The Need    Cavium
Increase the performance of a full featured Access Point to support 802.11ac throughput requirements for high performance wireless networks

Our Approach   

  • Port design from CN-6xxx family and SDK 2.3 to CN-7020-800 processor and Cavium SDK 3.1
  • Migration and integration from Linux 2.6.32 to 3.10.20 kernel
  • Performance optimization of Ethernet Driver

Customer Benefit
   Northforge Expertise

  • Increased performance throughput to 2.5 Gbps (~4x)
  • Customer able to offer 802.11ac AP with 2.5 Gbps WiFi performance