Cavium™and Trend Micro Introduce Mobile Edge Computing and NFV Solutions on ThunderX® and OCTEON TX™ Platforms

Delivers Virtualized Network Security Solutions for ARM-based COTS and vCPE Servers

SAN JOSE, CA; BARCELONA, SPAIN Feb 27, 2017 – Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking, and Trend Micro, a global leader in cyber security solutions, today announced the availability of Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS) on Cavium’s ARMv8 ThunderX data center COTS server processors and OCTEON TX multicore processors.  The companies will showcase mobile edge services which include Trend Micro’s VNFS security virtual network functions as part of Cavium’s live virtualized network infrastructure demonstration at this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

“Cavium is showcasing its technology capability to support full End to End 5G use case include Security, Core and Radio Access Networks,” Said Raj Singh, Vice President of Cavium’s Networking and Communications Group. “In addition to the ThunderX processor technologies that run the 5G RAN, the virtualized BBU and mobile core functions, we are also partnering with network threat security leader, Trend Micro, to show operators and telco equipment manufacturers commercial VNFs and services running on a live MEC and NFV platform.”

“Trend Micro believes that an advanced ARM server architecture will benefit telecom operators as they make the transition to a data center-centric 5G model,” said Dr. Terence Liu, Vice President, Network Threat Defense, at Trend Micro.  “Cavium’s end-to-end platform offerings, particularly the ARMv8 ThunderX server family, allow us to offer flexible, high-performance virtual network security functions for the edge of the network to the core.”

Cavium’s live, open source SDN/NFV demonstration based on the ONF/ON.Lab Mobile CORD will also feature Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite at MWC 2017. 


About Cavium
Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), offers a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions for compute, security, storage, switching, connectivity and baseband processing. Cavium’s highly integrated multi-core SoC products deliver software compatible solutions across low to high performance points enabling secure and intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data Center and Service Provider Equipment. Cavium processors and solutions are supported by an extensive ecosystem of operating systems, tools, application stacks, hardware reference designs and other products. Cavium is headquartered in San Jose, CA with design centers in California, Massachusetts, India, Israel, China and Taiwan. For more information, please visit:

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cyber security solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. With more than 5,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables organizations to secure their journey to the cloud. For more information, visit

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