Mountain View, Calif., May 6, 2011 - Salesforce.com
(NYSE: CRM) and Cavium Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM),
received 2011 GROW! Awards from ACG Silicon Valley at
a sold-out ceremony held at the Computer History Museum
in Mountain View, California, on May 5, 2011.
Salesforce.com received the GROW! Award for Oustanding
Growth Company, while Cavium Networks, Inc., won the GROW!
Award for Emerging Growth Company. Sheryl Chamberlain,
Senior Director Technology Alliance at EMC, received the
ACG Outstanding Membership Award.
Ron Conway, noted Silicon Valley angel investor, keynoted
the awards ceremony. James Chapman, ACG Silicon Valley
President and partner with Foley & Lardner, served
as Master of Ceremonies. Proceeds from the event benefited
the Computer History Museum.
ACG Silicon Valley, which is the Silicon Valley Chapter
of the Association for Corporate Growth, selected the
winning 2011 companies in each category via a thorough
review of the historical financial performance of all
public companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. This
screening process produced a short-list of nominees in
each award category that the selection committee then
researched, considered, and debated before each member
voted on final candidates.
The 2011 GROW! Awards were sponsored by Platinum Underwriting
Sponsors Foley & Lardner LLP and NetApp. Gold Sponsors
include: BDO; Deloitte; EMC; Insperity; Kaye Scholer;
Sheppard Mullin; Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal;
and Wells Fargo.
Silver Sponsors include: BroadVision/Clearvale; Comerica
Bank; FLG Partners; Hopkins Carley; Houlihan Loukey; KPMG;
Needham; Opinion Bridge; Pagemill; Robert Half; and Silicon
Bronze Sponsors include: Aspire; BNY Mellon; Cadence;
CBIZ MHM; Clos de la Tech; Cypress; Effect Design; Heffernan
Insurance Brokers; Lunder Real Estate Services; McGladrey;
Merrill Datasite; SingerLewak; SRPR | Shev Rush Public
Relations; and Vision Systems International.
The Association for Corporate Growth (ww.acg.org)
is a global learning and networking organization specifically
for executives driving their company's growth strategy.
Active global membership exceeds 13,000 executives from
corporations, private equity, finance, and professional
service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000,
FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 56 chapters in North
America, Europe and Asia.
ACG Silicon Valley provides an exclusive venue where
CEOs and senior corporate executives form valuable business
relationships and learn and link to the future of Silicon
Valley. The 27 year old chapter strives to provide an
environment where members, over seventy percent of whom
are senior executives, gain access to key insight, knowledge,
About Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated
semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing
in networking, communications and the digital home. Cavium
Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software
compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps
to 40+ Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality
in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access
& 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,
California with design team locations in California, Massachusetts,
India, Taiwan and China. For more information, please
For additional information, contact:
Cavium Networks Contact:
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager,
Cavium Networks, 805 East Middlefield Road,
Mountain View, CA 94043,
Telephone: +1 650-623-7033.