LE Carrier Grade Linux programming environment 10-port GbE Network Interfaces, which allow programs and packet processing tasks to be handled on same hardware. Linux system also includes software development kit which provides integrated tool chain for application development.

Original Press Release:

Motorola Announces Next Generation 10Gbps AdvancedTCA Packet Processing Blade Based on Many-core Technology

Cavium Networks-based architecture designed to deliver line rate packet
processing to ATCA 10Gbps arena; Wind River Linux and tools simplify
application development and portability

TEMPE, Ariz., June 13 // -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT)
today announced a powerful new AdvancedTCA(R) (ATCA(R)) blade, the ATCA-9301,
that incorporates many-core technology developed to provide a substantial
increase in performance and functionality for high-bandwidth packet processing
applications. It features two Cavium Networks (Nasdaq: CAVM) OCTEON(TM)
sixteen-core processors with built-in hardware acceleration engines, designed
to deliver 10Gbps packet forwarding throughput. The blade uses Wind River's
Platform for Network Equipment, Linux Edition (PNE-LE) operating system, which
includes Cavium's Software Development Kit, providing an integrated tool chain
for application development.

The ATCA-9301 is designed to help network equipment providers consolidate
infrastructure and lower costs, while accelerating the introduction of high
bandwidth, intelligent packet processing applications. The many-core processor
with a standard Carrier Grade Linux programming environment allows both
conventional programs and packet processing tasks to be handled on the same
hardware. Data plane elements that include deep packet inspection, including
network gateway and edge functions for 4G wireless and IPTV applications, can
now be deployed with high density control plane and security processing
functionality on a common platform. This will help network operators to
provide new and differentiated services to consumers faster and more cost

Key ATCA-9301 blade features include:

o Dual Cavium OCTEON CN5860 Many-Core Processing Units (MPUs) with
sixteen cores each
o Hardware acceleration for security, de-/compression, packet queuing,
and scheduling functions
o Wind River PNE-LE Carrier Grade Linux operating environment
10-port Gigabit Ethernet Network Interfaces for operational flexibility

"The ATCA-9301 blade's Cavium-based architecture permits packet processing
tasks such as forwarding, packet inspection, and security functions to be done
in parallel with control plane tasks at a lower total cost of ownership. This
will help providers to spend more time developing the broadest set of
applications on a single platform and less time dealing with the power and
cooling challenges of conventional communications processors," said Jorge
Magalhaes, Director of Marketing, Embedded Communications Computing, Motorola.
"By universally servicing both data plane and control plane applications the
ATCA-9301 provides a powerful engine to continue the success of Motorola's
communications servers as one of the most widely adopted common platforms for
network equipment."

"As the only Cavium-based ATCA blade supported as a standard part of our
Carrier Grade Linux offering, Motorola's ATCA-9301 enables network equipment
providers to source a complete solution from an industry leader. This offering
delivers a high performance solution with a smoother path to application
development that can be leveraged for multiple projects," said John Bruggeman,
Chief Marketing Officer at Wind River. "With the Device Software Optimization
methodology behind our operating systems and tools platforms, Wind River can
help application developers take full advantage of the Cavium architecture
while also speeding time to market."

"We are pleased to be able to bring the benefits of many-core processing
to ATCA in collaboration with a leader in ATCA technology," said Amer Haider,
Director of Strategic Marketing and Ecosystem Development at Cavium Networks.

"Our next-generation OCTEON CN5800 series of processors delivers state of the
art packet processing and intelligent networking acceleration, with leading
performance and performance/watt. Motorola's OCTEON-based ATCA solution
enables network equipment providers to accelerate the cost-effective
deployment of enhanced IP and quad-play services."

The ATCA-9301 is available as standalone product or as part of Motorola's
Centellis(TM) 4000 series of ATCA-based communications servers. Centellis 4000
series communications servers are designed to address high speed I/O and
bandwidth intensive applications. Motorola's communications servers are open,
fully integrated and validated systems that act as a common, carrier-grade
platform for a wide range of applications. This common platform concept
integrates hardware and software elements to enable equipment manufacturers to
focus on adding their application-specific value, thereby reducing the time,
cost and risk involved in deploying new revenue-generating applications or
migrating existing applications to standards-based technology. Motorola offers
one of the broadest embedded communications computing product ranges in the
industry, extending from individual blades and modules through fully
integrated and validated MicroTCA(TM) and ATCA communications servers. For
more information:

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SOURCE Motorola, Inc.

/CONTACT: Lee Ann Kuster, +1-602-438-3623,, or
Shreek Raivadera, +44 (0) 116 267 7396,, both of Embedded
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