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SofaWare® Technologies' new family of Safe@Office® 400W Wireless Security Appliances powered by Cavium Networks NITROX Soho processors

NITROX Soho Secure Communication Processors enable High Performance, High Integration wired and wireless security applications for small businesses

Santa Clara, CA, February 14, 2005 - Cavium Networks, the leader in content and security processing with the industry's broadest product line, today announced that SofaWare Technologies' Safe@Office 400W All-in-one Wireless Security Appliance incorporates the Cavium Networks NITROX Soho Secure Communication Processor (SCP). With the market leading features, price and performance advantage provided by the NITROX Soho processor, the Safe@Office 400W delivers a comprehensive wireless security solution for small businesses worldwide. For more information on the Safe@Office 400W wireless security appliance, please visit the SofaWare website at:

"Using the NITROX Soho processor helped us deliver price-performance, and the broadest capabilities for customers of our award winning wireless access and security appliances," said Zohar Kaufman, SofaWare's Director of R&D. "The combination of Check Point®, SofaWare and NITROX Soho technologies is a winning one that delivers high-performance and easy to use security and access for small business customers."

NITROX Soho is an industry leading Secure Communication Processor family with the best performance, lowest solution cost and unmatched scalability for SOHO/SME applications. NITROX Soho Processor family includes six software and pin-compatible parts which deliver a range of price and interface options for 10 Mbps to 200Mbps performance. The product family integrates a MIPS32T Processor with 16K I and D Caches, 16KB scratchpad, multiple 10/100 Ethernets, PCI, SDRAM memory interface as well other standard I/Os for optimal system integration. A complete Software Development Kit is available with evaluation boards, software and drivers, Linux and VxWorks OS support and a broad range of third-party software applications.

The recently introduced NITROX Soho CN22X products also integrate two powerful security acceleration engines, with full packet and protocol processing offload. This frees up the MIPS CPU for other applications and enables support of up to 200Mbps of all standard encryption and hashing algorithms such as DES, 3DES, 256 bit AES, ARC4, CCMP and HMAC MD5/SHA1 along with up to 1750 RSA 1024bit exponent or over 3000 Diffie-Hellman 180bit exponent operations per second.

"SofaWare Technologies and Check Point build innovative products and we're pleased to partner with them to enable their leading Safe@Office 400W product," said Rajiv Khemani, vice president of marketing, Cavium Networks. "NITROX Soho processors deliver the broadest range of performance points for wired and wireless broadband gateway applications, including the only solution for 100+Mbps integrated security performance and hardware accelerated SSL VPNs."

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a worldwide leader in security, network services and content processing semiconductor solutions. Cavium Networks' award-winning NITROX and MIPS64-based OCTEON families of processors and accelerator boards offer flexible, scalable and highly-integrated solutions delivering 50Mbps to 10Gbps performance. The company's products are integrated into a wide range of networking equipment that include routers, gateways, network appliances, content switches, wireless LAN access/aggregation points, servers and storage networking devices. Cavium Networks is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA with development centers in Marlboro, MA and Hyderabad, India. For more information, please visit: or visit the Cavium Networks Booth #630 at the RSA Security Conference ( at the San Francisco Moscone Center February 15-17th.

About SofaWare Technologies
SofaWare Technologies, a Check Point company (NASDAQ: CHKP), makes secure Internet access simple and affordable for small businesses, consumers, and service providers seeking to deliver security services. Leveraging Check Point's market-leading VPN-1®/FireWall-1® technology, SofaWare embedded products allow commercial and residential broadband-users to experience the same advanced security protection enjoyed by 97% of the Fortune 500. Through SofaWare's Security Management Portal (SMP™), service providers and value-added resellers can deliver their customers comprehensive security services, such as hands-free security updates, email antivirus, content filtering, dynamic DNS and remote monitoring for any device integrating SofaWare technology. SofaWare technology is embedded into a range of devices from leading vendors; including Check Point VPN-1® Edge™ and Check Point Safe@Office, the Nokia IP40 and NEC SecureBlade. For more information, visit us at
Meet us and see our products at the Check Point Booth #824 at the RSA Security Conference ( at the San Francisco Moscone Center February 15-17th.

For additional information, contact:
Amer Haider
Cavium Networks
2610 Augustine Drive,
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-844-8420 x202

SofaWare Technologies Contact:
Dana Sugarman
SofaWare Technologies Ltd.
3 Hilazon St. Ramat-Gan,
Israel 52522
Phone : 972-3-6128989 ext. 120 (int'l)

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