Kontron and Cavium to demonstrate live 40G carrier grade deep packet inspection during Mobile World Congress 2012

Joint demo combines Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) 40G AdvancedTCA® hardware, multi-core packet processors and security DPI software that scales to 1Tbps (1000Gbps) per rack

Montreal, Canada and San Jose, California - February 14, 2011 — Kontron and Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM) today announced they will have a live demonstration during Mobile World Congress 2012 that illustrates how telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) can achieve 1Tbps (1000Gbps) of multi-functional Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) performance on a single integrated COTS hardware/software solution. The demo consists of a 40Gbs AdvancedTCA® DPI-hardened Kontron platform using Cavium’s OCTEON® II 32 core processors and Cavium TurboDPI™ software. Possible implementations by TEMs include network element designs for 4G LTE and carrier cloud-based services that require multi-purpose security of fixed and mobile streaming data. Scheduled presentations will take place at the Cavium booth 2B05 in Hall 2.0, February 27 to March 1, 2012.

This Kontron-Cavium collaboration is yet another key milestone in their efforts to enable TEMs to dramatically reduce their time to design and deploy new network infrastructure equipment for the service-provider market. Kontron has three generations of open standard hardware designed with Cavium multi-core packet processors; this latest project is a significant step towards providing large-scale, application-ready security DPI platforms that can trim a TEM’s design cycle by up to half.

More about the Kontron – Cavium Demo
The blending of Kontron and Cavium hardware and software technologies enables the analysis of data streams to identify protocols and applications, inappropriate URLs, intrusion attempts or malware – all in a single pass at up to 1Tbps (1000 Gbps) performance per system. On hand will be a 40G AdvancedTCA® open modular platform populated with Kontron AdvancedTCA® Packet Processor Blades AT8242 utilized to both generate simulated traffic and perform various simultaneous traffic analyses. Each Kontron blade is designed with dual Cavium OCTEON II MIPS64® multi-core processors (Winner of Best Embedded Processor Award from Linley Group) for a total of 64 cores and 80Gbps packet processor performance.

Cavium TurboDPI Software
TurboDPI utilizes Cavium’s new, patent-pending Uniscan™ technology that is incorporated in all multi-core OCTEON II processors to simultaneously block malicious or inappropriate URLs, identify hundreds of widely used protocols and applications, help block thousands of different intrusion attempts and locate over a hundred thousand varieties of viruses and malware threats, all with just a single scan and with up to 40Gbps performance per processor. TurboDPI solution can be utilized inline or out of band to detect hundreds of protocols including Internet (HTTP, FTP etc), Email (IMAP, POP3, SMTP etc.), Web 2.0 (Facebook, Myspace, etc.), Multimedia (Flash, QuickTime, YouTube, etc.), Peer to Peer (BitTorrent, eDonkey, etc.) and Voice and Messaging (Skype, Google Talk, Yahoo, etc.).

Kontron AdvancedTCA® Packet Processor Blade AT8242
The Kontron AdvancedTCA® 64-Core Packet Processor Blade AT8242 offers high compute performance for demanding security and Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), network applications for SNOW 3G and KASUMI, TCP/IP packet processing acceleration, 4G/LTE Evolved Packet Core Gateways, IPTV and content delivery platforms, Video Optimization, and GPON and EPON elements.

The Kontron AT8242 offers a superior performance per watt, power optimization, embedded virtualization, and a multitude of hardware acceleration features, including DPI acceleration with integrated HFA (RegEx Engine), TCP and ROHC, packet processing, compression, and multi-core scaling.

Cavium OCTEON 68XX Processor Family
The OCTEON II CN6880 multi-core MIPS64 processor includes 32 cnMIPS64 v2 cores, over 85 application acceleration engines, and innovative real-time Power Optimizer features, providing the highest compute and services performance of any standard ISA processor. With 20 configurable Gen2 SERDES, 4 DDR3 controllers, a 4MB L2 Cache, and complete application acceleration, including packet processing, Encryption/Decryption, Deep Packet Inspection (RegEx), Compression/decompression, De-duplication, RAID, and multi-core scaling, the CN6860 offers the highest compute for demanding AdvancedTCA® applications.

Visit Kontron and Cavium at Mobile World Congress 2012
Barcelona – February 27 to March 1, 2012
Kontron – Hall 2.0 – Booth 2A28
Press and Analysts Appointments Online: http://www.kontron.com/mwc2012
Cavium – Hall 2.0 – Booth 2B05
For Demonstration Appointments, please email: angel.atondo@caviumnetworks.com
For more information on the Kontron AdvancedTCA® Packet Processor Blade AT8242, please go to:

For more information about AdvancedTCA®, please go to: http://www.kontron.com/AdvancedTCA

For more information on Cavium TurboDPI, please go to: http://www.caviumnetworks.com/css_turbodpi.html


About Kontron
Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology. With more than 40% of its employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded computing platforms. Kontron’s product longevity, local engineering and support, and value-added services, helps create a sustainable and viable embedded solution for OEMs and system integrators. Kontron works closely with its customers on their embedded application-ready platforms and custom solutions, enabling them to focus on their core competencies. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership and an improved overall application with leading-edge, highly-reliable embedded technology.

Kontron is listed on the German TecDAX stock exchange under the symbol "KBC". For more information, please visit: http://www.kontron.com/

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About Cavium, Inc.
Cavium is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications and the digital home. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to over 100 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access & service provider equipment. Cavium’s processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium’s principal offices are in San Jose, California with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India, Taiwan and China. For more information, please visit: http://www.cavium.com

Cavium Contact Details
Angel Atondo
Cavium, Inc.
Tel: (+1 408) 943-7417

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