6WIND Demonstrates Virtual Accelerator for NFV Infrastructure at HP Discover

Barcelona, Spain, December 2, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today announced that it will demonstrate Virtual Accelerator, the first product in its new Speed Series family, at HP Discover. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator provides accelerated virtual switching and networking features for virtual infrastructures to enable Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), data center virtualization and network appliance virtualization. At HP Discover, 6WIND will demonstrate wire speed 240 Gbps aggregate bandwidth on an HP server running an IP Router Virtual Machine (VM).
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6WIND Welcomes New Board Member Al Snyder

Santa Clara, California, November 19, 2014 – 6WIND today announced the addition of a new Board Member, Al Snyder. As 6WIND’s new Board Member based in the North America region, Al brings nearly 40 years of executive experience within Telcos, networking equipment providers and IT companies.
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6WIND Demonstrates Virtual Accelerator for NFV Infrastructure at Dell World

Austin, Texas, November 5, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today announced that it will demonstrate Virtual Accelerator, the first product in its new Speed Series family, at Dell World. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator provides accelerated virtual switching and networking features for virtual infrastructures to enable Network Function Virtualization (NFV), data center virtualization and network appliance virtualization. At Dell World, 6WIND will demonstrate wire speed 240 Gbps aggregate bandwidth on Dell’s NFV platform running an IP Forwarding virtual machine (VM).
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6WIND Unveils Virtual Accelerator to Enable NFV and Virtual Networking

Dusseldorf, Germany, October 15, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today launched Virtual Accelerator, the first product in its new Speed Series family, which provides accelerated virtual switching and networking features for virtual infrastructures to enable Network Function Virtualization (NFV), data center virtualization and network appliance virtualization. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator runs within the hypervisor domain with a hardware-independent architecture that allows new and existing Virtual Machines (VMs) to be integrated quickly onto x86-based servers. As the industry’s only transparent virtual infrastructure acceleration solution, 6WIND Virtual Accelerator is provided as a simple software package so that customers do not have to replace or modify existing software such as Open vSwitch (OVS), Linux, Hypervisors and OpenStack.
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Vedicis Partners with 6WIND to Unveil Virtualized Policy Control Enforcement and Traffic Detection Platform

Paris, September 16, 2014 – Vedicis, a leading vendor of a Software-based DPI-Policy Control platform for Managed Network Operators (MNOs) and Managed Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), and 6WIND, a packet processing software vendor, today launched virtual Policy Control Enforcement (vPCEF) and virtual Traffic Detection Function (vTDF) appliances to support mobile operators in their move towards Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architecture.
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6WIND Announces Industry Leading TCP Termination Performance on HP Servers

Santa Clara, September 9, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today announced industry-leading TCP Termination performance for HTTP networking applications based on its 6WINDGate™packet processing software. Benchmarks on an HP DL580 server with four Intel® Xeon® E7-4800/8800 v2 processors and seven 40 Gbps Ethernet Mellanox ports leveraging DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit) with 6WINDGate respond to 6.5 million HTTP requests per second and sustain 107 million open connections, enabling breakthrough performance and capacity on multi-core CPUs.
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6WIND Announces Contest Winners for SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge

Santa Clara, August 27, 2014 – 6WIND, a developer of packet processing software, announced the winners for its software development contest, called SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge, rewarding creativity, execution and planning with entries that highlight novel Linux networking application implementations leveraging DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit). With registrations across the globe including Fortune 100 companies to individuals, 6WIND awarded three winners including a tie for Grand Prize and one Solo Prize for best individual contribution.
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6WIND Announces Final Call for Entries for SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge

Santa Clara, CA, July 22, 2014 – 6WIND, a developer of packet processing software, is announcing the final call to enter its software development contest, called SPEED MATTERS: The Challenge, which will reward creativity, execution and planning for savvy technology professionals, and is open to the public at large.
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Gartner Names 6WIND A Cool Vendor

Santa Clara, CA, May 27, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in the report, “Cool Vendors in Communications Service Provider Infrastructure, 2014,” by Gartner, Inc. 6WINDGate™ packet processing software enables the cost effective transition to next generation architectures such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).
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6WIND Opens New Office in Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara, CA, May 15, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today announced a new local office for 6WIND USA in Silicon Valley, located at 2975 Scott Boulevard in Santa Clara, California. 6WIND’s new Santa Clara location is located centrally within its ecosystem of hardware and software partner and customer locations to enable increased collaboration amid an expanding market opportunity. 6WIND’s new Santa Clara office includes Sales, Marketing and Engineering staff with additional open positions and aggressive plans to hire in each of these departments.
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6WIND Announces Open vSwitch Acceleration for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

San Jose, April 16, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, today announced an accelerated Open vSwitch module within its 6WINDGate™ packet processing software for customers using Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and its ecosystem. The 6WINDGate Open vSwitch (OVS) Acceleration module is a key feature for the new generation of appliances based on generic platforms so that customers can build high performance networking applications using standard Linux OSs, hypervisors and management. The 6WINDGate OVS Acceleration module runs through 6WIND’s fast path architecture delivering the industry’s only solution to transparently accelerate Linux without modifying existing infrastructure.
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6WIND and Cavium Extend Partnership to Deliver Compelling High Performance Solutions for NFV and SDN

Interop, Las Vegas, April 1, 2014 – 6WIND, a high-performance software company, and Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking, today announced an extension of their partnership to deliver joint network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) solutions. This joint solution of 6WINDGate™ packet processing software and Cavium processors will help customers to migrate to next generation NFV and SDN architectures seamlessly. The combination of 6WINDGate software and Cavium processors is a proven solution deployed and currently designed-in by tier-1 OEMs worldwide for high performance applications in wired/wireless infrastructure, enterprises and data centers.
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