Qt 5.5.1 for VxWorks 7 Released

Qt 5.5.1 for VxWorks 7 Released

By guest blogger Tuukka Turunen, Qt I am pleased to announce that we have now released fully supported Qt 5.5.1 for VxWorks 7 Real Time Operating System (RTOS). Older version of VxWorks has been supported with Qt 4.8, but the port has now been updated to Qt 5.5 and a new major version of VxWorks. With the new version released…
Titanium Server CPE Combines High Reliability with Cost-Effective Deployments

Titanium Server CPE Combines High Reliability with Cost-Effective Deployments

By Charlie Ashton Over the past year or so, a strong consensus seems to have emerged within the telecom industry that the #1 use case for early deployments of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will be Virtualized Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE). In this post we’ll briefly summarize why vCPE represents such an interesting business proposition for service providers and introduce Wind…
More than NFV: Transformations in Networking Bring Challenges and Opportunities

More than NFV: Transformations in Networking Bring Challenges and Opportunities

By Charlie Ashton With all the industry hype around Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), it’s easy to lose track of the fact that telecom infrastructure is not the only segment of the networking market that’s undergoing radical transformation. Business of all kinds are benefitting from the wide-ranging evolutions of the networks they depend on. Billions of consumers, most of  whom are…
2nd International Workshop on MILS

2nd International Workshop on MILS

By Paul Parkinson Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd International Workshop on MILS: Architecture and Assurance for Secure Systems in Prague, which was organised by the EURO-MILS consortium​, and was co-hosted with the HiPEAC 2016 conference​​ on computing architecture, programming models, compilers and operating systems for embedded and general-purpose architecture. I was very interested to…
What does “open” really mean in the context of NFV?

What does “open” really mean in the context of NFV?

By Charlie Ashton 2015 was certainly an interesting year for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). It was the year when it became clear that the early use cases will likely be virtual CPE applications that offer a compelling business case for Return-on-Investment (ROI) and which can be implemented with minimal technology risk. It was the year when the ETSI initiative moved…
Two to Tango: When Hardware Met Software

Two to Tango: When Hardware Met Software

By Andreea Volusincu Try going incognito on Google (as if you’re on a covert mission), and type “Why is embedded software so” and see what you get. It’s an interesting a dilemma. Autocomplete is a wonderful thing. You can certainly question how accurately the suggested word fits your search, but it still says a lot about what popular perceptions and…
Blazingly Fast!

Blazingly Fast!

By Ron Breault As a Product Manager working on Wind River Titanium Server NFV software platform, I’m one of the lucky ones who gets to see new product features first hand, before they are widely rolled out to the market.  At Wind River we use an Agile Development Methodology, so the pace of product advancement is steady, with new capabilities being…

Pushing Lab Cloud Buttons Remotely – The API (with Video)

By Jakob Engblom One nice thing about services hosted in the Cloud is that they can offer API access to functionality from pretty much anywhere and anything. Wind River Helix Lab Cloud is no exception – as we have discussed previously the API is a great way to automate testing and setup in Lab Cloud. To provide a bit more…
Wind River VxWorks RTOS support with Qt 5.5

Wind River VxWorks RTOS support with Qt 5.5

Guest blog by Tuukka Turunen, Qt We have been working together with Wind River to bring Qt 5 on top of their most recent release of VxWorks Real-Time Operating System (RTOS), VxWorks 7, and I am happy to share that we are close to being able to make the new Qt for VxWorks port generally available to commercial licensees based on…