6WIND: Speed Matters
6WIND’s commercial software solves performance challenges for network vendors in telecom, enterprise and cloud infrastructure markets. The company’s packet processing software, accelerated virtual networking infrastructure and software appliances are 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, 6WIND enables a cost-effective value proposition, enabling the transition to the future with network functions virtualization (NFV).
6WIND’s high performance software portfolio includes:
* 6WINDGate packet processing software: “A la carte” source code software for OEM vendors to build data plane acceleration applications to increase performance and time-to-market for their products and services
6WINDGate enables the large scale deployment of high performance infrastructure networks required for fast-growing markets such as 4G/LTE and cloud computing. The 6WINDGate software has already been selected and deployed by companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Hitachi, HP, LG-Ericsson, NEC, and Nokia-Siemens Networks, as a critical element of their solutions for mobile infrastructure and data center networks.
* Speed Series: high performance software packages based on 6WINDGate
* Turbo Appliances: Turbo Router and Turbo IPsec software appliances for bare metal or virtual machine deployments
* Virtual Accelerator: virtual infrastructure acceleration for virtual switching and networking in the hypervisor domain
Trusted Global Software Company
A privately held company, 6WIND was created as a spin-out from Thales, a world leader in leading-edge electronics serving the aerospace, defense and security markets.
Since its inception, 6WIND has received strong backing from world class investors, including Sofinnova Partners, Innovation Capital, TechFund Europe and US and ACE Management. It has achieved dynamic growth with a strong track record, working with major telecom and networking equipment providers in Asia, Europe and North America.
6WIND’s global headquarters is in a high-tech suburb of Paris, France, with regional offices in China, Japan, South Korea and the United States.