Cavium is a fabless semiconductor company based in San Jose, California specializing in ARM-based and MIPS-based network, video and security processors and SoCs. Cavium offers processor and board level products targeting routers, switches, appliances, storage and servers.
The company went public in May 2007 with about 175 employees. As of 2011, following numerous acquisitions, it had about 850 employees worldwide, of whom about 250 were located at company headquarters in San Jose. Cavium’ products have been designed-in by the world's leading networking, wireless, storage and security vendors. Cavium’s design wins are at companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba Networks, Cisco, Citrix, F5 Networks, Furukawa Electric, GE Fanuc, IBM, Juniper, Motorola ECC, Netgear, Nokia, Radisys, Sofaware, Sonicwall, and Qualcomm. Cavium has received numerous awards recognizing the product line and company performance, including 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500,2013 Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company etc.