Cavium Networks and Intoto Deliver Standards Based Security Solutions

3/3/2004 - Cavium Networks, the cost and performance leader in security processing, and Intoto Inc, a leading provider of security software solutions, announced a range of integrated, standards based hardware and software security solutions that scale from 100Mbps to 1Gbps in Firewall and VPN performance with Cavium’s NITROX security processors and Intoto’s iGateway security software on the Intel® IXP4XX and Intel® Architecture processors. This offering enables networking OEM vendors to rapidly and cost-effectively develop feature-rich integrated security appliances and gateway devices suitable for a wide range of products addressing SOHO/SME to large enterprises.

Cavium’s NITROX with Intoto iGateway security software on an Intel® Pentium 4 processor delivered 1Gbps of measured performance with full-featured VPN & Firewall capabilities. Intoto’s iGateway Firewall and iGateway VPN software works with Cavium’s NITROX family of security macro processors on Intel® IXP 4XX and Intel Architecture processors.

"Integration of Cavium’s security processors with ICSA-certified Intoto iGateway software delivers robust and off-the-shelf commercial security solutions to our mutual customers," said Rajiv Khemani, vice president, marketing, Cavium. “Cavium’s highly efficient macro-processing APIs along with the industry’s widest security processor product line have enabled us to deliver leading performance and scale across a number of processors and operating systems.”

Cavium’s NITROX family of security processors and NITROX XL family of PCI accelerator cards offers the industry’s widest range of products for symmetric and asymmetric encryption. In addition to an extensive product line and best performance, Cavium products offer highly efficient protocol and packet processing and multi-protocol capabilities that include support for SSL, IPSec, IPv6 and Wireless LAN security.

“The need for security functionality is now prevalent in most networking equipment, including Edge Routers, VPN Gateways, Wireless LAN Switches, and Storage devices,” said Ton Steenman, general manager, Embedded Intel Architecture division. “Cavium’s NITROX security processors and Intoto’s iGateway security software solutions for Intel processor platforms will further accelerate robust and high performance security functionality across these networking devices.”

Intoto’s iGateway Firewall is a full-featured Firewall with NAT, application level gateways, user based policies and has been certified by ICSA Labs for Corporate Firewall 4.0 criterion. iGateway VPN software is enterprise class VPN software with support for IPSec, IKE and advanced protocols for PKI infrastructure. Intoto’s iGateway VPN software has been certified by VPNC and ICSA Labs VPN 1.0b and 1.1 certification. Intoto’s security software roadmap includes Wireless Security, Intrusion Protection, URL Filtering and SSL VPN.

“Optimized system solutions are very essential for the OEM customers to accelerate their time to market and Cavium and Intoto have been successful in achieving that goal with this integration”, said Sathyan Iyengar, President & CEO of Intoto Inc. "We are very pleased to partner with Cavium to deliver high-performance security solutions on the Intel processors and Cavium security macro processor family. Intoto is a proven leader in delivering fully integrated system solutions and our comprehensive roadmap provides a complete solution to OEM customers”.

Cavium NITROX family of security processors and the NITROX XL Boards are available immediately from Cavium along with Intel IXP4XX and Intel Architecture drivers for Linux operating system. Intoto iGateway Firewall and iGateway VPN software optimized for Cavium security processors on Intel IXP4xx and Intel Architecture systems are available immediately from Intoto.

About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a semiconductor solutions company delivering the industry's largest family of network security products. Cavium's award winning NITROX families of security processors and NITROX XL families of accelerator boards offers solutions delivering 50 Mbps to 10Gbps of encryption bandwidth with 1K to 50K RSA/DH operations per second. Cavium's highly integrated, feature rich NITROX families of Security Macro Processors deliver unprecedented performance in wired and wireless network security applications and SSL based secure e-Business while significantly reducing the cost and complexity of deployment. Cavium Networks is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA with an IC design center in Marlboro, MA. For more information, please visit:

About Intoto Inc
Intoto Inc. is a provider of secure embedded gateway infrastructure software to equipment manufacturers and processor vendors in the communications gateway market. Intoto offers iGatewayTM product platform, a fully integrated comprehensive embedded gateway software platform. This enables equipment manufacturers to create and rapidly deploy fully validated, reliable gateway equipment. Founded in 1998, Intoto Inc. is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA USA. More information about Intoto, Inc. is available from its Web site at

NITROXTM is a trademark of Cavium Networks, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. iGateway is a trademark of Intoto Inc. Intel, Intel Pentium and Intel IXP 4XX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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