Cavium Receives Readers and Editors Choice Award From HPCwire

AUSTIN, Tex., November 17 – Cavium, Inc. announced today. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enables intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud wires and wireless networking, has its 48 core ARMv8-core ThunderX workload optimized processor won the Readers and Editors Choice Award for the Top 5 New Products or Technologies to Watch for presentation at the 2015 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15), in Austin, Texas. The list of winners was revealed in the HPCwire booth at the event, and on the HPCwire website, at

The stylish annual HPCwire Readers and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a worldwide nomination and voting process HPCwire community, as well as selections from the HPCwire editors. The awards are an annual feature of the publication and are a prestigious recognition by the HPC community. These awards are revealed each year to the start of the annual supercomputing conference, showcasing 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 bandwidth and memory 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 computing, storage, network and cloud security workloads, and is widely supported by OS, hypervisor, software tool and vendors industry-leading applications. ThunderX is also optimized for networking specific workloads such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

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

“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 the delivery and deployment of end users in some of HPC’s leading customer environments worldwide. “

HPCwire readers are among the most knowledgeable in the HPC community and ultimately these awards are given to the organizations that make the most impact in advancing technology and humanity itself through high performance computing, ”said Tom Tabor, Chief Officer Executive Tabor Communications, publisher HPCwire. “The HPCwire The Readers ‘and Editors’ Choice Awards send a strong message of support and appreciation from those in the global HPC community. We are pleased to acknowledge these efforts each and congratulate all the winners. “

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About Cavium, Inc.

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

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