2011 International CES, MOUNTAIN VIEW, USA: Cavium Networks, a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home, announced that Tenda Technology, a recognized leader in wireless and LAN networking for consumer, SOHO and small business users, has begun to deploy their next generation of security router product family based on Cavium’s ECONA multi-core ARM11 MPCore System-On-Chips (SOCs).
Delivering industry’s best performance at very cost-effective price points, this product family offers scalable platforms targeting low-, mid- and high-end SOHO and SMB applications. Tenda Technology is second largest vendor by unit shipments in China for SMB and Security gateways.
As businesses world-wide are transforming to deploy advanced technologies like cloud-based services, and corporate-wide social networking, protecting the corporate network has become a very critical imperative. As corporations grow, securing their branch offices while ensuring that their remote employees have access to all of the corporate networks and services has also become a challenge. This demands a scalable platform that provides a unique combination of high processing capacity, security and scalability, hardware acceleration and low power consumption.
Cavium’s ECONA processors provide the best performance per dollar and best performance per watt in the industry. With best-of-breed technologies like full offload for protocol processing for IPSec, SSL and DTLS as well as bulk encryption, the ECONA CNS3XXX SoC provides wire-speed crypto performance under 2W.
Tenda’s entire SMB router product line is based on Cavium’s ECONA CNS3XXX SoC, Tenda has utilized all of the advanced technology from ECONA CNS3XXX to enable their products to support advanced features like Internet Access Management, Stateful firewall, IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, and URL filtering to address the critical market demands.
“In order to ensure we introduce the most innovative and leading-edge product in the market, we undertook a very comprehensive and stringent evaluation process for selecting the processor solution for our entire SMB router products”, said Quan Dengping, CEO of Tenda Technology. “I am very happy to declare that Cavium’s multi-core ECONA platforms met our requirements on all counts and delivered superior performance, features and low power that enabled us to deploy our newest generation of SMB routers that are truly best-in-class in the market today”.
“As one of the largest wired and wireless SOHO/SMB Router vendors in emerging markets such as China, Tenda Technology is a renowned innovator in developing security solutions that consistently meet the stringent performance, feature and cost requirements for these markets” said Manoj Gujral, VP and GM of Broadband and Consumer Division at Cavium Networks,. “We are proud to be part of Tenda Technology’s initiative to extend this leadership and look forward to continuing this successful partnership to deliver market-leading products in the future.”