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Netronome Outlines Acceleration Techniques for Carrier NFV Applications at the Linley Tech Carrier Conference

Netronome, the leading provider of data plane processing solutions for software-defined networks (SDN), today announced that one of their industry experts will discuss network functions virtualization (NFV), its implications on carrier system designs and the relationship to software-defined networking (SDN) in today’s networks at the Linley Tech Carrier Conference on June 11, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, Calif.

“SDN and NFV are two emerging areas where OEMs and ODMs are using x86 based architectures for networking applications,” said Bob Wheeler, principal analyst at The Linley Group. “Netronome has long espoused using their flow processors as coprocessors to the x86 in these designs, making its NFP-6xxx based FlowNICs and Flow Environment software well suited for these new growth segments.”

Daniel Proch, vice president of product management at Netronome, will present, “Network Function Acceleration for COTS Servers,” during the Network Processors and Accelerators for NFV track. This presentation will focus on the challenges in using COTS server platforms to house high-touch virtualized networking functions. It will also describe acceleration and offload techniques to scale these networking and security application platforms to extreme throughputs.

The two-day, single-track conference focuses on system design for wired and wireless infrastructure including Carrier Ethernet, optical transport, broadband infrastructure, and wireless base stations. For more information about the conference, visit http://www.linleygroup.com/events/event.php?num=28.

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Netronome is the leading developer of high-performance networking solutions for cloud, data center, service provider and enterprise communications products. Netronome’s flow processing solutions increase the performance of virtualized servers by offloading compute-intensive workloads such as network virtualization, security, flow classification, content processing, deep packet inspection and dynamic load balancing. Netronome’s products are used by networking OEMs, ODMs worldwide and include FlowProcessors, FlowNICs and FlowKit software. Netronome’s processors are supported by comprehensive tools and a broad ecosystem of premier partners. Netronome’s products are developed in labs in Santa Clara, CA, Boxborough, MA and Pittsburgh, PA. To learn more about Netronome and its products, please visit www.netronome.com.

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