Archive For May, 2009

6 articles

Green Linux and Green Telecom – Where do they intersect?

By Glenn SeilerGreen, green, everything is green. It is spring now, the hills around Silicon Valley are bright and green and everything in the yard is in full bloom. Even in our jobs everything is green in these times. You can’t watch TV or listen to the news or read a press release without hearing about Green. And of course…

The Software Managers’ Blind Spot….

By Paul HendersonI’m amazed at the consistency of input I’m getting from device software execs around the world about their lack of visibility into their testing process. Everybody is spending huge amounts of time and money (30-50% of their projects) on testing, but I haven’t found anyone yet that is comfortable with the result. I hear statements like this consistently:…

Why Go Virtual?

By Mark HermelingIn the past month and a bit we have been going round the US to talk to customers on multicore and virtualization. One of the major reasons that people are looking to multicore is of course performance. More MIPS for your power, more MIPS per square inch, or just plain and simple more MIPS period.Virtualization provides for a…

Active Driver Restraint

By Paul ParkinsonI blogged last year on Active Driver Assistance and noted my concerns about the potential for adaptive cruise control to make an incorrect decision and increase the risk of an accident rather than reduce it. So I was interested to hear a BBC news report earlier this week about a device which automatically stops acceleration when a vehicle…

Partner Validation Program Tackles Networking and Telecom Equipment Provider Business Issues

By Jessica SchieveNetworking and telecom equipment providers often struggle with three common business issues: Meeting time-to-market windows Saving R&D resources and dollars Developing products that can compete on a global scale Finding a solution to tackle one of these issues is of great value. Wouldn’t it be even better if there was a solution that addressed all three? That solution…

Watch out blade server market – here comes ATCA!

By Jessica SchieveThis past week I attended the Light Reading ATCA & Communications Ecosystem Conference in San Jose, CA. This live event attracted about 120 people including ATCA system developers, ecosystem vendors, and consortia. Here is a quick list of the companies I recognized at the event: TEMs/NEPs – Ericsson, Nokia-Siemens, Nortel, Stoke Networks, Cisco Vendors – Continuous Computing, Emerson…