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Northforge Joins Cavium PACE Partner Ecosystem to Develop Expert Network Communications

Combined Expertise Accelerates Time to Market and Reduces Development Costs for Customers

OTTAWA, CANADA – September 19, 2013 – Northforge Innovations, a software consulting and development services company dedicated to advancing network communications, is pleased to announce it is now a Cavium PACE partner. Cavium is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent networking, communications, storage, video and security applications and the Cavium PACE ecosystem is an extensive network of world class partners that help reduce time to market and development costs for its customers.

“Accelerating development and time to market carries immense value for Cavium’s customers and Northforge has the proven expertise to make this happen,” said Tasha Castañeda, Senior Marketing Manager, Solutions and Services at Cavium. “We are pleased to add a best-in-class partner like Northforge to the Cavium PACE program.”

Joint customers will benefit from Northforge’s deep network communications development expertise and its experience utilizing network processors to maximize throughput, security, and optimization of bandwidth. Northforge has extensive experience successfully executing large projects, developing and integrating layer 2 to layer 7 protocol stacks, and protocol features, on network processors.

The Cavium OCTEON® family of processors is the industry’s leading embedded multi-core processor line designed into enterprise, data center and service provider equipment including routers, switches, appliances, 3G/4G wireless base stations, RNCs, xGSNs, evolved packet core, services gateways, DPI equipment, storage switches and intelligent server adaptors.

“This is a winning partnership as it offers our joint customers the benefit of robust, high performance network processors from Cavium combined with deep software development and integration experience from Northforge,” said Gordon Song, Director of Engineering at Northforge.  “This combination of processor and integration experience has already delivered great value for many of our customers, and we are excited to now extend that value to more of Cavium’s customers.

About Northforge Innovations
Northforge Innovations, formerly MapleWorks Technology Inc., has established itself as a top-tier firm that specializes in advancing network communications through expert software development services and customizable network management software products.  Since 2004 it has helped more than 60 customers develop hundreds of products that enable the convergence of voice, video, and data. For more information, please visit

About Cavium
Cavium is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Cavium 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:

Cavium Contact
Angel Atondo
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: (408) 943-7417

Northforge Innovations Contact:
Janet Eastman
Director of Marketing
Northforge Innovations

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