Archive For 2017

31 articles
IoT & Virtualization Go Together Like a Horse & Carriage

IoT & Virtualization Go Together Like a Horse & Carriage

By Steve Bell, senior analyst at Heavy Reading At the 2017 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, I noticed several marked differences from the previous two years that I have been covering IoT for Heavy Reading. One was that nearly every company had some form of IoT demonstration on its stand. IoT also seems to be central to every company's…
Wind River Extends Its Involvement in Linux Foundation Open-source Projects

Wind River Extends Its Involvement in Linux Foundation Open-source Projects

By Charlie Ashton This month, we’ve seen a couple of announcements from the Linux Foundation that are highly relevant to the networking and telecom markets. As a strong contributor to open-source projects for these markets, Wind River is glad to be deeply involved in both initiatives. First, on April 3rd it was announced that the DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit)…
Working More Efficiently with OpenStack

Working More Efficiently with OpenStack

By Ron Breault As someone who loves the outdoors, I have a number of watercraft.  Not the kind with engines, but the kind that are self-propelled: kayaks and canoes.  Being out on a calm lake in the wee hours of the morning is pure pleasure!  Being on that same lake with a strong headwind can be exhausting. Many years ago…
Wind River Helix Device Cloud Receives  IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Receives IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award

By Keith Shea I’m excited to announce that Wind River has just received the IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award for Wind River Helix Device Cloud. The 2016 IoT Excellence Award honors innovative products that support the availability of information being deduced, inferred and directly gathered from sensors, systems and anything else that is supporting better business and personal decisions. Device…
The Golden Understated Age of Infrastructure

The Golden Understated Age of Infrastructure

By Jim Hodges, analyst at Heavy Reading This year I marked an anniversary of sorts in that I have attended a decade of MWC events. And in those ten years, I have looked at many many hardware chassis, from proprietary "hot boxes," "pizza boxes," cPCI, ATCA, MicroTCA and myriad others. And this year was in many respects similar but also…
IT: The Gatekeeper of your IoT Deployment

IT: The Gatekeeper of your IoT Deployment

By Tom Gibbings In the early days of an IoT project most of the team is focused on figuring out what data they want to collect and overcoming the constant stream of technical challenges. What is often not well understood is that after all the other problems are solved, the fate of the project is contingent on the approval of…
More Testing than Tapas: ETSI Releases Detailed Plugtest Report

More Testing than Tapas: ETSI Releases Detailed Plugtest Report

By Charlie Ashton A few weeks ago, we published a post “Tapas and Testing: Two Weeks in Madrid” summarizing Wind River’s involvement in ETSI’s first “NFV Plugtest” event, which was hosted by 5TONIC Laboratory in Leganes, near Madrid  from January 23rd through February 3rd. In that post, we summarized the success of the Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualization platform in…
Driving the IoT Conversation Forward

Driving the IoT Conversation Forward

By Dave Bennett The concepts and ideas of IoT are maturing every year, and 2017 promises to be a banner year for IoT, but make no mistake, we are still in IoT’s infancy.  According to a survey done by Accenture last year, 19% of business and government professionals were only vaguely familiar with IoT! My customers are more familiar than…
VxWorks 653 Platform Achieves First FACE Operating System Segment Certification

VxWorks 653 Platform Achieves First FACE Operating System Segment Certification

By Chip Downing  Wind River is very pleased to share that our VxWorks 653 Platform has passed the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) conformance certification for the FACE Operating System Segment (OSS) Safety Base Profile. VxWorks 653 is the first commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) product to achieve this significant FACE certification milestone, and can now be rapidly integrated with other FACE software…
More details on Nokia’s use of Wind River Titanium Cloud in AirFrame Data Center Solution

More details on Nokia’s use of Wind River Titanium Cloud in AirFrame Data Center Solution

By Charlie Ashton As service providers plan for Cloud Radio Access Network (Cloud-RAN) deployments, the stringent capacity and latency requirements of mobile radio access technologies drive the need for an extremely powerful cloud infrastructure, tailored for real-time performance. To meet these challenging goals with their AirFrame Cloud-RAN solution, Nokia selected the Wind River Titanium Cloud portfolio of virtualization software. The…