Oct. 16, 2012
Corporation (NYSE: LSI) and
today announced the availability of the
™ packet processing software for the LSI
Communication Processor family. This hardware/software combination provides network OEMs with a pre-integrated solution for accelerating networking functions while reducing product development costs and speeding time-to-market.
The Axxia Communication Processor 3400 family is designed to deliver the deterministic, reliable performance and low power consumption required by data-intensive mobile, cloud and enterprise networks. The 6WINDGate packet processing software provides Axxia customers with a comprehensive range of optimized data plane protocols and a full set of control plane modules.
The collaboration between LSI and 6WIND benefits network OEMs on several fronts:
- Pre-integrated solution enables OEMs to more efficiently and rapidly customize their own hardware platforms
- Easy migration to the Axxia platform for OEMs that already use the industry-leading 6WINDGate software
- Simplified system creation and deployment for OEMs by combining the switching, control and transport functions of the Axxia platform with 6WINDGate software
"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," said
, senior analyst, The Linley Group. "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."
To help OEMs meet accelerated time-to-market goals, 6WINDGate supports LSI Axxia reference designs, allowing OEMs to rapidly develop and prototype systems. It includes a comprehensive suite of optimized, high-performance Layer 2 through 4 protocols that represent a complete data plane solution for networking equipment, eliminating the need to integrate protocols from multiple suppliers.