Cavium

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Cavium Inc.
Type Public (NASDAQCAVM)
Industry Network Services Processors, Video Processors and Security Processors
Founded 2001
Headquarters San Jose, California, USA
Key people Syed B. Ali, President & CEO
Arthur D. Chadwick, CFO & VP, Finance & Administration
Raghib Hussain, Corporate VP/GM and CTO
Vincent Pangrazio, Senior VP and General Counsel
Anil K. Jain, Corporate VP, IC Engineering
Amer Haider, VP, Corporate and Business Development
Milt Douglass, VP of World-Wide Sales
Syed A. Zaheer, VP, Operations
Employees 500+[1]
Website www.cavium.com

Cavium is a fabless semiconductor company based in San Jose, California specializing in ARM-based and MIPS-based network, video and security processors and SoCs.[2] Cavium offers processor and board level products targeting routers, switches, appliances, storage and servers.

Products[edit]

cnMIPS microarchitecture[edit]

The cnMIPS microarchitecture implements the MIPS64 instruction set.

cnMIPS II microarchitecture[edit]

cnMIPS III microarchitecture[edit]

OCTEON SoCs[edit]

[3]

Model Launch Fab (nm) cnMIPS I-cores Notes
# Core clock (MHz) L2 cache
[KB]
CN3005 2002 90 1 300-500 64
CN3010 1 128
CN3110 1 256
CN3120 2 256
CN3630 4 400-600 512
CN3830 4 1024
CN3840 8 1024
CN3850 12 1024
CN3860 16 1024

OCTEON Plus SoCs[edit]

[4]

Model Launch Fab (nm) cnMIPS I-cores Notes
# Core clock (MHz) L2 cache
[KB]
CN5010 90 1 300-700 128
CN5020 2 128
CN5220 2 500-800 512
CN5230 4 512
CN5430 4 500-700 1024
CN5434 6 1024
CN5530 4 1024
CN5534 6 1024
CN5640 8 600-800 2048
CN5645 10 2048
CN5650 12 2048
CN5740 8 2048
CN5745 10 2048
CN5750 12 2048
CN5830 4 2048
CN5840 8 2048
CN5850 12 2048
CN5860 16 2048

OCTEON II SoCs[edit]

[5]

Model Launch Fab (nm) cnMIPS II-cores Notes
# Core clock (MHz) L2 cache
[KB]
CN6010 65 1 400-800 512
CN6020 2 512
CN6120 2 600-1200 1024
CN6130 4 1024
CN6220 2 800-1000 1024
CN6230 4 1024
CN6320 2 800-1500 2048
CN6330 4 2048
CN6335 6 2048
CN6635 6 2048
CN6645 10 2048
CN6740 8 4096
CN6760 16 4096
CN6860 16 800-1400 4096
CN6870 24 4096
CN6880 32 4096

OCTEON III SoCs[edit]

[6]

Model Launch Fab (nm) cnMIPS III-cores Notes
# Core clock (MHz) L2 cache
[KB]
CN7010 28 1 800-1200 512
CN7020 2 512
CN7120 2 800-1600 512
CN7125 3 512
CN7130 4 512

ThunderX SoCs[edit]

[7]

Model Launch Fab (nm) ARMv8-A-cores Notes
# Core clock (MHz)
CN87xx_xx 2014 28 8-16 Up to 2500
CN88xx_xx 2014 24-48 Up to 2500

History[edit]

Name change[edit]

On June 17, 2011 Cavium Networks, Inc. changed their name to Cavium, Inc.[8]

Acquisitions[edit]

Date Acquired company Historical product line
August 2008 Star Semiconductor ARM-based systems-on-chip processors[9]
December 2008 W&W Communications Video compression software and hardware[10]
December 2009 MontaVista Software Carrier Grade Linux compliant Linux & embedded systems[11]

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