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Enea OSE Multicore Edition Supports Cavium Networks’ OCTEON Plus Processor Family

Enea® OSE unique multicore RTOS design, coupled with Cavium Networks' OCTEON Plus platform delivers exceptional performance and ease of development to designers of 3G and 4G wireless infrastructure.

Enea® (Nordic Exchange/Small Cap/ENEA), a global software and services company focused on solutions for communication-driven products, today announced that its recently released Enea OSE® Multicore Edition now supports the Cavium (NASDAQ: CAVM),  OCTEON Plus Multicore MIPS64. OSE Multicore Edition features a groundbreaking kernel design that blends the advantages of both traditional Asymmetric Multiprocessing (AMP) and Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP). For developers of advanced communications equipment the combination of OSE Multicore Edition and the Cavium OCTEON offers maximum performance with unparalleled ease of development.  

"Enea has been a leader in providing real-time operating systems and embedded development tools optimized for multiprocessing systems to Tier-1 vendors for over 20 years," said Mathias Båth senior vice president of marketing at Enea. 

"Cavium's OCTEON processor family is a leading player in the communications market and we are pleased to work with Cavium to provide a market-ready, high-performance, feature-rich hardware and software solution for our common customers." "Cavium's OCTEON multicore processor family is being used by world-leading networking, broadband, and wireless 3G and 4G infrastructure vendors," said Rajiv Khemani, vice president and general manager, network and communications division at Cavium Networks.  "We are pleased to build upon our existing joint customer base and support Enea's next generation OSE Multicore Edition on our OCTEON multicore processor family."   

Enea OSE Multicore Edition lies at the heart of Enea's comprehensive approach to supporting developers working on multicore systems. In addition to its high performance RTOS, Enea provides the Eclipse-based Enea Optima development tools, a suite of powerful system debug and profiling tools. Completing Enea's solution is a professional services team unmatched in the industry.  Enea consultants are prepared to support the full range of the development lifecycle from multicore architectural advice, to platform adaptation, to application development that unleashes the power of today's processors.     The OCTEON processor family is the industry's broadest Multi-core MIPS64 based processor family with over 30 different integrated processors with application performance ranging from 1Gbps to 40+Gbps.

The OCTEON processor family consists of processors with 1 to 16 cores on a single chip with integrated multiple GEs, 10GEs, sRIO, PCI-X or PCI-express networking interfaces with industry leading hardware acceleration for packet processing, quality of service, TCP, Security, compression / decompression and pattern matching. 

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