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Tenda Technology Deploys Revolutionary SMB Router Platforms based on Cavium Networks' ECONA™ Processors

Cavium ECONA CNS3XXX ARM-based SoC powers market-leading SMB Router

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., January 05, 2011 – Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home, today announced that Tenda Technology, a recognized leader in wireless and LAN networking for consumer, SOHO and small business users, has begun to deploy their next generation of security router product family based on Cavium’s ECONA™ multi-core ARM11 MPCore™ System-On-Chips (SOCs). Delivering industry’s best performance at very cost-effective price points, this product family offers scalable platforms targeting low-, mid- and high-end SOHO and SMB applications. Tenda Technology is second largest vendor by unit shipments in China for SMB and Security gateways.

As businesses world-wide are transforming to deploy advanced technologies like cloud-based services, and corporate-wide social networking, protecting the corporate network has become a very critical imperative. As corporations grow, securing their branch offices while ensuring that their remote employees have access to all of the corporate networks and services has also become a challenge. This demands a scalable platform that provides a unique combination of high processing capacity, security and scalability, hardware acceleration and low power consumption. Cavium’s ECONA processors provide the best performance per dollar and best performance per watt in the industry. With best-of-breed technologies like full offload for protocol processing for IPSec, SSL and DTLS as well as bulk encryption, the ECONA CNS3XXX SoC provides wire-speed crypto performance under 2W.

Tenda’s entire SMB router product line is based on Cavium’s ECONA CNS3XXX SoC, Tenda has utilized all of the advanced technology from ECONA CNS3XXX to enable their products to support advanced features like Internet Access Management, Stateful firewall, IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, and URL filtering to address the critical market demands

“In order to ensure we introduce the most innovative and leading-edge product in the market, we undertook a very comprehensive and stringent evaluation process for selecting the processor solution for our entire SMB router products”, said Quan Dengping, CEO of Tenda Technology. “I am very happy to declare that Cavium’s multi-core ECONA platforms met our requirements on all counts and delivered superior performance, features and low power that enabled us to deploy our newest generation of SMB routers that are truly best-in-class in the market today”.

“As one of the largest wired and wireless SOHO/SMB Router vendors in emerging markets such as China, Tenda Technology is a renowned innovator in developing security solutions that consistently meet the stringent performance, feature and cost requirements for these markets” said Manoj Gujral, VP and GM of Broadband and Consumer Division at Cavium Networks,. “We are proud to be part of Tenda Technology’s initiative to extend this leadership and look forward to continuing this successful partnership to deliver market-leading products in the future.”

About Tenda Technology
Founded in 1999, Tenda Technology is the recognized leader in wireless and LAN networking for consumer, SOHO and small business users. Tenda strives to deliver easy-to-install and affordable networking solutions for its customers, offering innovative, award-winning products that enhance people's lives and productivity. With millions of quality networking and connectivity products manufactured and sold, Tenda is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market with a full range of products that many vendors boast about. Tenda’s stringent ISO9001 manufacturing process has won approvals from many OEM customers worldwide.

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, and the digital home. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 40 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium Networks principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India and Taiwan. For more information. For more information, please visit:

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