Paris (PRWEB) October 29, 2012
6WIND, the gold standard for data plane processing in software-defined networks, today announced that it has joined the ARM Connected Community®, a network of partners who provide a complete solution for products based on the ARM® architecture. As the leading commercial supplier of high-performance data plane software for SDN-based applications, 6WIND provides solutions that perfectly complement the products from other ARM partners, solving critical network performance challenges for OEMs delivering advanced mobile and cloud infrastructure equipment.
At the upcoming ARM TechCon™ 2012 in Santa Clara CA, 6WIND will discuss the 6WINDGate™ networking software solution for ARM technology-based platforms during a technical session “Maximize 4G Network Performance through Advanced Packet Processing Solutions and Multicore Software Optimizations” (session ATC-214, presented by 6WIND expert Jeff Marshall at 11.30 on Wednesday, October 31).
“6WIND is pleased to become a member of the ARM Connected Community,” said Eric Carmès, CEO of 6WIND. “Because it addresses critical issues in network bandwidth, scalability and Quality-of-Service, our 6WINDGate Mobile Edition software has been adopted by multiple tier-one Telecom Equipment Manufacturers (TEMs) and is now deployed in LTE networks worldwide. The 6WINDGate Cloud Edition solution extends these benefits to cloud infrastructure. As announced earlier this year, the first ARM technology-based platform supported by 6WINDGate is TI’s KeyStone II architecture. We look forward to extending this support to additional ARM technology-based platforms in the future.”
“ARM technology-based solutions are gaining momentum in applications, such as LTE equipment, networking infrastructure and data centers. It is important that OEM partners have access to software that maximizes networking performance while providing seamless scalability and carrier grade reliability,” said Ian Thornton, vice president of marketing, ARM. “We welcome 6WIND to the ARM ecosystem as it introduces support for ARM technology-based platforms, and look forward to 6WIND’s contributions toward enabling continued innovation in the ARM ecosystem.”
Based on innovative data plane processing technology, the 6WINDGate software provides a proven solution to the challenges of performance, scalability, software compatibility and time-to-market faced by developers of high-end networking equipment. 6WINDGate includes a full set of control plane modules and a wide range of data plane protocols that have been specifically optimized to deliver maximum performance on ARM technology-based multicore processors. Maintaining full compatibility with standard Operating System APIs, the 6WINDGate fast path-based architecture enables OEMs to quickly migrate existing application software to ARM technology tech-based platforms, reducing time to market and schedule risk.
6WIND provides the only commercial software solution that solves network performance challenges for OEMs delivering advanced networking functions in mobile and cloud infrastructure equipment. The company’s 6WINDGate™ networking software is optimized for cost-effective hardware based on industry-standard multicore processors, enabling rich Software Defined Networking (SDN) services and Network-as-a-Service capabilities that monetize services such as bandwidth, QoS and security. 6WIND delivers sustainable competitive advantages to both service providers and network equipment manufacturers. A privately owned company, 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