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Cavium, Wind River Team Again

Cavium Networks and Wind River expand strategic partnership for networking, communications, and security applications

October 30, 2007

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage and security applications today announced an expanded technology partnership with Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIND), the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River's VxWorks 6.6 SMP product will include out-of-the-box, optimized support for Cavium Networks' OCTEON processors in its initial worldwide release. Combined with Wind River Platform for Network Equipment, Linux Edition support, Wind River On-Chip Debugging JTAG support, this important step will provide comprehensive Wind River product support for the OCTEON processor family. The Wind River DSO portfolio and Cavium Networks' OCTEON Multi-core processors are designed into and targeted for SOHO, SME and enterprise networking, wireless infrastructure and service provider OEM equipment.

"Wind River is investing heavily in our partnership with Cavium Networks due to their leading position in the networking and communications processor market and a broad set of common tier-1 OEM customers," said John Bruggeman, chief marketing officer for Wind River. "We are pleased to offer standard, optimized VxWorks 6.6 symmetric multi-processing (SMP) support for their multi-core processors."

"Through the VxWorks 6.6 SMP operating system solution, Wind River is demonstrating a leadership role in real-time, deterministic SMP operating systems and we see significant market demand for its multi-core capabilities going forward," said Rajiv Khemani, vice president of marketing and sales for Cavium Networks. "Cavium plans to continue our strong relationship with Wind River through product and roadmap alignment as Wind River's extensive technology complements the breadth of Cavium's multi-core, high-performance OCTEON processor line."

Cavium Inc. (Nasdaq: CAVM)

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