FREMONT and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software, and Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, video and security applications, today announced that TeamF1’s customized Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) running on Cavium Networks’ ECONA processor drives NETGEAR’s FVS318G Gigabit VPN Firewall with DMZ, recently launched for the SMB market.
NETGEAR, a global provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products for business and home users, last month announced the launch of its latest ProSafe 8-port VPN Firewall, FVS318G, which provides advanced networking, VPN and security features to small businesses. This device offers a combination of reliable and rich feature-set, fast access speeds and high security jointly enabled by Cavium Networks’ ECONA processor running an optimized version of TeamF1’s software.
“We are pleased to expand our strategic relationship with TeamF1 on the ProSafe FVS318G,” said Jason Leung, NETGEAR’s senior product line manager for SMB security. “TeamF1, with their long standing partnership with Cavium and successful support for the ECONA processors, continues to set the standard as a technology partner for security and networking software solutions to target small-business-class VPN firewalls.”
TeamF1’s Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) is a member of its SMBware(TM) family of sophisticated, pre-packaged solutions with an array of customizable options to provide OEMs/ODMs the ultimate in product flexibility. SGS offers ironclad, advanced connectivity and security while allowing intuitive device management. Options for customization include multiple WAN options, multiple VPN types, a rich firewall / IDS / IPS feature-set and extensive IEEE 802.11 standards support.
“We are proud to support one of the world’s leading networking vendors develop and launch innovative products successfully using our software technology,” said Mukesh Lulla, president, TeamF1, Inc. “Our partnership with Cavium Networks has enabled our engineering teams to work closely with each other to maximize the performance and reduce the risk for our mutual customers, which proves to be a win-win proposition for all involved.”
Cavium Networks’ ECONA family of ARM processors delivers a wide variety of highly integrated embedded SoC options at industry leading BOM cost and performance per watt. These processors implement the ARM(TM) core processor technology along with innovative hardware offload engines to provide up to Gigabit rate processing in the 0.5-1.5W power range. Additionally, optional advanced features such as L7 content inspection hardware are available to provide value added product features for the network connected home and office.
“The ECONA family is specifically designed to provide the best price, performance and power optimization for the small business and home office market,” said Sandeep Vij, VP & GM, Broadband and Consumer Division of Cavium Networks. “We are delighted to be powering innovative products from an established and market-leading provider of SoHo and SMB networking equipment like NETGEAR. Our partnership with TeamF1 will continue to provide even higher performance and feature-rich solutions in the future.”
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR(R) (NASDAQ: NTGR) designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. The company’s product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications among multiple personal computers and other Internet-enabled devices. NETGEAR is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information visit the company’s Web site at www.netgear.com or call (408) 907-8000.
TeamF1, Inc. a privately held corporation headquartered in Fremont, California, is a leader in high performance embedded networking and security software. TeamF1’s products enable secure networking of telecom/datacom and industrial equipment, and provide the infrastructure components needed for switching and wireless products in various market segments. For more information visit the company’s website at www.TeamF1.com or contact TeamF1 Public Relations at 510/505-9931.
About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 20 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium Networks principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts and India. For more information, please visit: www.caviumnetworks.com .