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Cavium Announces Financial Results for Q3 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif., October 28, 2015 – Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.
Net revenue in the third quarter of 2015 was $105.1 million, a 0.1% sequential increase from the $105.0 million reported in the second quarter of 2015 and a 7.4% year-over-year increase from the $97.8 million reported in the third quarter of 2014.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Results
Net income in the third quarter of 2015 was $4.2 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, compared to net loss of $6.4 million, or $(0.11) per diluted share in the second quarter of 2015. Gross margins were 65.5% in the third quarter of 2015 compared to 64.1% in the second quarter of 2015. Total cash and cash equivalents were $131.0 million at September 30, 2015.

Non-GAAP Results
Cavium believes that the presentation of non-GAAP financial measures provides important supplemental information to management and investors regarding financial and business trends relating to Cavium’s financial condition and results of operations. These measures should only be used to evaluate Cavium’s results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures. The reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP financial results is provided in the financial statements portion of this release.

In the third quarter of 2015, Non-GAAP net income was $22.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted share. Non-GAAP gross margin was 65.9% and Non-GAAP operating margin (non-GAAP income from operations as a percentage of revenue) was 21.8%.

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Cavium, Inc. will broadcast its third quarter of 2015 financial results conference call today, October 28, 2015, at 2 p.m. Pacific time (5 p.m. Eastern time).  The conference call will be available via a live web cast on the investor relations section of the Cavium website at  Please access the website at least a few minutes prior to the start of the call in order to download and install any necessary audio software. An archived web cast replay of the call will be available on the web site for a limited period of time.

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

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