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Cavium Networks Wins GSA’s 2008 Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company Award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., December 16, 2008 – Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless and security applications, today announced that the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), voice of the global fabless business model, recognized Cavium Networks as the Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company for 2008. The 2008 awards were presented at the GSA Awards Dinner Celebration, held on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company
The industry's Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company award is designed to identify the company garnering the most respect of the industry in terms of its products, vision and future opportunities. The criteria for this award include (but is not limited to) achieving up to $499 million in annual sales. In addition, profitability and market capitalization, among other financial and product successes, are considered to be listed on the ballot. GSA's Awards Committee reviews the companies meeting the criteria, and the selected companies are based on the Committee's analysis of each company's performance and likelihood of success. On-line voting takes place to allow members of the semiconductor industry, including semiconductor companies and partners, to cast a ballot for the emerging public semiconductor company they most respect.

“We congratulate Cavium Networks, a leading provider of multicore networking and communication processors, on receiving the Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company Award,” said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of GSA. “To receive this award is a great compliment from their peers in the industry.”

“We are honored to receive this recognition from our peers and partners,” said Syed Ali, President and CEO at Cavium Networks. “Cavium has continuously delivered innovative and market leading products and we look forward to expanding our footprint into additional high growth areas. I would like to congratulate Cavium’s worldwide employees on receiving this award.”

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage, wireless and security applications. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 20 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, California with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India and Taiwan. For more information, please visit: http://www.caviumnetworks.com.


Cavium Networks Contact:
Angel Atondo
Marketing Communications Manager
805 East Middlefield Road,
Mountain View, CA 94043
Telephone: (650) 623-7033
Email: angel.atondo@caviumnetworks.com

 

 

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