6WIND is the only commercial supplier of packet processing software for networking and telecom platforms. Two-thirds of the world’s largest telecommunications equipment suppliers use the company’s 6WINDGate software to maximize the packet processing performance of their systems. With optimized support for multicore platforms, 6WINDGate allows system developers to focus their design efforts on their own value-added software components, with 6WINDGate implementing the low-level packet processing and data plane functions. 6WINDGate includes a comprehensive set of networking features including Layer 2 / Layer 3 IPv4 and IPv6 forwarding, virtual routing, IPsec, NAT, QoS, ACLs, multicast, ROHC etc, all optimized for multicore platforms and completely scalable across multiple configurations. Full support is also provided for High-Availability systems. With 6WINDGate, customers achieve wire-speed performance, while accelerating their time-to-market and minimizing their system’s power consumption.