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Cavium, Inc. offers a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions for compute, security, storage, switching, connectivity and baseband processing. Cavium’s highly integrated multi-core SoC products deliver software compatible solutions across low to high-performance points, enabling secure and intelligent functionality in enterprise, data center and service provider equipment. Cavium processors and solutions are supported by an extensive ecosystem of operating systems, tools, application stacks, hardware-reference designs and other products. Cavium is head quartered in San Jose, CA with design centers in California, Massachusetts, India, Israel, China and Taiwan.
Cavium products are used in a wide variety of networking, data center appliance and wireless applications including:
- Enterprise: Routers, SSL proxy and security appliances, WAN optimization, network monitoring enterprise switches, servers and storage applications.
- Data Center: ARMv8 high-performance servers, cloud servers Top of Rack, Spine / Core, Aggregation switches, Intelligent NIC and security.
- Digital Broadband and IoT Getway: Broadband routers, triple play gateways, retail and small office wired and WLAN routers, VoIP phones, IoT decure gateways.
- Access and Service Provider: Mobile 3G/4G/5G, Base station to Core Network Equipment, Aggregation Equipment, Routers, and NFV/Telco Servers.
ThunderX® ARM Processors: Provides the best-in-class 64-bit ARMv8 processors, optimized for enterprise, data center and telco cloud infrastructure. This processor offers an unprecedented level of integration and industry-leading SoC performance. With high-performance efficient cores, single- and dual-socket configurations, high memory bandwidth, large memory capacity, integrated hardware accelerators, fully virtualized core and IO, scalable Ethernet fabric and feature rich I/O’s that enable best-in-class performance-per-dollar/Watt.
XPliant® Highly Programmable Switches: Provides up to 3.2 Terabits per second switching for the most demanding data center networks, at both top of rack and spine. XPliant Packet Architecture (XPA) enables the highest level of table flexibility and extensible header support without any compromise in throughput. XPliant switches provide 1, 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gbps interfaces speeds to interoperate with all Ethernet gear in the network. In addition to flexibility, it also provides shared packet buffer architecture to absorbs the large burst. Cavium's XPA-powered switches are ideal for large scale cloud and data centers, for enterprise and service provider data centers, and as embedded fabric where high performance connectivity is needed.
OCTEON® Multi-core MIPS64 Processors: Industry's most scalable family of highly- integrated embedded processors with 1 to 48 cores and comprehensive HW acceleration. These processors deliver the best performance per Watt and dollar for enterprise and service provider infrastructure applications, integrating control, dataplane, and service processing into a single SoC. Standard interfaces, a robust software development environment, and the broadest embedded multicore ecosystem provide the best time-to-market for OEM designs.
OCTEON® TX Multi-core 64-bit ARMv8 Processors: Industry's most scalable family of highly integrated 64-bit ARM processors supporting a broad spectrum of open, service-centric applications in enterprise and service provider infrastructure. With 1 to 48 cores and comprehensive HW acceleration, OCTEON TX multi-core processors deliver the best performance per Watt and dollar for control plane and data plane applications in networking, security, and storage that need support of an extensive software ecosystem and virtualization features.
OCTEON Fusion-M™ Single Chip Basestation Processors: The industry’s most powerful “Base Station-on-a-Chip” family is specifically designed for LTE and 3G multi-mode picocell, microcell and macrocell base stations as well as for highly intelligent remote radio head units. OCTEON Fusion-M processors combine OCTEON’s widely successful multi-core architecture along with purpose-built baseband DSP cores, extensive LTE/3G hardware accelerators and RF options – including CPRI, JESD204B and JESD207 – into a single chip, slashing the BOM cost and power envelope of a range of base station offerings.
LiquidIO® / LiquidIO® II Smart NICs: Includes two major product families: the LiquidIO / LiquidIO II Network Appliance Smart NICs, and LiquidIO / LiquidIO II Smart NICs. The LiquidIO / LiquidIO II Smart NICs support data center virtualization application load such as distributed firewall, SDN, IPSEC, traffic metering services and shaping and several server offloads including compression, crypto, DPI, TCP and RAID.
Cavium FastLinQ® Ethernet Adapters: QLogic high-performance Ethernet adapters support 10Gb/25Gb/40Gb/100Gb speeds and are ideally suited for enterprise-class data centers, public and private clouds, managed service providers and telco deployments. The feature-rich adapters support Universal RDMA with RoCE & iWARP, server virtualization with NPAR and SR-IOV, network tunneling with VXLAN, NVGRE and GENEVE, and network storage with iSCSI, FCoE & NVMf.
QLogic® Fibre Channel Adapters: From the heart of Fortune 1000enterprise data centers, to managed service providers and telco operators, QLogic Fibre Channel HBAs deliver an uncompromising suite of features, performance and reliability with a comprehensive suite of products from 8GbFC to 32GbFC (Gen6). QLogic Fibre Channel adapters are the gold standard in SAN connectivity, trusted with running mission-critical applications across the world. These products, along with continuous innovation in manageability and flash optimization, make QLogic the industry leader in high-performance storage connectivity solutions.
NITROX® Security Processors and Adapters: The NITROX family supports cryptography and compression at up to 100 Gbps and 2048b RSA Ops at up to 130K Ops/sec. It is ideally suited for cloud servers, data center networking appliances, such as application delivery controllers, load balancers, enterprise/VPN routers, firewalls, traffic monitoring, IPS/IDS and service provider infrastructure. This solution is available as a PCIe Adapter as well as a processor to be added to the motherboard.
NITROX® FIPS Security Adapters: The NITROX XL FIPs HSM adapters support up to 10 Gbps of crypto performance, 35K 2048b RSA Ops/sec and are certified to the stringent FIPS 140-2 Level 3 standard. With up to 32 dynamically resizable FIPS partitions per adapter, these are the only FIPS adapters available in the market that are designed for the cloud environment.
LiquidSecurity™ Appliance: LiquidSecurity Appliances are available as FIPS certified Hardware Security Modules as well as without FIPS certification for central key management and offload operations. The LiquidSecurity family provides up to 32 FIPS 140-2 level 3 partitions or up to 64 non-FIPS partitions and high transactions per second performance for centralized and elastic key management. It is ideally suited for FIPS/Compliance solutions, Crypto As A Service, Database As A Service, Key Management Service and Network Function Virtualization solutions.