LSI , 6WIND Collaboration Helps OEMs Accelerate Networking Functions
October 18, 2012
Recently, LSI Corporation and 6WIND joined forces in order to seamlessly integrate the 6WINDGate packet processing software with the LSI Axxia Communication Processor family.
6WIND provides the only commercial network packet broker solution that is touted as solving network performance challenges for OEMs delivering advanced networking functions in mobile and cloud infrastructure equipment.
Network OEMs using the combination of these solutions will be provided with a pre-integrated solution for accelerating networking functions. They will also be able to reduce product development costs and speed time-to-market.
In a statement, Joseph Byrne, senior analyst, The Linley Group said, "The combination of 6WINDGate software together with LSI's Axxia Communication Processor exemplifies the benefits of combining multicore processor technology with efficient packet processing software. This solution will benefit OEMs by maximizing system performance, accelerating their time-to-market and enabling them to focus their internal teams on proprietary, value-added features."
The Axxia Communication Processor 3400 family offers highly reliable performance and low power consumption required by data-intensive mobile, cloud and enterprise networks.
Further, the customers of Axxia implementing the 6WINDGate packet processing software will be provided with a comprehensive range of optimized data plane protocols and a full set of control plane modules.
"We are delighted to announce the addition of Axxia platform support to the 6WINDGate packet processing software," added Eric Carmes, CEO of 6WIND. "Because it addresses critical issues in network bandwidth, scalability and Quality of Service, 6WINDGate has been adopted by multiple leading telecom equipment manufacturers and is now deployed in a large number of commercial LTE networks worldwide. The 6WINDGate Cloud Edition solution extends these benefits to datacenter networking applications. Thanks to our close engineering cooperation with LSI, OEMs can now deploy high-performance networking solutions using 6WINDGate software on the Axxia product family."
Edited by Jamie Epstein