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Cavium
About us
Cavium, Inc is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for 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, Mobile and Service Provider Equipment. Cavium processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tools and application support, hardware reference designs and other services. Cavium is headquartered in San Jose, CA with design centers in California, Massachusetts, India and China.
FOUNDED:
2001
KEY PERSON:
Syed Ali
Chairman, President and CEO
Syed Ali, is the Chairman, Presiden and CEO of the company, which is a publicly listed semiconductor com pany he founded in 2000 that specializes in building microprocessors for networking, communications, security storage and video applications. Syed has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor business having worked in various roles in design engineering, marketing/sales and business management. During his career he has built several successful businesses and companies.
OFFICES:
Corporate Headquarters in San Jose, California, with design centers in China, California, Massachusetts and India.
CLIENTELE:
Cavium' products have been designed-in by the world's leading networking, wireless, storage and security equipment vendors. Cavium has over 300 customers that include Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, F5 Networks, Huawei, IBM, Juniper, Netgear, Nokia Siemens, Palo Alto Networks and Samsung.
INVESTORS
(PUBLIC) Cavium, trades on the NASDAQ index under the symbol (CAVM), and the company's fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31.
COMPETITORS:
Freescale, Broadcom, Intel
WEBSITE:
PRODUCT OFFERINGS:
Caviumoffers awide variety of highly integrated, embeddedmulti-coreMIPS64,ARM processors, and accelerators for the enterprise, data center, service provider and digital home. Cavium' products are used in a wide variety of networking applications including; Enterprise Networks, Data Centers, Broadband and Consumer, Access and Service Provider, Storage, Video Conferencing, Connected Home and Office Devices.
WHAT NEXT?
Cavium recently expanded its product portfolio with a significant new initiative, Project Thunder, to reshape the next generation cloud and data center. Enterprise, mobile consumer applications and storage are rapidly moving to the cloud. In the enterprise corporations are implementing a range of mission-critical applications and virtua desktops in the cloud. In mobile and consumer networks, millions of users are simultaneously accessing services and applications and collaborating with unprecedented growth and scale. These trends are driving a dramatic change in the data-center causing convergence of computing, networking, security and storage with virtualization. This requires data-centers to consolidate workloads, virtualized networks and implement application-optimized servers and storage in a dramatically lower power and cost envelope. Project Thunder plans to deliver a family of highly integrated, multi-core SoC processors that will incorporate highly optimized, ful custom cores based on 64-bit ARMv8 instruction set architecture (ISA) into an innovative sy-stem-on-chip (SoC) that will redefine features, performance, power and cost metrics for the next generation cloud and datacenter markets.
DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS:
Cavium's products and solutions deliver market leading performance, high integration and low power through a combination of multi-core architecture coupled with targeted hardware acceleration and the extensive set of I/O interfaces in system-on-a-chip designs. Cavium also delivers top to bottom scalability in a fully software compatible manner and has a strong track record of delivering new generations of its product families about every two years. Cavium processors are supported by a rich, comprehensive set of OS, tools, application software stacks and reference designs to enable customers to achieve superior feature sets and fast time to market.
REVENUE MODEL:
Full Year Fiscal 2011 Highlights
  • Record total revenue of $259.2 million
  • Non-GAAP operating margin of 20.38 percent
  • Record non-GAAP EPS of $1.10, vs. $0.89 for fiscal 2010
  • Cash flow from operations of $25.7 million
5 year CAGR: 16.09 percent