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
“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
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.
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
Cavium Networks Contact:
Angel Atondo - Marketing
805 East Middlefield Road,
Mountain View, CA 94043