6WIND Virtual Accelerator is hypervisor acceleration software for Linux KVM that provides accelerated virtual switching and networking features for virtual infrastructures to enable Network Function Virtualization (NFV), data center virtualization, and network appliance virtualization. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator works with existing Linux and OpenStack flavors to deliver line rate processing without SR-IOV, PCI passthrough, or any changes to the infrastructure.
|Relevancy to NFVI/VIM||
6WIND Virtual Accelerator is a vRouter deployed in KVM hypervisors for NFV Infrastructure acceleration and networking features. It delivers the virtual routing and switching features and performance required for hypervisor networking.
6WIND Virtual Accelerator combines DPDK software expertise, the industry’s highest Open vSwitch performance, Linux compatibility for easy integration with Linux applications and tools, a rich networking feature set with full-featured Layer 2/3 networking and switching including Flow-based (OpenFlow) and standard packet processing, complete management tools (deployment, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting) and support.
|Top Use Cases||
|Linux Container Integration||
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, OpenStack Foundation and Linux Foundation (LFN, OPNFV, etc.)|
|Linux Foundation Projects Supported||LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io)|
|Key Customers||Nuage, Kontron|