6WIND Virtual Accelerator Juju Charm Available for Rapid Deployment of High Performance OpenStack Networking
Santa Clara, CA, October 20, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced a partnership agreement with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the leading OS for container, cloud, scale-out and hyperscale computing to distribute 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™, which is hypervisor acceleration software for virtual networking, in its Juju Charm Store. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator has been validated on Canonical’s Ubuntu platform to accelerate cloud networking performance. In addition, both companies worked together to integrate 6WIND Virtual Accelerator with Canonical’s Juju, and a Juju Charm is now available to deliver the high performance and control demanded by Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) and other software networking workloads requiring low latency and high network throughput.
6WIND Announces Availability of Mirantis Certified Fuel Plugin for OpenStack Virtual Networking Acceleration
Santa Clara, CA, July 27, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced general availability for its Mirantis certified 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™ Fuel Plugin. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator is software that provides accelerated virtual switching and networking features for virtual infrastructures to enable Network Function Virtualization (NFV), data center virtualization and network appliance virtualization on Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) servers.
6WIND and Advantech Offer 40 Gbps NFV Test Drive Platform with Ubuntu OpenStack
Santa Clara, CA, June 21, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced an upgrade to its OpenStack NFV Test Drive platform on Advantech servers comprising 40 GE wire speed connectivity on Ubuntu OpenStack compute nodes. The new compute nodes are fully integrated into the existing OpenStack environment delivering a choice of OpenStack distributions and 10/40 GE connectivity. The NFV Test Drive platform includes 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™ which delivers wire speed performance and resource optimization for KVM hypervisors.
6WIND Turbo IPsec Software Wins VNF of the Year at Network Virtualization and SDN World Madrid
Santa Clara, CA, June 8, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced 6WIND Turbo IPsec™, a scalable software appliance for security and VPN solutions, won Virtual Network Function (VNF) of the Year at Network Virtualization & SDN World in Madrid, Spain last week. 6WIND Turbo IPsec is the industry’s first and only high performance, hardware-agnostic IPsec software that is ready-to-use for secure connectivity solutions. It combines security, routing and firewall features to be deployed in bare metal and virtual machine configurations on Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) servers.
6WIND Integrates with Mirantis OpenStack for High Performance Data Centers and NFV Infrastructure
Santa Clara, CA, April 25, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced integration with Mirantis OpenStack to simplify joint customer deployments for high performance data centers and Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI). 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™, which is hypervisor acceleration software, will integrate an OpenStack Fuel plugin for increased application throughput and efficiency in KVM environments. Both companies have worked together to release a Mirantis certified 6WIND Virtual Accelerator Fuel plugin. Developed in open source, Fuel provides an intuitive, GUI-driven experience for deployment and management of a variety of OpenStack distributions and plugins.
Radware’s Alteon® NG VA Achieves 20 Gbps Performance on OpenStack with 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™
Santa Clara, CA, April 20, 2016 – 6WIND, a high performance networking software company, and Radware (RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions ensuring optimal service levels for applications in virtual, cloud and software defined data centers, today announced that Radware’s Application Delivery Controller (ADC), the Alteon® NG VA, can perform at 20 Gbps using the 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™. The news follows Speed Certification tests* with 6WIND and proves that it is possible to achieve, and sustain virtualized performance above and beyond industry expectations for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) using an OpenStack environment.
Kalray and 6WIND Announce New Partnership
Santa Clara, CA, April 13, 2016 – Kalray, a leading provider of acceleration solutions for data centers, and 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced in conjunction with the Open Server Summit in Santa Clara and the Cloud Security Expo in London, a partnership to help accelerate networking and storage infrastructure for data centers. The partnership combines Kalray’s KONIC-80 Smart NICs with 6WIND’s 6WINDGate™ packet processing software to enable high throughput applications in Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and data center networking.
6WIND Software Selected by Tier 1 Network Operators and OEMs for Cost-Effective Security and VPN Solutions
Santa Clara, CA, March 8, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced that Tier 1 Network Operators and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) selected 6WIND’s IPsec software to create scalable and cost-effective IPsec Gateways and VPNs on standard commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) servers.
6WIND Turbo IPsec Performance Certified on Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant Servers for Cost-effective Security Gateway Solutions for All Size Networks
Santa Clara, CA, February 2, 2016 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced benchmarks performed on Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) ProLiant Servers with Spirent load generators. The benchmark validates that 6WIND Turbo IPsec performance, measured with application traffic, can cost-effectively scale to enable all size IPsec Gateways. IPsec is a necessary security technology for Cloud and Telecom Providers as it is used to create secure tunnels between trusted endpoints for services.