MontaVista’s announces Carrier Grade Edition
MontaVista’s six 9’s capabilities combined with
pioneering low power devices deliver a new level of capabilities for ARM basednetwork
Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2012 – MontaVista® Software,
LLC, a leader in embedded Linux® commercialization services, today announced
the release of MontaVista Carrier Grade Linux for ARM. In four years, the number
of network devices will be double the size of the world population, according
to Cisco VNI, 2011. This explosion roughly equates to four times the amount
of network traffic ushering the world into the Zeta byte era. Providers of next
generation network equipment can’t build out this quadrupling of capacity using
the traditional power hungry architectures. Every strategy from cloud computing
to right sizing performance and power in the underlying hardware must be deployed
in order to achieve the momentous goal in a power envelope the world’s power
grid can sustain.
MontaVista has been pioneering many Linux first on ARM for over a decade. Key
features like Execute in ROM, Dynamic Power Management, ARM real-time support,
and being the first Linux in a mobile phone are all capabilities pioneered by
MontaVista and the ARM Licensees.
As the energy-efficient architecture leader, ARM has been pioneering low power
devices for decades. No surprise that ARM Licensees have a new line of chips
targeted at the network infrastructure coming to market. Building on the momentum
of ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ processor-based solutions already used in the infrastructure
market, there will be several Cortex A-15 processor-based solutions hitting
the market in 2012.
MontaVista, the leader in Carrier Grade Linux with proven six 9’s performance,
has ported their 6th generation of CGE to the ARM architecture on ECONA 3, an
ARM1176™ based processor. Additionally MontaVista is committed to the on-going
expansion of their telecom solution to ARMv7 processors, including Cortex- A9
and Cortex-A15 in the coming year.
The combination of MontaVista Carrier Grade Edition 6 and ARM solutions will
pioneer a new era for the Telecom market in the Zeta byte Era delivering reliability
and low power devices with high performance.
“ARM is pleased that MontaVista is expanding its Telecom Solutions to include
support for the ARM architecture. Network infrastructure is a key market where
ARM partners can deliver new levels of performance and energy-efficiency using
ARM Cortex-A series processors,” said Lance Howarth, executive vice-president
of marketing, ARM. “This is an important development as our partners seek to
deliver highly reliable, high-performance multicore solutions for energy-efficient
wireline and wireless infrastructure."
About MontaVista Software
MontaVista Software, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavium,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), is a leader in embedded Linux commercialization. For
over 10 years, MontaVista has been helping embedded developers get the most
out of open source by adding commercial quality, integration, hardware enablement,
expert support, and the resources of the MontaVista development community. Because
MontaVista customers enjoy faster time to market, more competitive device functionality,
and lower total cost, more devices have been deployed with MontaVista than with
any other Linux. To learn more, please visit www.mvista.com
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