6WIND Opens New Office in Santa Clara, California

Silicon Valley Presence Enables Expansion within Ecosystem

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.

Accelerating the Networking and Telecom Industry Transformation
The networking and telecom industries are undergoing a transformation due to modern advances that promise cost savings and flexibility. As a result, networking and telecom equipment is taking the form of Linux with virtualized servers where software can be deployed and customized as needed. However, if the proper software architecture is not deployed on servers with the transition to next generation architecture, competitive advantage and time-to-market is lost.

6WIND exists to enable this software transition with its 6WINDGate™ packet processing software that is designed to bypass network bottlenecks before they occur. By solving critical performance challenges, 6WINDGate enables a cost-effective value proposition to enable the future with flexible architectures such as Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

At its new Santa Clara office, 6WIND’s Sales, Marketing and Engineering staff will collaborate with partners and customers to build, deploy and market open networking platforms with the performance required to deliver next generation applications and services.

“I am excited to expand our presence with a new Silicon Valley office where we will also continue to grow our team,” said Eric Carmès, 6WIND CEO and Founder. “6WIND enables the promise of open networking for Telco, Enterprise and Cloud and Content Provider services and our Santa Clara office will further enable our expansion within our ecosystem.”

About 6WIND
6WIND’s commercial software solves performance challenges for network vendors in Telco, Enterprise and Cloud Infrastructure markets. The company’s 6WINDGate™ packet processing software is optimized for cost-effective hardware running Linux with a choice of multicore processors to deliver a wide variety of networking and security protocols and features. By solving critical data plane performance challenges on multicore architectures, 6WINDGate enables a cost-effective value proposition, enabling the transition to the future with Software-defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). 6WIND is based near Paris, France with regional offices in China, Japan, South Korea and the United States. For more information, visit http://6wind.com.

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