|Number of locations||China, Japan, South Korea and the United States|
|Products||6WINDGate Software, 6WIND Virtual Accelerator|
6WIND is a privately held software company that makes packet processing software that delivers 10x the network performance for physical and virtual Linux networks applications. 6WIND is headquartered in Montigny-le-Bretonneux, a suburb of Paris, France, with a U.S. subsidiary, sales and support offices in Japan and South Korea, and an R&D center in China.
6WIND, founded in 2000, was created as a spin-out from Thales Group (previously Thomson-CSF), a provider of electronics products for the aerospace, defense and security markets. It has been venture-funded.
- clubic. "6WIND lève 6.5 millions d’euros", January 22, 2002.
- EETimes. " Wind River, 6Wind partner on multicore CPUs", January 14, 2008.
- Anne-Francoise Pele. "6Wind joins Emerson's partnership program", November 18, 2008.
- TMCnet. " 6WIND Releases Cloud Software for Data Center Operators", March 26, 2012.