6WIND Virtual Accelerator provides accelerated virtual switching and networking features for virtual infrastructures to enable Network Function Virtualization (NFV), data center virtualization and network appliance virtualization. 6WIND Virtual Accelerator runs within the hypervisor domain with a hardware-independent architecture that allows new and existing Virtual Machines (VMs) to be integrated quickly onto x86-based servers. As the industry’s only transparent virtual infrastructure acceleration solution, 6WIND Virtual Accelerator is provided as a simple software package so that customers do not have to replace or modify existing software such as Open vSwitch (OVS), Linux, Hypervisors and OpenStack.
6WIND Virtual Accelerator delivers:
Network hardware independence for seamless hardware upgrades, including 10G to 40G to 100G ports
Wire speed performance required to enable high density, compute intensive VMs on a single server
Flexible virtual switching support for Open vSwitch and Linux bridge with no modifications
Complete virtual networking infrastructure with VLAN, VXLAN, Virtual Routing, IP Forwarding, Filtering and NAT
Native Virtio support for VMs based on different OSs
High bandwidth for VM to VM communications required for Service Chaining
Transparent orchestration support for OpenStack
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6WIND Speed Series: Combining Virtual Accelerator with Turbo Router and Turbo IPsec Software Appliances
For high performance NFV, 6WIND’s Turbo Router and Turbo IPsec software appliances can be integrated with 6WIND Virtual Accelerator and third-party Virtual Network Functions (VNFs). 6WIND Turbo Router and Turbo IPsec are software appliances deployed in bare metal environments or in VMs.
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