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Silicon Valley Chapter’s 7th Annual Event Honors Fastest-Growing Valley Companies

Mountain View, Calif., May 6, 2011 - (NYSE: CRM) and Cavium Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), received 2011 GROW! Awards from ACG Silicon Valley at a sold-out ceremony held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, on May 5, 2011. received the GROW! Award for Oustanding Growth Company, while Cavium Networks, Inc., won the GROW! Award for Emerging Growth Company. Sheryl Chamberlain, Senior Director Technology Alliance at EMC, received the ACG Outstanding Membership Award.

Ron Conway, noted Silicon Valley angel investor, keynoted the awards ceremony. James Chapman, ACG Silicon Valley President and partner with Foley & Lardner, served as Master of Ceremonies. Proceeds from the event benefited the Computer History Museum.

ACG Silicon Valley, which is the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, selected the winning 2011 companies in each category via a thorough review of the historical financial performance of all public companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. This screening process produced a short-list of nominees in each award category that the selection committee then researched, considered, and debated before each member voted on final candidates.

The 2011 GROW! Awards were sponsored by Platinum Underwriting Sponsors Foley & Lardner LLP and NetApp. Gold Sponsors include: BDO; Deloitte; EMC; Insperity; Kaye Scholer; Sheppard Mullin; Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal; and Wells Fargo.

Silver Sponsors include: BroadVision/Clearvale; Comerica Bank; FLG Partners; Hopkins Carley; Houlihan Loukey; KPMG; Needham; Opinion Bridge; Pagemill; Robert Half; and Silicon Valley Bank.

Bronze Sponsors include: Aspire; BNY Mellon; Cadence; CBIZ MHM; Clos de la Tech; Cypress; Effect Design; Heffernan Insurance Brokers; Lunder Real Estate Services; McGladrey; Merrill Datasite; SingerLewak; SRPR | Shev Rush Public Relations; and Vision Systems International.

About ACG
The Association for Corporate Growth ( is a global learning and networking organization specifically for executives driving their company's growth strategy. Active global membership exceeds 13,000 executives from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 56 chapters in North America, Europe and Asia.

ACG Silicon Valley provides an exclusive venue where CEOs and senior corporate executives form valuable business relationships and learn and link to the future of Silicon Valley. The 27 year old chapter strives to provide an environment where members, over seventy percent of whom are senior executives, gain access to key insight, knowledge, and connections.

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications and the digital home. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 40+ 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, Taiwan and China. For more information, please visit:

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Cavium Networks, 805 East Middlefield Road,
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Telephone: +1 650-623-7033.


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