vRouter Software Appliance Router

6WIND Turbo Router™ is a high performance, ready-to-use vRouter software network appliance, to be deployed in bare metal environments or as a virtual machine. With 12 million packets per second per core of IP forwarding performance, 6WIND Turbo Router provides the performance of hardware networking equipment with the ease of deployment and flexibility of software.


  • Ready to use routing and firewall vRouter solution
  • Performance of hardware networking solutions on Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) servers
  • Ready for bare metal and NFV / Data Center Virtualization deployments

Key Features

  • Complete set of features including L2, encapsulations, IPv4 and IPv6 routing, virtual routing, firewall, NAT, QoS, High Availability and more.
  • Support for x86 and Arm servers
  • High performance I/Os leveraging DPDK, with multi vendor NIC support from Cisco, Intel and Mellanox
  • High performance, fully featured data plane networking
  • High performance control plane
  • Bare metal or virtual machine deployment


  • 6WIND offers traditional CLI and IT style management based on YANG data models.

6WIND Turbo Router Solutions



6WIND Turbo Router Resources

6WIND Turbo Router Data Sheet

6WIND Turbo Appliances Performance Report By SDxCentral

End To End Service Instantiation With Open Source Management White Paper

Product Documentation

Technical Blogs

6WIND vRouter in Amazon Web Services

Time For Bare Metal vRouter Deployment Automation

6WIND vRouter Overcomes Performance Challenges for 10/40/100 Gbps Networking – Part 2 with IPsec

Announcing 6WIND vRouter 2.0, Latest 6WINDGate and Virtual Accelerator Releases

6WIND vRouter Overcomes Performance Challenges for 10/40/100 Gbps Networking – Part 1

6WIND vRouters vs Cisco ASR Routers: Software Performance Rivals Hardware

Configuring 6WIND’s vRouter: CLI and NETCONF/YANG-based Management Engine

Configuring 6WIND vRouter For Multi-Cloud Networks

Protect Control Plane Traffic with 6WIND vRouter

6WIND vRouters Running on VMware ESXi Boost Network Performance

Using Flowspec with 6WIND’s High Performance vRouter

Using sFlow with 6WIND’s High Performance vRouter

Efficient vRouter Networking Stacks are Mandatory for uCPE TCO

Next-gen Management Frameworks for vRouters: YANG Data Models

Updated Features for 6WIND Products: New vRouter Release