Linux For Devices reports that Wind River has announced that Arkoon Network Security has standardized on Wind River Linux to develop the FAST 360 family of enterprise-focused network security devices. The FAST 360 appliances include Arkoon’s FAST 360 NPA (network processor appliance) family, based on Cavium Networks’ Octeon 30xx/31xx/38xx system-on-chips. There is also a FAST 360 XLarge family based on Intel Xeon processors .
“Stated Mike Langlois, general manager for networking and telecommunications at Wind River, ‘By providing optimized software solutions for the latest hardware platforms, Wind River is helping Arkoon deliver differentiated network security appliances that can address the security challenges persistent in today’s faster, intelligent networks.’
Stated Laurent Hausermann, director of products and services at Arkoon Network Security, ‘The FAST 360 product family is designed to meet the diverse needs of Arkoon’s embedded and enterprise customers looking for reliability, flexibility, security and, most of all, speed.'”