HawkeyeTech HK-5120 Certified By Arm As SystemReady Under The ES Band To Ensure That Software Just Works

Desktop Network System With Marvell 4-Core SoC Officially Certified: Easy And Fast Deployment With And For Software That Just Works.

06/21/2022 – HawkeyeTech, a leading designer and manufacturer of telecommunication, networking and computing equipment, is delighted to confirm that the HK- 5120 desktop network system is officially certified by market-leading semiconductor and software design company Arm under the SystemReady ES band to provide a premium platform solution that “just works” with a wide range of operating systems and software.

The HK-5120 by HawkeyeTech therefore stands out from billions of other networking devices with the confirmation by the chip developers that it can be deployed easily and fast. This compact desktop system is pretested and ready to be configured with Windows, VMWare, Linux and other BSD operating systems. Together with standard software of this ecosystem, the HK-5120 is designed to meet the networking needs of many different industries.

HK-5120 Desktop Network System

The HawkeyeTech HK-5120 is an advanced solution for Intelligent Networking, Security, control plane, and Edge Computing. The system is based on the Marvell Octeon TX2 CN9130 System-on-Chip (SoC) including a quad-core Arm Cortex-A72 using the Arm v8 high-performance CPU technology, ideally suited for a wide range of SOHO, SMB and Enterprise-class applications. Based on advanced technology, this SoC constitutes the highest performance Infrastructure quad-core processor offering.

The Marvell Octeon TX2 CN9130 SoC of the HK-5120 has access to up to 16GB DDR4 main memory by SO-DIMM module. Storage is available with 16GB eMMC flash memory onboard and one microSD slot. There are four Gbit Ethernet RJ-45 network ports plus two GbE RJ-45/SFP combo ports. Wi-Fi or cellular connectivity is possible by M.2 module. USB 3.0 is optionally available.

The HK-5120 is part of HawkeyeTech’s comprehensive security solutions to protect systems and networks from information disclosure, theft of software and data as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services different industries and companies provide. Highly power-efficient security solutions like the HK-5120 provide the performance and flexibility needed to meet the challenges of the contemporary world and ensure the system’s and network’s dependability, integrity and data privacy.

Arm SystemReady ES

The HK-5120 was certified under the Arm SystemReady compliance certification program to ensure that operating systems and subsequent layers of software “just work”. The device meets the SystemReady standards of Windows, VMware, Linux, and BSD OSes, offering seamless interoperability with standard operating systems, hypervisors, and software which ensures the deployment and maintenance of standard firmware interfaces and reduces the cost of maintaining multiple software versions. Compliant systems like the HK-5120 must conform to Arm’s Base System Architecture (BSA) specification and the Server Base Boot Requirements specification (SBBR) to provide the necessary hardware, firmware and software requirements to boot successfully.

Under Arm’s SystemReady compliance program and the standards for the facilitation of software and hardware developer ecosystems, the HK-5120 allows simplified and faster time to market for customers, while also supporting easy deployment and maintenance thus reducing cost.


The SystemReady-certified HawkeyeTech HK-5120 is available now and can be configured according to customer demands and requirements.
Please contact your local HawkeyeTech representative or sales for any questions.

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