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Cavium Networks OCTEON™ Processors Power Linux Servers for Enterprise , Storage and Network Applications

OCTEON based Linux servers from Movidis are being demonstrated at LinuxWorld, San Francisco

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. August 15, 2006 – Cavium Networks, a world leader in security, network services and embedded processor solutions, today announced the OCTEON Multi-core MIPS64® Processor family has been selected for use in network-centric Linux servers for Enterprise , Storage and Network Applications. The OCTEON based Linux servers are available from Movidis today and on display at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco Aug 15 - 17 in booth #840. OCTEON has been adopted widely by Tier-1 and leading networking OEMs in networking, security, control plane and broadband gateway applications.

“We see a significant opportunity in providing high-performance, low-power networking servers for networked storage, secure Web transactions, databases and network centric applications running in the datacenter or at the edge of the network," said Ken Goldsholl, CEO of Movidis. "We selected the OCTEON Processor for our next generation products because OCTEON provides integrated network, security and application layer acceleration in hardware with general purpose Linux programmability and dramatically lower power compared to other solutions. This type of processor configuration is not available from any other vendor.”

Movidis is offering OCTEON based Network Application Platform and Revolution x16 servers for networking OEM vendors and Enterprise data center, respectively. The Movidis Revolution x16 servers are available with pre-loaded Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl/Python to offer core programs for Web and e-commerce servers, as well as the widely accepted open source database software MySQL and PostgreSQL.

“We are excited to enable innovative companies like Movidis to bring disruptive technology to the market place”, said Amer Haider, Director of Strategic Marketing, Cavium Networks. “Using the OCTEON Processor technology in networking centric servers running Linux helps IT managers reduce their data center power costs while providing a scalable and compact high performance solution.”

The OCTEON MIPS64® Processor family consists of multiple software compatible parts with 1-16x cnMIPS cores providing up to 9.6GHz of compute cycles with 19.2Billion OPS in 30Watts. The OCTEON Processor family integrates up to 8x Gigabit ports, up to 144 bit DDR2 memory controller, encryption, TCP, GZIP compression and Pattern matching hardware. OCTEON has a broad ecosystem that includes general purpose operating systems such as Linux, VxWorks and OSE, Java Virtual Machine available from Apogee, in addition to many other networking stack, voice, video and ATCA board partners.

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a world leader in Security and MIPS® Based Single & Multi-Core Processors for networking, wireless, storage and control plane applications. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors and accelerator boards ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 10+ Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in SOHO/SME, enterprise and service provider network equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by a rich ecosystem of software, silicon and ODM hardware solutions from leading vendors in networking, unified threat management (UTM), wireless, voice, operating system, Java, motherboard and other areas. Cavium Networks is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Mountain View, CA with development centers in Marlboro, MA and Hyderabad, India. For more information, please visit:

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