Wind River, developer of embedded and mobile software, today announced that Arkoon Network Security has standardized on Wind River Linux to develop Arkoon’s FAST 360 family of network security devices. Arkoon’s FAST 360 range of network appliances is designed for the enterprise and run on Wind River Linux optimized for Cavium OCTEON and Intel Xeon processors.

Arkoon’s FAST 360 NPA is based on Cavium Networks OCTEON 30xx/31xx/38xx architecture and integrates a full range of security technologies including firewall, VPN, antivirus, anti-spam, Web filtering and network services such as NAT, VLAN and dynamic routing. Quality of service (QoS) features include bandwidth management and link load balancing. The product also includes advanced VoIP security capabilities.

The FAST 360 XLARGE A2200 and A5200 are based on the Intel Xeon processor family and offer and represent a new generation of unified threat management (UTM) appliances. The series includes modular connectivity and a range of hardware options such as four-port Gigabit Ethernet copper adapter, four-port small form factor pluggable (SFP) Gigabit Ethernet adapter, extension slots for an extra Ethernet adapter, and RAID disk, providing a high degree of adaptability and upgradeability.

Wind River also provided Arkoon with an extensive offering of targeted drivers and middleware; access to Wind River Workbench, a leading Eclipse-based development suite; and the company's award-winning support and services.