6WIND software solves performance and time-to-market challenges for OEMs and Network Builders. The company’s packet processing software and software appliances are optimized for cost-effective hardware, such as Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) servers, with a choice of multicore processors to deliver a wide variety of networking and security protocols and features.
6WINDGate: Source Code for Linux Networking
6WINDGate packet processing enables the large scale deployment of high performance infrastructure networks required for fast-growing markets such as 4G/LTE and cloud computing. 6WINDGate is deployed by companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Hitachi, Ericsson-LG, NEC, Nokia, and Trend Micro as a critical element of their solutions for mobile infrastructure and data center networks.
Speed Series: Plug-and-Play Point Solutions
Based on 6WINDGate, the Speed Series includes multiple point products:
- Routing and security software appliances for bare metal and virtual machine configurations.
- Hypervisor scaling with virtual switch acceleration.
Solutions: Customize Through Software
6WIND software is used to build high performance solutions on COTS servers as an alternative to expensive hardware equipment. Easy upgrade paths from bare metal to virtual machine deployments using the same software further increases cost savings. Popular solutions include:
- Network Security
- Network Appliance
- Data Center