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Cavium Networks Receives FSA's Most Respected Private Company Award for Second Consecutive Year

Cavium Networks becomes the only company after NVIDIA to receive this global recognition twice

Santa Clara, CA, Nov 29, 2004 - The Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA), voice of the global fabless business model, recognized Cavium Networks for the second consecutive year as the Industry's Most Respected Private Fabless Company at the Association's 2004 Awards Dinner Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 in Santa Clara, California. Cavium Networks is a worldwide leader in security, network services and content processor solutions. Cavium Networks product line includes the industry's most flexible and scalable portfolio of security processors spanning 50Mbps to 10Gbps, MIPS64-Based multi-core processors, MIPS32 based Integrated Communication Processors, and intelligent SPI Bridge Processors.

From over 900 private fabless semiconductor companies worldwide, this award is bestowed annually upon the company most respected in terms of product, vision, strategy and future opportunities. Previous winners of this award include NVIDIA, Marvell, Transmeta and Atheros Communications. The award process consists of nomination by an FSA committee of industry experts and then selection by the fabless community, semiconductor financial and industry analysts and suppliers.

"This is the second consecutive year for Cavium to be selected for the most respected private fabless company award, which speaks volumes about its reputation in the industry," stated Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of the FSA. "We congratulate Cavium for its leadership and dedication to excellence."

"Getting this prestigious award for a second time is an immense honor," said Syed Ali, President and CEO of Cavium Networks. "In the communications market, the decade of the 90s belonged to companies driving layer 1 to 3 transport oriented semiconductors and systems. We are driving Cavium Networks and our OEM customers to be undeniable leaders for the next decade, where the focus is on mass-market deployment of intelligent, secure, application-aware services on top of the existing network infrastructure."

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a worldwide leader in security, network services and content processing semiconductor solutions. Cavium Networks' award-winning NITROX and MIPS64-based OCTEON families of processors and accelerator boards offer flexible, scalable and highly-integrated solutions delivering 50Mbps to 10Gbps performance. The company's products are integrated into a wide range of networking equipment that include routers, gateways, network appliances, content switches, wireless LAN access/aggregation points, servers and storage networking devices. Cavium Networks is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA with development centers in Marlboro, MA and Hyderabad, India. For more information, please visit:

For additional information, contact:
Amer Haider
Cavium Networks
2610 Augustine Drive,
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-844-8420 x212

Product photos, datasheets and application notes are available upon request. OCTEON™ and NITROX™ are trademarks of Cavium Networks, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Product photos and datasheets are available upon request. All rights reserved. © Cavium Networks 2009.


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