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Cavium and Leading Partners Showcase ThunderX® ARM-based Server Platforms, QLogic® FastLinQ Ethernet Adapters and Fibre Channel HBAs for High Performance Computing at SC16

Salt Lake City, Utah – November 15, 2016 – Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, today announced the showcasing of ThunderX based workload optimized server platforms and the QLogic FastLinQ Ethernet Adapters and Fibre Channel HBAs for High Performance Computing, Data Analytics, Scale Out Storage and Hyperscale Data Centers at SC16 in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The show Expo dates are from Monday, November 14th to Thursday, November 17th.

ThunderX is Cavium's 64-bit ARMv8 server processor family for next generation high performance computing and hyperscale workloads. With up to 48 high-performance custom cores, single and dual socket capability, high memory bandwidth and 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 compute, storage, network and security workloads in the cloud, and is widely supported by industry-leading OS, hypervisor, software tool and application vendors. ThunderX is also optimized for networking specific workloads such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

From the heart of the data center, to the edge of the enterprise, and in the cloud, QLogic® Fibre Channel and Ethernet adapters deliver an uncompromising suite of features, performance and reliability with a comprehensive suite of offerings that span 10GbE to 100GbE, and 8GFC to 32GFC (Gen6). QLogic Fibre Channel adapters are the gold standard in SAN connectivity, trusted with running mission critical applications across the world, and the QLogic FastLinQ Ethernet adapters are the most flexible data networking solutions in the industry supporting FCoE, iSCSI and RDMA transports. Together, these products make Cavium the industry leader in high performance network connectivity solutions.

Show Highlights and Demonstrations
Cavium executives will be available to discuss the broad range of ThunderX based production platforms, which are ideal for critical workloads such as highly parallel HPC applications, scale out storage with CEPH, Apache Hadoop for Big Data Analytics, distributed data bases such as MySQL & Cassandra, and Web Serving with NGINX. In addition to the ThunderX based ODM and OEM platforms, Cavium's QLogic® FastLinQ Ethernet Adapters and Fibre Channel HBAs will be on display at Cavium's booth #4057 including:

  • QLogic FastLinQ 10/25/40/50/100 Gb Ethernet Adapters
  • QLogic Enhanced Gen5 and Gen6 Fibre Channel Adapter
  • ThunderX System Partners including: Aewyn, E4, Gigabyte and Lenovo

Cavium representatives will also be presenting more details on ThunderX at a number of partner sponsored events during the week. These events include the ARM HPC User Group as well as presentations at the Red Hat and SUSE booths during the week at the Convention Center.

To schedule a meeting at SC16, please send an email to and enter SC16 Meeting Request in the subject line.


About Cavium
Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 1Gbps to 100Gbp that enable secure, intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data Center, Broadband/Consumer, Mobile and Service Provider Equipment, highly programmable switches which scale to 3.2Tbps and Ethernet and Fibre Channel adapters up to 100Gbps. Cavium processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tools and application support, hardware reference designs and other products. Cavium is headquartered in San Jose, CA with design centers in California, Massachusetts, India, China and Taiwan. For more information, please visit :

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