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As Telcos Start NFV Deployments, Titanium Server Streamlines Network Operations

As Telcos Start NFV Deployments, Titanium Server Streamlines Network Operations

By Charlie Ashton NFV: growing up and putting Operations in the hot seat As service providers move away from Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs) and start working on actual deployments, the spotlight now falls on a wide range of operational issues. The Operations teams have to figure out how they’re going to install, commission, maintain and upgrade all this…
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…
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…
LGU+ selects Titanium Server for commercial NFV deployment

LGU+ selects Titanium Server for commercial NFV deployment

By Charlie Ashton The Wind River Titanium Server network virtualization platform was recently selected by LGU+ for their first commercial carrier grade Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) deployment. Formerly known as LG Telecom, LGU+ is one of the 3 major operators in South Korea and owned by LG Corporation. LGU+ provides a wide range of wired and wireless communications services such…
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…
Open Data Plane Support for Linux-based Network Applications

Open Data Plane Support for Linux-based Network Applications

By Bruce Ashfield The collaborative way of developing software shows us that where there’s a technical challenge, there’s an open source project to tackle it. Also, where there’s an open source project, there’s a group of people supporting, contributing, extending and using it to drive innovation. OpenDataPlane (ODP) is one of those open source projects. It offers a layer for…
Unlocking The Potential Of SDN And NFV

Unlocking The Potential Of SDN And NFV

By Sohini Bagchi  In the enterprise networking space, the Internet of Things (IoT) is gradually becoming mainstream. According to IT industry body NASSCOM, the global IoT business is expected to touch USD 300 billion by 2020. And according to Grand View Research, the global enterprise networking market is expected to touch USD 64.6 billion in revenue by 2024. With this transformation, it is interesting to note…
Accelerate the deployment of reliable, cost-effective and flexible virtual CPE

Accelerate the deployment of reliable, cost-effective and flexible virtual CPE

By Jeff Gowan If you’re working on the deployment of virtual CPE solutions, you’ll want to check out the recently-published white paper  “Wind River and Intel Join Forces on Reference Design for Virtual Business Customer Premises Equipment.” The paper describes the reference platform developed by Wind River in collaboration with members of the Intel Network Builders and Wind River Titanium Cloud…
Peek under the Hood of Telco-Grade OpenStack

Peek under the Hood of Telco-Grade OpenStack

By Charlie Ashton Over the past couple of months, we’ve been involved in a series of conversations about the challenges of using OpenStack in telecom infrastructure. Since OpenStack was designed for enterprise-class IT applications, these challenges are formidable but we’ve demonstrated that they can be solved. On June 15th we participated in a webcast with Peter Willis from BT. Peter…