D2 Technologies to offer VoIP support for Cavium Networks new single and dual core OCTEON™ MIPS64® based Processor Family

Santa Barbara, CA and Santa Clara, CA January 30, 2006 – D2 Technologies, a leader in “softDSP based” VoIP software solutions and Cavium Networks, a world leader in security, network services, and embedded processor solutions today announced D2 Technologies vPort software for VoIP Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) will be available on Cavium Networks new OCTEON CN31XX, CN30XX MIPS64 based processors. The combined solution will be used by Networking OEM Vendors that need to add VoIP ports to Secure Routers and Gateways, Triple Play devices and Wireless Gateways.

“D2 Technologies leadership in “softDSP” VoIP CPE software makes vPort the ideal solution to enable ODMs to add VoIP functionality to devices based on the OCTEON product line without requiring the addition of a DSP chip,” said David Wong, President of D2 Technologies. “Working with Cavium and offering optimized support for the OCTEON processor family enables us to provide a solution for next generation gateways with integrated Data and Voice functionality along with critical network security.”

D2 Technologies vPort software provides a complete VoIP CPE solution with rich voice features including the SIP signaling protocol, RTP packetization, Adaptive Jitter Buffer, G.729AB, G.711, G.726 and iLBC Voice Compression, DTMF/CP Tone Generation/Detection, DTMF Relay, VAD/Silence Compression, Packet Loss Compensation, G.168 Echo Canceller, and T.38 FAX Relay.

“The new OCTEON processors enable highly integrated, cost effective networking equipment that can process voice, video and data traffic with unprecedented levels of data and security services,” said Rajiv Khemani, Vice President, Marketing of Cavium Networks. “We are pleased to be working with D2 Technologies to deliver a complete VoIP solution for OCTEON processors, which will reduce time to market and fuel increased VoIP deployment in next generation OEM networking systems.”

Cavium Networks’ OCTEON MIPS64 based processor family consists 1 – 16 MIPS64 based cores with application performance ranging from 100Mbps to 10Gbps and price points starting under $20. The OCTEON processor family provides networking vendors a single chip with integrated Ethernet and/or SPI4.2 networking interfaces, up to 144bit DRAM DDR-2 memory controller, optional RLDRAM2/DDR-2 memory controller, along with the industry’s most advanced security and application hardware acceleration.