Virtualization

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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…

Using VirtIO to Virtualize Storage

By Mark Hermeling Embedded virtualization allows for consolidation of multiple different operating systems on a single box. Our video demonstration combines four different Wind River Linux operating systems onto a single Advantech 2151 board. Combining multiple operating systems together often means that you need to share critical resources. In the above demonstration we show how the Virtualization Profile of VxWorks…

The Internet of Things: Work Smarter, Get to Market Quicker—Part 2

By guest blogger Valerie Scarsellato Most engineers like to create things from scratch, but when you’re preparing to implement virtualization technology on platforms in a manufacturing setting, it’s helpful to begin the process with a leg up. Fortunately, developers looking to reduce costs and shorten the development time of virtualized, real-time industrial systems can do so with the new Intel® Industrial Solutions…

The Internet of Things: Work Smarter, Get to Market Quicker—Part 1

By guest blogger Valerie Scarsellato The manufacturing industry is evolving quickly, and it’s always an eye-opening experience to learn firsthand from experts what’s happening on the factory floor. As in many sectors, the Internet of Things (IoT) is providing factories with a wide range of optimization and business transformation opportunities. I recently had the chance to connect with two experts from…
Open Virtualization on Simics, Making Complex Work Easier – an Interview with Michael Barabanov

Open Virtualization on Simics, Making Complex Work Easier – an Interview with Michael Barabanov

By Jakob Engblom Having the right tools can make any job easier. In this interview, Michael Barabanov from our Wind River engineering team describes how by using Simics he approached some engineering issues differently, and was able to streamline his work with Wind River Open Virtualization and oVirt. The Wind River Open Virtualization is a virtualization solution for embedded systems built…
Software Growing into a Driving Force for Network Transformation…And More Award Kudos for Wind River

Software Growing into a Driving Force for Network Transformation…And More Award Kudos for Wind River

By Jessica Schieve If you haven’t yet noticed, a network transformation is underway and moving at record pace.  Over the past 18 months, the industry has pushed the concepts of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization to the forefront of our consciousness. These ideas represent new approaches to architecting and designing the networks of the future. Behind both initiatives are many discussions…
Getting Closer to the Network Virtualization Vision

Getting Closer to the Network Virtualization Vision

By Davide Ricci Recent times have been, and continue to be, tough times for the networking industry. Data, data and data…it’s a constant flood of data. And, legacy infrastructure isn’t able to scale to meet the exponential growth in demand for capacity. At the same time, operators are trying to introduce new advanced services to grow new revenue streams while also reducing…

Securing Critical Infrastructure with MILS

By Paul Chen On February 12, the White House released the Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21), Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. The DHS website describes PPD-21 as “advancing a national policy to strengthen and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure.” Sixteen different critical infrastructure sectors are identified, including: Chemical, Communications, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare and Public Health, Food and…

The Advent of Multi-core MILS

By Paul Parkinson It has been a rather long time since my previous blog post. I intended to post a blog before the holidays regarding our partner Curtiss-Wright's announcement about VxWorks MILS support on the VPX6-187, but I simply ran out of time! So here it is as my first blog post of 2013. The Curtiss-Wright new release was actually quite a game changer. To…

Industrial Automation and the Cloud

By Alexander Damisch We’re hearing so much about the cloud lately – and I get asked often what cloud computing means in the context of industrial automation and about the benefits delivered, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my thoughts on the cloud as it pertains to industrial automation.  It's a topic I recently covered in a Q&A session for…