ARM Server Processors
ARM Server socs ARM Servers   News & Events > Press Releases
ARM processors  
ASUS First Launch on Cavium Networks’ Security Product Line

Taipei, Taiwan; Oct 16, 2006 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS) recently showcased its first network security based product NA-C38 and N108-A1. The new ASUS NC-C38 and N108-A1 are powered by Cavium Networks’ worldwide leading OCTEON™ CN38XX family of Multicore MIPS64®-based processors.

“Cavium Networks’ OCTEON processors provide a powerful platform for network security solution providers. By taking advantage of the powerful MIPS® architecture, the built in various Hardware Acceleration Engine, ex: TCP Offload, Security, Compress/Decompress, network security solution providers can integrate much more functionality than before,” said Allen Wang, R&D Vice President of ASUS Server Business Unit. “By integrating all these functions into single box, helps corporate MIS people build more cost-effective and easy of management security environments than before”. “NA-C38 & N108-A1 is only the 1st product ASUS is working on, and ASUS is now working on CN58XX family products for more powerful solution for customers," further explained by Allen.


N108-A1, ASUS first 1U rack-optimized design network security product provides neat and reliable platform for customers implementing various applications on it.

The N108-A1 provides 2 different SKUs:
N108-A1, provides 4+4 copper-based Gigabit Ethernet ports, 4 with bypass capability
N108-A1F, 4 copper-based Gigabit Ethernet ports, and 4 SFP Fibre-based Gigabit Ethernet ports.
Both platforms provides user friendly LCD & LED panels, helps delivery real time message for MIS customers easily control way to the system.
Additionally, N108-A1 provides one PCI-X expansion slot, which reserves further upgrade path if user needs more Ethernet port output.

2u Blade Server



NA-C38, heart of N108-A1, will be suitable for advanced customers who are looking for further level of customizations. With different OCTEON Processor, RLDRAM, DIMM options, customers can configure best combination base on their real demand.
NA-C38 also provides CF interfaces for customer to load RTOS and their own applications with quick boot capability.

About ASUS:
Ranks in Business Week InfoTech 100 for the 8th straight year, ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (TSE:2357) is a leading provider of 3C total solutions. Its product portfolio includes notebooks, motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, information appliances, desktop PCs, servers, wireless solutions, mobile phones and networking devices. With strong engineering capability, ASUSTeK won 1706 awards in 2005, translating to more than 4 awards per day. The company is the perennial leader of the motherboard and graphics card industries and a top 4 maker globally for notebooks.

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a world leader in security and MIPS® -based single and 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 Full Duplex 10Gbps 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 Marlborough, MA and India. For more information, please visit:

Cavium Networks Contact:
Angel Atondo - Marketing
Cavium Networks
805 East Middlefield Road,
Mountain View, CA 94043
Telephone: 650-623-7033


OCTEON™ and NITROX™ are trademarks of Cavium Networks, Inc . All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. © Cavium Networks, Inc. 2009.
2u 4node Blade Server

All contents are Copyright © 2000 - 2017 Cavium. All rights reserved.     Privacy Policy   |   Copyright Policy   |   Site Map