Paris (PRWEB) October 21, 2013
6WIND, the gold standard for data plane processing in software-defined networks, today announced that it has been named a winner of the 2013 Excellence in SDN Award presented by TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine and SDN Zone. The Software Defined Networking (SDN) architecture has already had a profound impact on the IT and Telecom industries and, as this technology continues to grow in popularity, the Excellence in SDN Awards recognize the companies that are leading the way in SDN architecture and applications.
The Excellence in SDN Award recognizes companies in the following categories: Most Disruptive Awards, NFV (network function virtualization) Vendor Awards, SDN Application Provider Awards, SDN Upstart Awards and SDN Network Visualization Awards.
“We are honored to receive the 2013 Excellence in SDN Award,” said Eric Carmès, CEO of 6WIND. “The 6WINDGate networking software has already been adopted by many tier-one Telecom Equipment Manufacturers (TEMs) and is deployed in commercial service provider networks worldwide. TEMs and service providers have achieved significant OPEX and CAPEX improvements through adopting 6WINDGate, which solves critical performance challenges for traditional physical networking equipment, for virtual switching and also for emerging SDN and NFV solutions being deployed to improve network flexibility and resource utilization.”
“Recognizing leaders advancing SDN technologies, TMC is proud to announce 6WIND as a recipient of the annual Excellence in SDN Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC." The 6WINDGate Software has demonstrated innovation and will help shape the face of the quickly evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor 6WIND for their inspiring work.”
Winners of the 2013 Excellence in SDN Award are listed here.
6WIND provides the only commercial software solution that solves network performance challenges for OEMs delivering advanced networking functions in mobile infrastructure equipment, networking appliances and data center networking. 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.
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