D2 and Cavium offer OEMs a high performance, low cost solution for new carrier/enterprise class voice and video over IP products using OCTEON II processors
Santa Barbara, CA, April 14, 2009
– D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced support for the OCTEON™ II multi-core MIPS64® processors from Cavium (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, video and security applications. The integrated solution offers OEMs and ODMs a quicker and more cost effective method for developing new voice/video/data equipment for the enterprise and carrier class markets by simplifying design and boosting performance. Additionally, when used in conjunction with D2’s mCUE™ converged mobile communications client software, the vPort media engine-enabled processors support IP video delivery for enterprise conferencing systems, media handsets, digital photo frames and other emerging devices.
“The OCTEON II family of processors, combined with D2’s technology, gives OEMs the ability to create smaller, low power, next generation devices that support different traffic types over heterogeneous networks,” notes YJ Kim, senior director, Embedded Processor Group, Cavium. “Our companies have a mutual goal: to deliver innovative, complete and optimized converged communications solutions that will enable our customers to significantly reduce time-to-market and address the challenges of today’s marketplace.”
The OCTEON II processor family is designed for the next generation of hypernetworks serving the enterprise, data center, access and service provider markets. As a Cavium PACE (Partnership to Accelerate Customer End-solutions) member, D2 is delivering communication software products that, when integrated with the OCTEON II processors, support switches, routers, appliances, equipment for 3G, WiMAX, LTE, wireless LAN and unified storage systems and adapters to deliver converged data, voice and video. D2’s vPort embedded IP communications platform is an industry leader in its support of today’s most popular services such as VoIP, VoIM (third party IM/VoIM communities such as Skype, GoogleTalk, Yahoo! and MSN), video over IP and IMS.
“D2 Technologies and Cavium are building on a successful track record of collaboration that has yielded field deployments by top-tier OEMs in enterprise and service provider applications,” says Doug Makishima, vice president of marketing and sales at D2 Technologies. “By integrating vPort’s ‘softDSP’ VoIP technology within the new OCTEON II line of processors, we create an unbeatable turnkey solution for multi-mode, multi-protocol, multi-service mobile communication devices and gateways.”
About D2 Technologies
D2 delivers proven communication software products – from embedded IP communications software and protocols to converged user interfaces – that enable rich, universal communication in any class of device or equipment. The company’s software provides the industry’s only platform for merging any communication network, protocol or service to deliver a unified, seamlessly connected experience. D2 is also the VoIP software market leader, embedded in a wide variety of different devices that process billions of minutes per month. To learn more about how D2 is enabling a world of unified communications, go to www.D2tech.com.
Cavium is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications. Cavium 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 and service provider equipment. Cavium processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts and India. For more information, please visit: http://www.caviumnetworks.com.
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