It is a remedy for latency problems with cloud-based services (private or public), manages bonded WANs (wide area networks), and improves quality over bonded IP pipe for real-time applications, Mushroom Networks (News - Alert) said in a press release. The Real-Time Broadband Bonding technology combines up to 12 Internet lines via the Internet bonding device to increase bandwidth, the company adds.
"Our new Real-Time Broadband Bonding technology is ideal for applications that require low latency to and from … data centers," Cahit Akin, CEO of Mushroom Networks, said in a company statement. "This new technology allows our clients to run heavy real-time applications such as VoIP, video and other interactive chatty cloud applications over this low latency bonded IP tunnel to get high responsiveness for best user experience."
In a related matter, Mushroom Networks is also now selling the Truffle (News - Alert) Performance Pack, which is an upgraded version of the Truffle Broadband Bonding appliance. It can handle up to 940 Mbps in broadband bonding. It is designed for data centers in multiple offices. It offers higher performance and is more economical when compared to MPLS networks, the company claims.
In other company news, Mushroom Networks has also introduced Streamer PRO, which streams live video to the web. The video can originate from any location and can go to any content delivery network (CDN). Any digital video camera can be used. The product is targeted for news, sports and musical broadcasts, TMCnet said.
Mushroom Networks’ Broadband Bonding products are targeted to small-to-medium-sized businesses; enterprises; buildings with many tenants; and broadband service providers. Mushroom Networks was founded in 2004 as a spin-off from research at the University of California at San Diego, according to the company’s website.
Edited by Brooke Neuman