VOTE for 6WIND’s OpenStack Summit Session on Accelerating NFVI Using DPDK

Posted on Aug 4, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, DPDK, Events, Networking Performance

VOTE for 6WIND’s OpenStack Summit Session on Accelerating NFVI Using DPDK

Over 1,000 speaker submissions were collected for this year's OpenStack Summit in Paris, November 3-7. I submitted my proposed presentation for Telco Strategies on "High Performance NFV Infrastructure: DPDK Host Applications with Neutron/OpenStack and VNF Acceleration". This presentation will highlight accelerating Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) for Telco Operators to design faster, more flexible applications and services. 100 Gbps of packet processing throughput...

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On your mark, get set, go! SPEED MATTERS DPDK Contest

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in DPDK, Events

On your mark, get set, go! SPEED MATTERS DPDK Contest

Have you registered for SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge? The date is fast approaching when we will announce the winners at Hot Interconnects on Google's campus in Mountain View, California on August 26!  We have over 30 registrants from across the globe and counting! Registration and entries for our SPEED MATTERS DPDK Contest are open until August 1. Our application process to enter the contest is simple...already have a white paper, solution brief or video explaining your DPDK...

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Emulex And 6WIND Develop DPDK Poll Mode Driver For Advanced Network Functions

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Data Plane Acceleration, DPDK, Events, Software Defined Networking

Emulex And 6WIND Develop DPDK Poll Mode Driver For Advanced Network Functions

This week at HP Discover, Emulex announced its partnership with 6WIND to develop the DPDK Poll Mode Driver for the Emulex OneConnect® OCe14000 family of 10Gb and 40Gb Ethernet (10/40GbE) Network and Converged Network Adapters (CNAs). We are excited for this announcement as it gives customers additional flexibility while choosing networking components for their servers. Our 6WINDGate™ packet processing software is the key on top of the Poll Mode Driver (PMD) to unlock networking...

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SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge DPDK Contest Prizes Detailed

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, DPDK, Network Functions Virtualization

SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge DPDK Contest Prizes Detailed

We are continuing our effort to solicit entries for SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge DPDK design and implementation contest. If you are involved in a project with DPDK, flex your expertise in software design by entering our contest. We will have categories for individual and team entries, so solo network design rockstars are encouraged to enter. We have posted details of the prize packs for SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge DPDK design contest online here. We are hoping to reward novel...

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6WIND and Red Hat NFV Foundation

Posted on May 28, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, DPDK, Network Functions Virtualization, Software Architecture

6WIND and Red Hat NFV Foundation

Thank you to Red Hat for joining us for a high energy DemoFriday with SDNCentral last week. We showed our live demo of “Enabling High Performance NFV” with the combination of 6WINDGate packet processing software and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform with a highly engaged and inquisitive audience. Stay tuned for the recording to post within a couple weeks. If you have not already read it, Reporter Kenton Williston wrote an interesting blog about NFV platforms including the...

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High Performance NFV Demo on SDNCentral with 6WIND and Red Hat

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, Network Functions Virtualization, Networking Performance, Networking Protocols, Software Defined Networking

High Performance NFV Demo on SDNCentral with 6WIND and Red Hat

Register for 6WIND’s upcoming DemoFriday on SDNCentral and learn how to build high performance Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) by eliminating network bottlenecks. 6WIND and Red Hat are teaming up to present a demo of high-performance NFV for a routing Virtual Network Function (VNF) using 6WINDGate packet processing software and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. For more information, visit SDNCentral. Friday, May 23, at 10:00 am PDT Register...

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Enabling High Performance NFVI for Telecom Operators

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, Network Functions Virtualization

Enabling High Performance NFVI for Telecom Operators

6WINDGate™ packet processing software includes a high performance Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution for Telecom Operators with its open networking platform for the NFV Infrastructure (NFVI). The solution includes 6WINDGate’s Accelerated Open vSwitch (OVS) module to deliver an aggregated bandwidth of 200 Gbps to Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) using 10 processor cores and Intel® DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit). Based on a fast path architecture, 6WINDGate transparently...

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Visit 6WIND At Red Hat Summit In San Francisco This Week

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, Events, Industry Trends, Virtualization

Visit 6WIND At Red Hat Summit In San Francisco This Week

  Visit 6WIND at Red Hat Summit in SF this Week If you are in San Francisco for Red Hat Summit, stop by 6WIND’s booth #809 to learn more about our 6WINDGate packet processing software solutions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We will demonstrate our accelerated Open vSwitch module for Red Hat and its ecosystem, delivering 200 Gbps throughput. The 6WINDGate Open vSwitch (OVS) Acceleration module is a key feature for the new generation of appliances based on generic platforms so...

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6WIND Announces Industry Leading IPsec and TCP/UDP Termination Performance

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 in Cloud Infrastructure, Data Plane Acceleration, DPDK, Events, High Availability, Network Functions Virtualization, Network Protocols, Networking Performance, Networking Protocols, Processor Platforms, Software Defined Networking, Virtualization

6WIND Announces Industry Leading IPsec and TCP/UDP Termination Performance

Turbo Boost Linux Networking with 6WINDGate™ High Performance Packet Processing Software 6WIND announces industry-leading IPsec and TCP/UDP Termination performance based on its 6WINDGate™packet processing software that implements a fast path architecture to transparently accelerate the Linux networking stack. 6WINDGate benchmarks show similar performance for physical and virtual environments. Integrated in the most complete high performance packet processing commercial software, IPsec...

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6WIND / IXIA High Performance Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Webinar

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in Applications, Data Plane Acceleration, Distributed Architectures, DPDK, Events, Network Functions Virtualization, Virtualization

6WIND / IXIA High Performance Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Webinar

If you were not able to join, or would like to watch the presentation again, please click on the "Download File" link below to access the download page. Download File In this Webinar, we discuss how to eliminate your network bottlenecks when moving from traditional  appliances to software-based NFV. We also review two high performance NFV demos with accelerated Open vSwitch and vBRAS applications that leverage Intel’s DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit) and 6WINDGate packet processing software....

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