Selecting a Networking Product Platform
This paper is written for OEMs that market networking, telecom, and network security solutions to Information Technology (IT) departments in companies of all sizes and industries. For the purposes here, OEMs are organizations that combine hardware computing platforms and software applications into solution-level products. WIN Enterprises networking platforms are typically used to support networking, network security functions, and converged applications. As network platforms they may be deployed as switches, load balancers, routers, etc. As network security platforms they support Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), Unified Threat Management (UTM), firewalls, anti-SPAM, anti-Virus, VPN security, etc.