Press Release
September 8, 2009

Tuxera Announces NTFS Support for Cavium Networks ECONA Family of ARM®-Based Energy Efficient System-on-Chip (SoC) Processors for the Digital Home

Tuxera’s Next Generation NTFS Driver delivers significantly accelerated file system performance on ECONA Family of CNS3XXX Processors

HELSINKI, FINLAND: Tuxera, the leading provider of high-performance NTFS and exFAT file system drivers, 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. Tuxera’s interoperable file system drivers are a natural fit for hardware manufacturers as well as software and system integrators. Cavium’s ECONA and OCTEON® processors will be presented at Broadband World Forum Europe on September 7-9 2009 in booth # 158.

As a Cavium PACE (Partnership to Accelerate Customer End-solutions) member, Tuxera provides to Cavium’s customers high-performance NTFS file system drivers that ensure seamless interoperability with Windows-based computers.” Tuxera CEO Mikko Välimäki comments: “It has been a pleasure to work together with Cavium Networks’ cutting-edge product development. Once again, end users will benefit from increasing usability and performance with low costs. We strongly believe that file system interoperability will be a standard feature in every high-end home entertainment device.”

Sridhar Gollapudi, Director of Marketing for Connected Home and Office Group at Cavium Networks notes: “The performance enhancement that is evident with Tuxera’s file system accelerators provides a good fit with the advanced storage processing capabilities of the ECONA CNS3XXX SoC processors. With the additional functionality and high performance that this joint solution provides, we are certain that customer adoption for high-end applications such as Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Media Servers will be very successful.”

The recently announced Cavium Networks next generation ECONA CNS3XXX family of ARM-based energy-efficient processors offer 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. The processors are targeted for applications including FTTH broadband gateways, network attached storage appliances, multimedia picture frames, media and print servers, IP cameras and wireless access points.

For further information:

Mikko Välimäki, CEO
Tel. +358-50-598-0498
email: mikko at tuxera dot com

Cavium Networks Contact:
Angel Atondo, Marketing Communications Manager
Tel. +1-650-623-7033
email: angel dot atondo at caviumnetworks dot com

About Tuxera. Tuxera offers NTFS and exFAT file system drivers that guarantee plug and play Windows interoperability. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS driver has over 10 million installations. We were the first to implement reliable NTFS read/write support on Linux, Mac OS X, and other systems. Tuxera is also the first to offer exFAT for any system based on extensive collaboration with Microsoft including intellectual property and alliance agreements. Tuxera’s customers include leading software, semiconductor, and consumer electronics companies. Together we design the future of file system interoperability. See more from

About Cavium Networks. Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage, wireless and video applications. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 20 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium Networks principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts and India.