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6WIND Border Router Software Replaces Cisco and Juniper Hardware

6WIND, a high-performance networking software company, today announced its vRouter, or virtual router, is becoming the standard to replace hardware Border Routers with software. 6WIND Turbo Router, a vRouter built with 6WIND's 20 year high performance software pedigree, has been replacing Cisco and Juniper hardware Border Routers through a simple software download on x86 servers and virtual machines.

Ready-to-run Border Router Software for x86 Servers and Virtual Machines

6WIND Turbo Router software is licensed with Border Router options from 5G to 200G throughput. The popular 10G perpetual license has an MSRP of $2,950 or 2,750€. Key features include:

  • 16 million packets per second / 20 Gbps per server processor core of IP Forwarding performance
  • Reach over 100 Gbps on a cheap 8 core x86 server
  • Multiple full Internet routes, leading convergence times and fast route lookups
  • IPv4 / IPv6 routing, BGP, OSPF, FlowSpec, Policy Based Routing and more
  • CLI and NETCONF/YANG management options with YANG-based NETCONF APIs
  • Telemetry and analytics monitor network status and performance
  • Bare metal deployments on Intel® Xeon® and Atom® based servers
  • Virtual machine deployments on VMware ESXi, Linux KVM and Amazon Web Services
  • 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, 100G Ethernet support includes Intel, Mellanox and Broadcom NICs

Free Turbo Router Software Evaluation Download Available Here

"Our vRouters are replacing Cisco and Juniper Border Routers for Internet Service Providers who require performance upgrades at an attractive price," said Eric Carmès, Founder and CEO of 6WIND. "6WIND software makes it possible to replace hardware with software as Internet traffic growth requires 10G throughput and beyond."

Published Thursday, February 06, 2020 9:09 AM by David Marshall
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