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Wind River Titanium Cloud Wins Two Network Transformation Awards

Wind River Titanium Cloud Wins Two Network Transformation Awards

By Charlie Ashton As SDN NFV World Congress winds down after a packed week, you could say things got quite hot in The Hague…especially for our Wind River Titanium Cloud team. Last night, during the inaugural Network Transformation Awards gala, winners were finally unveiled. Facing a highly competitive field of industry innovators, we were honored to find out that Wind…
Hope to see you in The Hague

Hope to see you in The Hague

By Jeff Gowan When you go to dinner, are you noticing menu items such as Broodjes, Stamppot, or Stroopwafels? Does it seem like everyone is riding a bicycle? Did you notice a ‘girl with a pearl earring’ who looked strangely familiar? If you answered yes to any of these questions as you read this, perhaps you are in the Netherlands…
VNPT Technology Successfully Completes NFV Proof-of-Concept with Wind River Titanium Cloud Platform

VNPT Technology Successfully Completes NFV Proof-of-Concept with Wind River Titanium Cloud Platform

Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Industry Technology Joint Stock Company (VNPT Technology) recently completed a proof-of-concept (PoC) program with the Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualization platform as part of their long-term strategy for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Aiming to implement a robust NFV infrastructure that will take them into the future of telecommunications, VNPT Technology conducted an in-depth evaluation with the…
GENBAND and Wind River Demonstrate Breakthrough Performance with an OpenStack Telco Cloud

GENBAND and Wind River Demonstrate Breakthrough Performance with an OpenStack Telco Cloud

By Charlie Ashton Want to improve your OpenStack-based cloud performance by 15x? Here’s how… As communications service providers (CSPs) explore architectural choices for virtualizing their network infrastructure, OpenStack has emerged as the leading option for the cloud management software that manages the lifecycle of Virtual Machines (VMs). There are sound business reasons for this selection: OpenStack is an established open-source…
Fostering Growth and Innovation with Open Standards

Fostering Growth and Innovation with Open Standards

By Ron Breault This summer I had the unique pleasure of being involved in the leadership of an R&D project that fell under the guidance and nurturing of CENGN, Canada’s Center of Excellence in Next Generation Networks.  This project brought together some of Wind River’s leading NFV and virtualization technology, with an innovative cloud management tool from the cloud consulting…
Solving Critical Business Challenges for “Industry 4.0”

Solving Critical Business Challenges for “Industry 4.0”

By Charlie Ashton When you ask executives in the manufacturing or industrial control sectors about “Industry 4.0”, their responses typically fall into one of two categories. Those that haven’t yet spent much time exploring the concept are likely to dismiss the term as Marketing hype, or a gross over-simplification like “Web 2.0”. But companies who have investigated the principles behind…
Familiar with the New OpenStack Live Migration Features?

Familiar with the New OpenStack Live Migration Features?

By Ron Breault Having been exposed to OpenStack for more than five years now, I think it’s fair to say that I’ve grown blasé with the Live Migration feature; it just does what it’s supposed to do and it does it well.  But when you stop and think about it, OpenStack Live Migration is really an extraordinary feature.  That’s especially…
Continuous Innovation and Reduced Operational Costs

Continuous Innovation and Reduced Operational Costs

By Ron Breault Sometimes people ask me, “Why should we chose Wind River's Titanium Cloud software platform over a ‘free’, open source alternative”?  My short reply – “Continuous innovation and reduced operational costs.” Earlier this year I wrote an article entitled “Drive Down Operations Costs with Titanium Cloud” which provided an overview of Titanium Cloud’s powerful Patch Orchestration capability.  This…
No Compromises on Security when Virtualizing Industrial Control Applications

No Compromises on Security when Virtualizing Industrial Control Applications

By Charlie Ashton As long as you select the right software platform, virtualization will bring a wide range of benefits to your industrial control application without compromising on the level of security delivered by traditional physical infrastructure. Moreover, virtualization will enhance your system-level security by enabling dynamic updates in response to emerging threats. In industries such as energy, manufacturing, healthcare…
Doubling Down on Security

Doubling Down on Security

By Ron Breault “You guys are truly leading the industry!” We recently achieved the general availability milestone for the latest release of our Wind River Titanium Cloud product family.  While this release is brimming with new features and functionality, we especially “doubled down” on security across the products in our Titanium Cloud portfolio.  Moving the security yard sticks to stay…