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ToggleBox Replaces Brocade MLX Devices with 6WIND Virtual Border Router Software

Santa Clara, CA and Paris, France, June 23, 2020 – 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced that Togglebox, an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) company, selected its Virtual Border Router software to boost performance and security for its cloud hosting business. Togglebox competes with cloud computing providers such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure with its dedication to customers seeking the highest level of customer service and performance without overpaying for cutting edge server technology.

vRouter Software Replaces Hardware

Togglebox was looking to replace aging Brocade MLX devices that had reached their maximum capacity. As a growing IaaS company with an increasing customer list, Togglebox required a solution that could support over 1 million routes and a large number of Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) entries. Togglebox researched hardware and software options and discovered that 6WIND Virtual Border Router met these requirements, and more, as a vRouter installed on its SuperMicro Intel-based 10G and 100G servers.

Togglebox is currently using 6WIND Virtual Border Router for upstream BGP routing, Layer 3 routing of VLANs, Virtual Border Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) for high availability and as a firewall with security features such as sFlow and filtering. 6WIND’s high performance security software features are important to protect Togglebox’s customers from inbound and outbound DDoS attacks by handling bursts of small packets at line rate.

“6WIND vRouters allowed us to replace our Brocade MLX devices, and upgrade overall performance and security, with software,” said Matt Ayres, Owner of Togglebox. “No other hardware or software solutions were able to achieve these metrics for us previously.”

“6WIND vRouters help Togglebox continue its mission as an innovator in the cloud hosting market,” said Kelly LeBlanc, 6WIND VP of Marketing and Business Development. “Togglebox is a testament to the value of software as a replacement for hardware to increase performance and customer service, at an attractive price.”

6WIND’s vRouter family includes Virtual Border Router, Virtual Security Gateway and Virtual CG-NAT software packages with license options according to capacity, tunnel and connection requirements.

To read the full case study, visit: https://www.6wind.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Togglebox-Case-Study.pdf

About 6WIND

6WIND provides server software for networking deployed globally at Tier-1 OEMs, Service Providers and Enterprises. 6WINDGate helps OEMs build 5G, TCP, Telecom Infrastructure and Network Appliance solutions on x86 and Arm processors in months versus years. 6WIND’s vRouter family replaces hardware with software for Border Router, CG-NAT, VPN Concentrator and Hypervisor Acceleration solutions. 6WIND is based near Paris, France with regional offices in China and the United States. For more information visit: http://www.6wind.com

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