FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc. (, the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced its support for the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) that aims to foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).

With its membership in the OVA, TeamF1 plans to build on KVM’s advanced virtualization and extensibility, and to leverage it for virtualizing its SecureF1rst software platform.

TeamF1′s SecureF1rst platform is at the core of its market-leading security and networking turnkey solution products that enable a multitude of SMB and residential gateway devices deployed worldwide. OEMs and service providers leverage SecureF1rst platform’s modular and scalable approach to bring to market a range of products to target specific applications using TeamF1′s customized turnkey embedded software packages.

“TeamF1′s SecureF1rst software platform has been the cornerstone for many leading embedded networking and security products worldwide”, said Mukesh Lulla, President of TeamF1, Inc. “OEMs and service providers can deploy highly sophisticated hypervisor-based devices ranging from unified threat management (UTM) equipment to intelligent home gateways using the SecureF1rst platform and technologies. We believe virtualization will further expand SecureF1rst platform’s extensibility and hardware agnostic attributes to allow our customers to launch even more innovative products in the market.”

“We are very pleased to welcome TeamF1 into the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA),” said Scott Crenshaw, vice president and general manager, Cloud Business Unit at Red Hat and a founding member of the Open Virtualization Alliance. “The support for the Open Virtualization Alliance from industry leaders and innovators shows the widespread interest in KVM as an open virtualization alternative. KVM delivers leading performance, scalability and security, making it a compelling alternative to proprietary virtualization technologies.”

About TeamF1:
TeamF1, Inc. a privately held corporation headquartered in Fremont, California, is a leader in high performance embedded networking and security software. TeamF1′s products enable secure networking of telecom/datacom and industrial equipment. For more information visit or contact TeamF1 Public Relations at 510-505-9931.

About Open Virtualization Alliance:
The mission of the Open Virtualization Alliance is to foster the adoption of KVM as an open virtualization alternative, accelerate the emergence of an ecosystem of third-party solutions around KVM, increase overall awareness and understanding of KVM, encourage interoperability, promote best practices and highlight examples of customer successes. Founding members of the Open Virtualization Alliance include BMC Software, Eucalyptus Systems, HP, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, Inc. and SUSE. For more information about the Open Virtualization Alliance and its members, visit .

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