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Cavium’s ThunderX Workload Optimized Processors receive Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award for Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch from HPCwire


Annual HPCwire Awards Awarded to Leaders in the Global HPC Community

Austin, TX — November 16, 2015 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud wired and wireless networking, today announced that its flagship 48 core ARMv8-A based ThunderX workload optimized processor has won the coveted Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award for Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch to be presented at the 2015 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15), in Austin, Texas.  The list of winners were revealed at the HPCwire booth at the event, and on the HPCwire website, located at www.HPCwire.com.   Readers and Editors Choice Award

The coveted annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with the global HPCwire community, as well as selections from the HPCwire editors. The awards are an annual feature of the publication and constitute prestigious recognition from the HPC community. These awards are revealed each year to kick off the annual supercomputing conference, which showcases high performance computing, networking, storage, and data analysis.

ThunderX is Cavium’s 64-bit ARMv8 server processor family for next generation Cloud and high performance computing - workloads. With up to 48 high-performance custom cores, single and dual socket capability, high memory bandwidth and capacity, and integrated hardware accelerators. ThunderX enables best-in-class ARMv8 performance per dollar and performance per watt. The ThunderX family includes multiple SKUs that enable servers optimized for compute, storage, network and security workloads in the cloud, and is widely supported by industry-leading OS, hypervisor, software tool and application vendors. ThunderX is also optimized for networking specific workloads such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

Cavium is also exhibiting at the SC15 Conference this week enabling the entire HPC community to experience directly the opportunities with ThunderX that include OEM system partners, software tools and software solutions.  Cavium is exhibiting in booth 481

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“We are honored that ThunderX has been recognized by the Global HPC Community in this prestigious category,” said Gopal Hegde, Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Processor Group at Cavium. ”This award is yet another indicator of the tremendous momentum and recognition that Cavium has created in the server market with ThunderX.  We continue to expand our system and software partners to accelerate end user delivery and deployment in some of the leading HPC customer environments worldwide.”  

"HPCwire readers are among the most informed in the HPC community and these awards are ultimately given to the organizations that are making the greatest impact in advancing technology and humanity itself through high performance computing,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of HPCwire.  "The HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards send a strong message of support and appreciation from those in the global HPC community. We are proud to be able to recognize these efforts each your and our congratulations go out to all the winners.”
More information on these awards can be found at the HPCwire website (http://www.HPCwire.com) or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #HPCwireAwards.

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About Cavium, Inc.
Cavium is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless service provider applications. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 100 Mbps to 100 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access & service provider equipment. Cavium’s processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium’s principal offices are in San Jose, California with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India, and China. For more information, please visit: http://www.cavium.com

Cavium Media Contact:
Angel Atondo
+1 408-943-7417
angel.atondo@cavium.com


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