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Great Moments for Space and Wind River in 2016

Great Moments for Space and Wind River in 2016

By Linda Pirrotta 2016 was a tremendous year for space exploration and discovery. Let's take a look at two espeically significant NASA missions. DAWN The Dawn mission was an extraordinary achievement for NASA-JPL, capping decades of exploration that expanded our knowledge and technological expertise in deep space by orbiting and exploring both the protoplanet Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres. On June…
Wind River Continues Longstanding Leadership in Global Embedded Software Market

Wind River Continues Longstanding Leadership in Global Embedded Software Market

By Michael Krutz The IoT and embedded operating systems provide the backbone of the software that ship in billions of new devices every year. According to VDC Research, embedded OS unit shipments will grow from 13.3B in 2016 to 19.3B in 2020. Given this competitive environment, I’m excited to share that once again Wind River topped both the real-time operating…
IoT Security – The Next Generation of Social Responsibility

IoT Security – The Next Generation of Social Responsibility

By Neil McLellan In response to recent events, the White House and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have just released the much awaited and polished guidance around cyber security for the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past several months, connected devices have been the focal point after several crippling attacks on various ISPs, known as distributed…
Wind River Brings Safety-Critical Expertise to Functional Safety for Industrial IoT

Wind River Brings Safety-Critical Expertise to Functional Safety for Industrial IoT

By Chip Downing With the accelerating growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is increasingly important to identify and implement safety-related systems for smart grids, connected vehicles, robotics, industrial control systems, smart factories, and more. And when it comes to ensuring the reliability of these can't-fail systems, Wind River has a proven track record of success across critical infrastructure…
IoT is a Business Problem First

IoT is a Business Problem First

By Amar Parmar Living in the bay area, I get to see plenty of technology solutions and platforms emerge almost every single month. And with IoT as the current buzzword, a lot of platforms are aimed towards it.  If we follow the Gartner hype cycle from July 2016, we can see that “IoT Platforms” is still not quite at its…
Software-Defined Infrastructure Sparks Digital Transformation of Industrial Automation

Software-Defined Infrastructure Sparks Digital Transformation of Industrial Automation

By Gareth Noyes I’ll be at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona this week, the leading global event for Industrial IoT (IIoT). I look forward to insightful discussions at the event, given it’s such a pivotal time in the industry as many industrial companies are working towards/undergoing a digital transformation. It’s exciting to know that Wind River software is playing…
Wind River Titanium Server Brings Telco Reliability to Dell EMC NFV Infrastructure Platform

Wind River Titanium Server Brings Telco Reliability to Dell EMC NFV Infrastructure Platform

By Charlie Ashton Integrated, Carrier Grade infrastructure for the network edge Wind River Titanium Server network virtualization software ensures that Dell EMC’s new NFV infrastructure platform meets the demanding reliability requirements of Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Through the combination of Titanium Server and the Dell EMC PowerEdge R430 for Telecom Carrier Grade Server, Dell EMC’s platform provides maximum uptime as well as…
Immunization Against the IoT Zombie Horde

Immunization Against the IoT Zombie Horde

By Alex deVries and Tim Skutt IoT zombies are out there. There are a lot of them. We won’t be rid of them soon. They will be reaching out to your device, so it’s important to take steps now to immunize it so your device won’t suffer. In a previous blog, “IoT Zombies are Eating the Internet,” we dug into recent…
Multi-Vendor Interoperability Demonstrates Compliance with Open Standards for NFV

Multi-Vendor Interoperability Demonstrates Compliance with Open Standards for NFV

By Charlie Ashton This week, service providers, vendors and analysts from around the world will gather in The Netherlands to attend SDN and OpenFlow World Congress, which is taking place in The Hague this time. Happy Birthday NFV Those of us that attended this same event back in October 2012, when it was located in Darmstadt, Germany, will remember that…
IoT Logic Portability

IoT Logic Portability

By Amar Parmar In the analog world, an input device directly controls an output device. Think about a switch, which regulated power to a motor. If the switch got turned on, power flowed, and the motor turned on. We then got into variable speed and bi-directional motors. So we changed the input device. For bi-directional motors we 2 switches, with…