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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…
Driving Augmented Reality in Our Everyday World

Driving Augmented Reality in Our Everyday World

By Jeff Gowan Recently I heard someone from Google talk about the next generation Google Assistant, which promises to evolve search in new and incredible ways. The speaker talked about being able to stand in front of a public statue and simply say to your phone “Who made this?”, then your phone will be able to capture the contextual data…
China Telecom Opens Up on Infrastructure Challenges and Titanium Server

China Telecom Opens Up on Infrastructure Challenges and Titanium Server

By Charlie Ashton At Wind River, we find that our Wind River Titanium Server 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…
Don’t Be Scared of OpenStack for Telecom

Don’t Be Scared of OpenStack for Telecom

By Charlie Ashton It’s been an interesting few days for OpenStack conversations. Two very different threads helped to confirm what our customers have known for a while: if you’re contemplating using OpenStack in a telecom deployment you can stop listening to the nay-sayers and go right ahead. Just make sure you use an OpenStack platform that’s been properly hardened to…