SDNCentral – April 2013 Featured Post
In an April 2013 featured post on SDNCentral, Eric Carmès, 6WIND’s CEO, discusses the need for high-performance virtual switches in data centers. The post explains how 6WIND’s accelerated virtual switch solution provides significant improvements in switching performance, leading to increased VM density and reduced OPEX for multi-tenant data centers.
SDNCentral – February 2013 Featured Interview
In a February 2013 Featured Interview on SDNCentral, Eric Carmès, 6WIND’s CEO, discusses SDN, NFV and the commoditization of networking.
4G Trends – October 2012 Issue
The October 2012 issue of 4G Trends includes an article by Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Network Architecture and Packet Processing Technology for NaaS”. This article explains how advanced architectures for packet processing software are required in order to develop cost-effective platforms for network monetization.
CompactPCI, Advanced & MicroTCA Article – Fall 2012 Issue
The Fall 2012 issue of CompactPCI, Advanced & MicroTCA includes an article by Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing (starting on page 13): “High-speed packet processing: the foundation for advanced Network Intelligence applications”. This article examines software solutions used to accelerate overall packet processing performance in 4G Networks, thereby enabling more advanced intelligence capabilities and improved QoS.
EE Catalog Article – September 2012 Issue
The September 2012 issue of EE Catalog includes an article by Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Optimize the Cost-Performance of LTE Networking Equipment”. This article describes how, in order to achieve the necessary wire-speed performance for large numbers of virtual networks, the underlying software architecture of LTE networking equipment must provide optimized support for key technologies such as virtualization, SDN and DPI.
Embedded Intel® Solutions Article – September 2012 Issue
The September 2012 issue of Embedded Intel® Solutions includes the same article by Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Optimize the Cost-Performance of LTE Networking Equipment”.
6WIND Awarded 2012 Systematic Success Story Prize – June 2012
At the heart of the digital revolution, the goals of Systematic, a world-class French Cluster, are to develop the regional economy, boost the competitiveness of local companies and support employment growth by leveraging innovation, training and partnership opportunities. 6WIND joined Systematic in 2009 and is very proud to have been awarded the 2012 Systematic Success Story prize for the 6WINDGate packet processing solution. This prize rewards 6WIND for it’s first-class technology and its contribution to the development of innovation in the Paris region. Click here to read the 6WIND Systematic Success Story (in French).
Linux Journal Feature – June 2012 Issue
The June 2012 issue of Linux Journal features the 6WINDGate Cloud Edition product, describing how it enables suppliers of both physical and virtual appliances for data centers to accelerate their time-to-market while delivering new cloud-optimized solutions with the best possible cost/performance.
High Frequency Traders Article – November 2011 Issue
The November 2011 issue of High Frequency Traders includes an interview with Eric Carmes, 6WIND’s CEO: “Packet Processing in High Frequency Trading”. This article describes how 6WIND’s software addresses the technical challenges associated with packet processing for HFT networking equipment.
Boards and Solutions Magazine Article – October 2011 Issue
The October 2011 issue of Boards and Solutions Magazine (page 16) includes an article by Brian Carr, Strategic Marketing Manager at Emerson Network Power and Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Application portability for multicore packet processing becomes reality”. This article describes how network processor vendors are facing strong competition from mainstream CPUs, how the optimized fast path software environment from 6WIND enables users to consider changing architectures, and how AdvancedTCA® blades from Emerson Network Power allow choices to be realized in practice.
ECN Podcast – October 2011
In this podcast produced by ECN, Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing and Jim St. Leger, Technical Marketing Manager at Intel, discuss the benefits of 6WIND’s support for Intel’s Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) platform.
EE Catalog Article – August 2011 Issue
The August 2011 issue of EE Catalog includes an article by Gene Juknevicius, Technologist and Architect at GE Intelligent Platforms and Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Choosing the Right Hardware/Software Configuration is Vital in Mitigating Development Risk”. This article describes how the right combination of platform hardware and software mitigates the risks of adopting multicore processors for high-performance telecom equipment.
Wireless Design & Development Article – June 2011 Issue
The June 2011 issue of Wireless Design & Development includes an article by Gene Juknevicius, Technologist and Architect at GE Intelligent Platforms and Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Adopting Multicore Processors for 40G Telecom Equipment”. This article describes how GE’s ATCA blades coupled with the 6WINDGate software mitigate the risks of adopting multicore processors for high-performance telecom equipment.
EE Journal Article – March 2011 Issue
The March 2011 issue of EE Journal includes an article by Paul Stevens, Advantech’s Telecom Sector Marketing Director and Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “Multicore Plus Optimized Packet Processing Software: A Solution to the Growing Demand for New Network Capacity”. This article describes how Advantech, using multicore processing blades with 6WIND’s packet-processing software solution, has reduced the overall power consumption of one of their systems from 730W to just over 400W.
CompactPCI & ATCA Systems Article – December 2010 Issue
The December 2010 issue of CompactPCI & ATCA Systems includes an article by Charlie Ashton, 6WIND’s VP of Marketing: “How multicore packet processing software enables cost-effective equipment for 4G networks”. This article discusses how specialized software, designed for high-performance processing of network packets and optimized for multicore processors, enables system designers to meet the conflicting goals of high traffic rates, low system power and minimum system cost.
Intel Embedded Innovator – Winter 2010 Issue
The Winter 2010 issue of Intel Embedded Innovator includes 6WIND’s CEO article, “Fast Path Packet Processing”. It explains how advanced network services can be initially implemented without any fast path and progressively introduced at the fast path level as bandwidth and performance increases. This approach is particularly effective in implementing incremental cost-effective development steps for network and telecommunications equipment.
Embedded Computing Design Article – November 2009 Issue
The November 2009 issue of Embedded Computing Design includes 6WIND’s CEO article, “Multicore progressively powers networking equipment with high-performance software”. This article explains how a well-designed software solution can leverage multicore processors to maximize packet processing performance while also minimizing power and cost. It shows how such a solution benefits networking, telecom, and security equipment and how what was once viewed as purely a hardware problem is best addressed through intelligently designed software.
CompactPCI & ATCA Newsletter Article – November 2009 Issue
The November 2009 issue of CompactPCI & ATCA email newsletter includes 6WIND’s CEO article, “Multicore-Based AdvancedTCA architectures: High availability key in networking layer” It discusses the impact of equipment high availability requirements on a multicore based networking layer.
Embedded Systems Design – October 2009 Issue
The October 2009 issue of Embedded Systems Design magazine is dedicated to multicore. 6WIND’s CEO contributed an article, “Multicores can transform IP-based wired/wireless networking” which has been selected as the cover story for the October issue. You can also find the main article here with its companion bonus article here.