D2s’ vPort Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Solution Supports Cavium Networks’ ECONA Family of ARM®-based Energy Efficient System-on-Chip (SoC) Processors for the Digital Home

D2 and Cavium give OEMs a high performing, low power communications solution for carrier/enterprise class networking equipment offering converged voice/video/data

SANTA BARBARA, CA — September 8, 2009 — D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced support for the ECONA CNS3XXX ARM-based energy efficient processors from Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, video and security applications.  When paired with D2’s vPort embedded IP communications platform, Cavium’s ECONA Family gives OEMs and ODMs a cost effective way to quickly deliver to market new CPE equipment for the home and/or office offering converged voice, video and data capabilities. 

Cavium’s ECONA and OCTEON processors will be presented at Broadband World Forum Europe on September 7-9 2009, being held in Paris at CNIT La Defense in booth # 158.

As a Cavium PACE (Partnership to Accelerate Customer End-solutions) member, D2 Technologies is delivering communication software products that, when integrated with the ECONA CNS3XXX SoC processors, support the development of carrier/enterprise class networking equipment to deliver today’s most in-demand consumer services.  D2’s industry-leading vPort embedded IP communications platform enables OEMs to create products that deliver converged voice, video and data, including today’s most popular services such as VoIP, Voice over Instant Messaging (VoIM) such as Skype, GoogleTalk, Yahoo! and MSN, video over IP and Internet Multimedia Systems (IMS).

“Our customers have asked for a processor that requires as little as a single watt of power, and ECONA CNS3XXX is the result,” said Sandeep Vij, vice president and general manager, Broadband and Consumer Division, Cavium Networks.  “By incorporating D2 Technologies’ vPort product, we help customers speed next generation VoIP-enabled broadband and connected home devices to market.”

“D2 has a strong partner in Cavium Networks, and we continue to build on the number collaborative offerings available to top-tier OEMs creating a diverse range of service provider and enterprise networking products,” said Doug Makishima, chief operating officer at D2 Technologies.  “By adding support for the ECONA line of processors to our roster, we once again offer manufacturers and designers an unbeatable turnkey solution for quickly meeting their needs for new and improved multi-mode, multi-protocol, multi-service communications offerings.”

About Cavium Networks’ ECONA CNS3XXX Family

The recently announced Cavium Networks next generation ECONA CNS3XXX family of ARM-based energy efficient processors offers single and dual ARM11 MPCore™ processors, a rich set of integrated hardware accelerators and a range of I/Os for glueless voice, video and data connectivity.  Sophisticated power management techniques enable super low-power operation starting at less than 1 Watt.  The ECONA CNS3XXX family is targeted for applications including FTTH broadband gateways, network attached storage appliances, multimedia picture frames, media and print servers, IP cameras and wireless access points.  More information can be found at http://www.caviumnetworks.com/processor_ECONA-ARM.html.

About D2 Technologies

D2 delivers proven communication software products – from embedded IP communications software and protocols to converged user interfaces – that enable rich, universal communication in any class of device or equipment.   The company’s software provides the industry’s only platform for merging any communication network, protocol or service to deliver a unified, seamlessly connected experience.  D2 is also the VoIP software market leader, embedded in a wide variety of different devices that process billions of minutes per month. To learn more about how D2 is enabling a world of unified communications, go to www.D2tech.com


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