6WIND Introduces New Solution for High Performance for Linux System
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6WIND, a provider of a networking software solution, announced a new
solution targeted at mid-range applications (2 to 4 cores) to provide
the highest L2/L3 performance for a pure Linux system.
According to company officials, based on Fast Path architecture, the
6WINDGate EDS software enables Fast Path implementation as a Linux
kernel module between the Linux networking stack and the interface
"We've seen a number of customer successes with our middleware-style
solution that demystifies the complexities of designing applications
upon multi-core based equipment," commented Eric Carmes, CEO of 6WIND.
"The addition of 6WINDGate EDS to our portfolio nicely completes our
ability to provide solutions for any multi-core based equipment,
whether a telecommunications gateway or home gateway."
Distributed over Linux, 6WIND said its software incorporates the
market's first comprehensive dual-IP Control Plane protocols, Slow Path
and Fast Path Data Plane modules with built-in IPv4-IPv6 routing,
security, QoS, filtering, multicast, mobility, IPv4-IPv6 transition,
XML-based management, with continuous synchronization between all
planes. The Fast Path and Control Plane can be made modular - used
separately or in any way according to customer requirements.
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