The Easy Way to Implement Network Virtualization

The Easy Way to Implement Network Virtualization

By Jeff Gowan Once critical infrastructure operators decide to virtualize network functions and applications, getting started can seem daunting even for the most advanced IT teams. If the project overruns the budget or schedule, anticipated cost savings and efficiency gains can dwindle and undermine the original business case for virtualization. But implementing network virtualization doesn’t have to be so difficult.…
Driving an Open Edge Computing Infrastructure Through Wind River Titanium Cloud Contributions

Driving an Open Edge Computing Infrastructure Through Wind River Titanium Cloud Contributions

By Jim Douglas and Imad Sousou Intel and Wind River previously announced our intent to open source components from the Wind River® Titanium Cloud portfolio. Today we are pleased to deliver on that commitment with code being upstreamed in a new open source project called StarlingX, hosted by the OpenStack Foundation. Wind River Titanium Cloud was built on open source components,…
Wind River Edge Sync Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards®

Wind River Edge Sync Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards®

By Marques McCammon Wind River Helix Edge Sync  was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the “Best New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Other” category in the 16th Annual American Business Awards. Edge Sync is an intelligent over-the-air (OTA) update and software lifecycle management solution enabling auto manufacturers to securely and remotely manage…
Affirmed Networks, Wind River Bond Accelerates Network Transformation and Cuts TCO by 50% for CSPs

Affirmed Networks, Wind River Bond Accelerates Network Transformation and Cuts TCO by 50% for CSPs

By guest contributor Angela Whiteford, Vice President Marketing and Product Management at Affirmed Networks Network transformation, which includes Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) deployment, is a hot topic among communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide. Accelerating the deployment of NFV solutions is crucial to evolution and better utilization through software-defined services. The partnership between Affirmed Networks and Wind River unites our best-of-breed solutions…
Introducing VxWorks 653 on Arm Architecture

Introducing VxWorks 653 on Arm Architecture

By Stephen Olsen Whether building a new aircraft or designing new capabilities into industrial and medical control systems, choosing the right system software and hardware architectures is crucial for the success of the program. The aerospace and defense industry and the embedded community continue to shift towards adopting the latest hardware to solve challenging performance problems that address a variety…
VxWorks Off to Mars on Another NASA/JPL Mission with InSight

VxWorks Off to Mars on Another NASA/JPL Mission with InSight

By Chip Downing (@ChipDowning) On May 5, 2018 NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission  was launched using a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars to study for the first time what lies deep beneath the surface of the Red Planet.…
Is IoT the Next Standards Battleground?

Is IoT the Next Standards Battleground?

By Tom Gibbings In my previous blog about future proofing an IoT deployment, I discussed the top 3 takeaways from our discussions at the Industry of Things event in San Diego. Coming in the #2 spot was the concept of protocols. Here is a key takeaway from the discussion: Even with the latest progress in IoT protocols, industry participants continue…
Police, Protestors and Industrial Process Automation

Police, Protestors and Industrial Process Automation

By Ron Breault I recently attended a face-to-face meeting of the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) in London, UK.  The meeting was highly memorable for three reasons: 1) it was the first (and hopefully last) meeting I've attended where it was often difficult to hear people speaking due to loud nearby political protests; 2) the meeting venue was surrounded by…
Wind River and Vector Collaborate on AUTOSAR-Compliant Over-the-Air Update Solution for Automotive Industry

Wind River and Vector Collaborate on AUTOSAR-Compliant Over-the-Air Update Solution for Automotive Industry

By Marques McCammon Software is playing an increasingly important role for automobiles. It is estimated that approximately 50% of a vehicle’s value will be derived from its software’s capabilities and the richer experiences resulting from them. From infotainment to safety-critical systems, software in next generation connected cars is becoming highly complex. However, with this additional complexity and connectivity, comes the…
Running “Large” Software on Wind River® Simics® Virtual Platforms, Then and Now

Running “Large” Software on Wind River® Simics® Virtual Platforms, Then and Now

By guest author Jakob Engblom This is the first of a series of posts that will look at the past, present, and future of Wind River® Simics® virtual platforms. In 2018, it is 20 years since its commercial launch as a product. At the time back in 1998, Simics was marketed by a startup called Virtutech, which was acquired by Wind…