6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced that Mavenir has extended its long-term partnership to deliver innovative solutions for 4G, 5G and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) services including Media Resource Function (MRF), Evolved Packet Core (EPC), Virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) and Session Border Controller (SBC) products.

To achieve maximum packet processing capacity and performance across its next-generation Telecom networking solutions, Mavenir extended its 6WIND license to include the 6WINDGate™ TCP stack. In addition to 6WIND’s software, Mavenir benefits from 6WIND’s Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) expertise, network software design skills and licensed support. The TCP Stack addition complements a variety of DPDK-based Layer 2 through Layer 4 6WINDGate stacks that are widely built into the Mavenir product suite.

Mavenir’s extended partnership grants access to the following 6WIND software and benefits:

Networking Performance Acceleration and Portability:

  • 6WINDGate Source code for Linux networking
  • Complete accelerated Layer 2 – 4 networking stacks for application performance and portability across hardware platforms
  • TCP termination module to scale TCP-based application performance

Virtualization Readiness:

  • Seamless upgrade path from bare metal to virtual deployments with the same software

“6WIND’s high performance networking stacks enable us to meet our customers’ capacity and performance needs regardless of whether they deploy in bare metal or virtualized environments,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and CEO, at Mavenir. “6WIND is one of the keys to our success as a SDN/NFV solution provider.”

“We are proud to partner with Mavenir and provide a key enabling technology for their product growth and success,” said Eric Carmès, CEO and Founder of 6WIND. “Our high-performance software and expertise as the founders of DPDK.org allow market innovators like Mavenir to deliver networking products that meet all size network requirements and market evolutions, at a rapid pace.”

About 6WIND
6WIND’s networking software solves performance and time-to-market challenges for OEMs and Network Builders. The company’s packet processing software and software appliances are optimized for cost-effective hardware, such as Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) servers, with a choice of multicore processors to deliver a wide variety of networking and security protocols and features. 6WIND is based near Paris, France with regional offices in China, South Korea and the United States. For more information, visit http://www.6wind.com.

About Mavenir

Mavenir is a leader in accelerating and redefining network transformation for Service Providers, by offering a comprehensive product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN – Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-proven networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users.

Through its industry first VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi ID, Visual Voicemail and Cloud RAN solutions, and serving 350+ CSPs across 3.5 billion subscribers, Mavenir’s platform enables Service Providers to successfully deliver next generation vision today and realize new revenue streams and operational efficiencies. mavenir.com.

Jun 02, 2017