PARIS, France and TAIPEI, Taiwan (PRWEB) February 20, 2012
6WIND, the gold standard for software-defined networks and Lanner Electronics, a world-leading provider of advanced network appliances, today announced that their joint network appliance solution has been selected by major security OEMs, including SECUI.com, thanks to compelling advantages in performance, features and time-to-market. The companies have worked together to integrate the 6WINDGate™ packet processing software with Lanner’s Intel® architecture-based networking appliances, resulting in optimized off-the-shelf solutions that accelerate OEMs’ time-to-market. 6WIND and Lanner will feature these solutions at the RSA Conference in San Francisco from February 27th through March 2nd (6WIND: booth 242, Lanner: booth 1459).
“The combination of 6WIND’s packet processing software and Lanner’s high-performance network appliances enabled us to quickly bring to market a best-in-class network security solution,” said Dr. Hyochang Nam, Product Development Team Leader at SECUI.com. “The 6WINDGate software includes an industry-leading range of networking and security protocols, fully integrated with the Intel® Data Plane Development Kit (Intel® DPDK) library for optimum performance on Intel® architecture platforms. Lanner’s networking appliances deliver high performance along with the stability and reliability required for enterprise-class equipment.”
“We are delighted to announce the success of our joint network security platform,” said Eric Carmès, CEO of 6WIND. “The 6WINDGate software provides proven performance advantages for networking and Telecom OEMs, while being ideally suited for deployment on Lanner’s platforms.”
“Thanks to our new partnership, 6WIND and Lanner can introduce leading-edge network appliance solutions based on advanced Intel® architecture processors,” said Jesse Chiang, Product Planner at Lanner. “These solutions are optimized for gateway security, firewall, UTM, WAN acceleration and appliance-based software delivery applications”
The 6WINDGate software is available now for the FW-8895 Lanner platform, with support for additional platforms planned. For more information please visit http://www.6wind.com or http://www.lannerinc.com.
6WIND, the gold standard for software-defined networks, transforms mobile and cloud infrastructure by providing scalable, high-performance, low-latency networking software optimized for cost-effective hardware based on multicore processors, while enabling Network-as-a-Service capabilities that monetize network services such as bandwidth, QoS and security. The company’s 6WINDGate™ software delivers sustainable competitive advantages to network operators, service providers, system integrators and network equipment providers. 6WIND is a privately owned company based near Paris, France with offices in Mountain View, California, Seoul, South Korea and Beijing, China. For more information, visit http://www.6wind.com.
Lanner Electronics Inc is a world leading provider of design, engineering and manufacturing services for advanced network appliances and rugged applied computing platforms for system integrator, service providers and application developers. Founded in 1986, Lanner is an ISO 9001 accredited organization with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, and offices in USA, Canada and China. Lanner is most renowned for its range of x86 and RISC network appliances as it has for many years been the key hardware provider to some of the largest network security companies in the world. In this field Lanner delivers hardware for everything from basic load balancing and firewall appliances to more demanding VPN, bypass, intrusion detection and UTM systems that require deep packet inspection. With its manufacturing services, Lanner creates customized hardware solutions for customer applications with managed hardware lifecycles. For more information, visit http://www.lannerinc.com.