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The Cure for StarlingX FOMO at Open Infrastructure Summit

The Cure for StarlingX FOMO at Open Infrastructure Summit

By Jeff Gowan FOMO, for those who are unfamiliar, stands for "fear of missing out." If you weren't able to attend the Summit in Denver, or perhaps even if you did, some StarlingX "FOMO" could be understandable. After all, StarlingX made a strong showing at the Summit this year, with more than 15 sessions that covered aspects of the project from…
Co-existing with containers: Cloud Native solutions don’t need a greenfield

Co-existing with containers: Cloud Native solutions don’t need a greenfield

By Jeff Gowan Containers are widely regarded as the next big thing in telco virtualization technology, but what about the service providers who have already deployed VM-based solutions? Some communications service providers have already started virtualizing with virtual machines and VNFs and will want to continue that route for various reasons, but they will also want to adopt container-based technologies…
What’s in StarlingX for you and how to get started

What’s in StarlingX for you and how to get started

By Jeff Gowan You’ve heard about StarlingX but not sure it is for you yet? Learn more about opportunities and the first steps of starting to contribute. Maybe you already know that StarlingX is a fully-featured open source cloud for the distributed edge. Perhaps you are aware it has features like ultra-low deterministic latency, high availability, strong security, and lowers…

Reliability….the key constant in network transformation

By Jessica Schieve  Wind River recently conducted a webinar on the topic of network transformation and the growing trend around building greater intelligence.   The webinar discussed the results of a survey we commissioned through Light Reading exploring the different facets of network intelligence: packet acceleration, content inspection, flow analysis and traffic shaping, and network virtualization.  It was one of our…

Analyze this…Accelerate that…

By Steve Konish In just three short months, the engineering team at Wind River has added new, amazing capabilities to the Wind River Intelligent Network Platform.  These enhancements to the platform allow applications to go even deeper and faster than ever before.     When we first launched the platform, it included two data plane engines for packet acceleration and pattern matching.  The…

Just minutes to a faster, smarter and more secure network

By Stephen Konish A few minutes…and you’re on the fast path to building the next generation of faster, smarter and more secure network applications. Three minutes – that’s all it typically takes to install key components of the new Wind River Intelligent Network Platform.  So, let’s take the next few minutes to look at  an evolution taking place for our networking and…

Feeling the need for speed and making it happen

By Mark Guinther “I feel the need…The need for speed!!”  Quoting old movies is where my similarities to Tom Cruise end, but it is a relevant line for today’s networking equipment.  Faster applications is one of the last steps in getting faster results to subscribers, resulting in happy subscribers which means happy service providers, happy service providers mean happy equipment…

Embedded is cool (and getting even cooler)

By Paul Anderson When people ask me what I do, I never know how to answer the question. Most people state their occupation. But, does that define what we do? I usually respond with something cheeky like “metabolize,” or “provide for those around me” or “go running or fly airplanes any chance I get.” But, usually people want to know…

Getting Started with OpenSAF

By Glenn Seiler Usage of OpenSAF is growing exponentially. The number of companies I hear from that are evaluating or considering using OpenSAF grows every month. A common trend that I see more and more often is that someone in an R&D capacity or someone charged with creating a prototype downloads OpenSAF from opensaf.org and begins working with it, to…

Is Linux Secure?

By Paul Anderson It’s the wrong question, really. Are my financial and medical records secure? What about all that information stored in the cloud? What about my desktop computer or cell phone? What about the power grid and other infrastructure? Should I be worried? The answer to all those questions is “It depends on what you mean by ‘secure.’” One…