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China Unicom’s Wishlist for a Network Virtualization Platform: Guaranteed Uptime and High Performance

China Unicom’s Wishlist for a Network Virtualization Platform: Guaranteed Uptime and High Performance

By Charlie Ashton China Unicom recently selected the Wind River Titanium Server network virtualization platform for an in-depth evaluation as part of their wide-ranging strategy for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). This selection offers interesting insights into the business opportunities and technical priorities that are important to China Unicom as they start to migrate from physical to virtual infrastructure. China United…
LG U+ Announces Commercial Carrier Grade NFV based Virtual Router

LG U+ Announces Commercial Carrier Grade NFV based Virtual Router

LG U+ Announces Commercial carrier grade network equipment by overcoming major challenges of reliability Advancement would allow LGU+ to deploy NFV infrastructure optimized for 5G services. LG U+ announced that the company partnered with global network company Juniper and Wind River to successfully commercialize a carrier grade NFV (Network Functions Virtualization)-based virtual router for application in service networks. NFV is a…
China Telecom Opens Up on Infrastructure Challenges and Titanium Cloud

China Telecom Opens Up on Infrastructure Challenges and Titanium Cloud

By Charlie Ashton At Wind River, we find that our Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualization platform is regularly used for NFV evaluations performed by service providers. As the only commercially-available NFV cloud designed specifically to meet the needs of telecom networks, it’s the obvious choice for running edge, access and core use applications. In many cases, we don’t get…
At Wind River, Simics Beats the Real Thing!

At Wind River, Simics Beats the Real Thing!

By Eva Skoglund Do you know any software engineers? Do you know any of the kind that lives and thrives in the land where software meets hardware….. you know, the land where bugs are creepy, slopes are slippery, and the code you build is actually rocket science? Those are the kind of software engineers we have at Wind River. And…
Wind River Technology Powers Airbus Helicopters’ Integrated Modular Avionics System

Wind River Technology Powers Airbus Helicopters’ Integrated Modular Avionics System

HIGHLIGHTS VxWorks 653 Platform serves as a key technology in the Airbus Integrated Modular Avionics helicopter implementation. Developed with the Wind River COTS platform, Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics system provides unprecedented levels of performance and safety. VxWorks 653 Platform is used in over 350 programs by more than 200 customers on over 75 aircraft and supported by 24 partners.  Wind…
X-47B Autonomous Aerial Refueling Success!

X-47B Autonomous Aerial Refueling Success!

By Linda Pirrotta This week the Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned aircraft achieved a successful demonstration of the fully autonomous aerial refueling (AAR).  This is the first time in history that an unmanned aircraft has refueled in-flight.  AAR could help extend the operating range and flight duration of future carrier-based unmanned systems. Watch the video of the refueling here.     This is…

To the Moon! And Mars, and Asteroids, and Stars…

By Mike Deliman About 20 years ago the VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) hitched its first ride into space on a NASA probe, as part of one of the avionics packages – a star scanner – that was used to help keep Clementine on course. Since then VxWorks has been in many space-bound projects, returning to the Moon, beyond to Mars,…

Insider’s View: Simics client pays it forward after saving months and millions

By Jeff Gowan Recently, we had a client come to us and ask us to review a slide deck they were preparing. One team who had already had great success with Wind River Simics was planning to use this deck as part of their pitch to help another team also benefit from using Simics. What we saw in that deck…
NFV on Mars?!

NFV on Mars?!

By Ron Breault What does Wind River’s network functions virtualization (NFV) platform, the Wind River Carrier Grade Communications Server have in common with NASA’s Mars Rover and Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner? If you guessed “two occurrences of letter R,” you get a point for being quick off the mark, but there’s more…a whole lot more to it than that! The full…