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6WIND's commercial software solves performance challenges for network vendors in telecom, enterprise and cloud infrastructure markets. The company's 6WINDGate™ packet processing software is 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. Based on 6WINDGate, 6WIND Virtual Accelerator™ provides accelerated virtual networking infrastructure and 6WIND Turbo Router™ and 6WIND Turbo IPsec™ are software appliances for bare metal or virtual machine environments. By solving critical data plane performance challenges on multicore architectures, 6WIND delivers a cost-effective value proposition, enabling the transition to the future with Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

Since the first shipment of its 6WINDGate software in 2007, 6WIND has been selected by Blue Chip companies to unlock hidden infrastructure performance. 6WINDGate is used by developers creating embedded network applications on Linux, such as L2 - L4 acceleration, IPsec VPN gateways, TCP termination, virtual switching, DPDK and other advanced network functions. 6WIND is a founding member of dpdk.org, which is a major open source community that enables high performance network applications such as NFV. 6WIND is based near Paris, France with regional offices in China, Japan, South Korea and the United States. For more information, visit http://www.6wind.com.

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6WINDGate: Source Code for Linux Networking

6WINDGate packet processing software enables the large scale deployment of high performance infrastructure networks required for fast-growing markets such as 4G/LTE and cloud computing. 6WINDGate is deployed by companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Hitachi, Ericsson-LG, NEC, Nokia, and Trend Micro as a critical element of their solutions for mobile infrastructure and data center networks.

Speed Series: Plug-and-Play Point Solutions

Based on 6WINDGate, the Speed Series includes multiple point products:

Routing and security software appliances for bare metal and virtual machine configurations. Hypervisor scaling with virtual switch acceleration.
Solutions: Customize Through Software

6WIND software is used to build high performance solutions on COTS servers as an alternative to expensive hardware equipment. Easy upgrade paths from bare metal to virtual machine deployments using the same software further increases cost savings. Popular solutions include:

Secure Site-to-Site VPN Mobile Infrastructure Security Network Appliance TCP Data Center NFV
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