Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Samsung Picks Cavium's OCTEON Processors

Samsung Electronics will use Cavium Networks' latest OCTEON processors for 3G/4G systems.

Applications for the OCTEON Processors include 4G Base stations and Packet Core environments, which require unprecedented levels of scalability, performance, security and deep packet inspection. Cavium's line of OCTEON Processors from 1 to 32 cores with integrated advanced 3G/4G hardware accelerators are optimized for cost, performance and power for these demanding 4G requirements.

"The demand for secure and intelligent mobile data is growing at a record pace, and the telecom industry is looking for a simple and cost-effective way for the evolution from 3G/WiMAX to LTE/WiMAX 2," said YJ Kim, General Manager, Infrastructure Processor Group, Cavium Networks. "We are delighted to have Samsung as a customer and enable compelling functionality and performance in their 3G/4G systems."http://www.caviumnetworks.com