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Sandvine joins forces with Wind River

Sandvine joins forces with Wind River

By Charlie Ashton Today, operators find their margins crushed between increasing network complexity, cost, and an increasing expectation from customers of the quality and service they’re receiving. To counter that, network services need to be deployed quickly in a scalable, reliable, and operationally healthy way. Of course, that means having ready-to-go NFV services on a mature NFV cloud. We are…
Consolidate: Innovating Automotive Software to Do More, with Less

Consolidate: Innovating Automotive Software to Do More, with Less

By Marques McCammon Work smarter, not harder. OEMs will increasingly need to do more with less. In any businesses model, but particularly in the auto industry, there is a constant focus on materials cost to preserve margins all while their products become more technologically sophisticated. This brings us to the next call to action in Wind River’s software strategy ACRU…
The Power of Edge Cloud Compute to Boost Your Bottom Line

The Power of Edge Cloud Compute to Boost Your Bottom Line

By Jeff Gowan If you missed SDN NFV World Congress in The Hague, you really need to check out this video. Understanding the role of edge cloud computing in the future of telecommunications was a primary point of discussion at SDN & NFV World Congress. Central to the conversation was an Edge Cloud Compute proof of concept developed by BT…
Containers and VMs Now Equally Important as Service Providers Explore Cloud-Native Deployments

Containers and VMs Now Equally Important as Service Providers Explore Cloud-Native Deployments

By Charlie Ashton “Cloudification” has become a hot topic recently at telecom conferences and in conversations with service providers. In this post we’ll provide some observations on the business opportunities driving this focus on cloudification and explain why containers are becoming as important as Virtual Machines (VMs) for new telecom use cases that are moving towards deployment. Back in 2012…
This is How We Roll: Savari and Wind River Collaborate on Connected Vehicles

This is How We Roll: Savari and Wind River Collaborate on Connected Vehicles

By guest contributor Paul Sakamoto, Chief Operations Officer, Savari, Inc. It’s clear that Internet-connected, autonomous vehicles are no longer a pipe dream. In fact, we are already testing an assortment of connected vehicle technologies in Wind River’s “rolling lab” -- a fully tricked out Honda minivan that talks to roadside infrastructure and other connected vehicles. Along with various other technology vendors, Savari…
Virtual CDN (vCDN) for Optimal CSP Video Delivery

Virtual CDN (vCDN) for Optimal CSP Video Delivery

By Jeff Gowan In today’s world there are all sorts of events that might cause a spike in viewership of video content over a carrier network. For example, if people in a sporting arena want to see an instant replay of something they just watched live, or perhaps a video has just gone viral. Whatever the case may be, the…
Abstract: Ensuring Car Makers Can Scale and Evolve

Abstract: Ensuring Car Makers Can Scale and Evolve

By Marques McCammon Auto makers are under pressure to deliver more innovation at a faster pace than ever before, all the while maintaining high levels of safety. Typically, the introduction of new technologies means added complexity and greater cost. So, how can OEMs address evolving market needs and stay on time and budget? A key piece to the solution lies…
The Critical Infrastructure Challenge: Developing and Supporting Software for the Long Term

The Critical Infrastructure Challenge: Developing and Supporting Software for the Long Term

By Gareth Noyes Software content is increasing in every realm of technology, and has been the catalyst for the explosive growth of entirely new market sectors. The development and deployment of software at scale has matured significantly over the last decade in enterprise- and cloud-IT applications. This has been enabled, among other factors, by: Uniformity of computing infrastructure (think of…
Getting Creative with Telecom Network Virtualization

Getting Creative with Telecom Network Virtualization

By Jeff Gowan One of the fantastic things about network virtualization is that it is enabling the telecommunications industry to be much more creative. By virtualizing the functions that make up a telco network and running those functions on standardized servers, it opens up many more opportunities to do things differently, more cost effectively, and better. So, how is creativity…
Zero-Touch Automation Moves Telecom Networks from Automatic to Autonomous

Zero-Touch Automation Moves Telecom Networks from Automatic to Autonomous

By Charlie Ashton Back in 2012, telecom service providers worldwide launched a collaborative initiative to establish open standards for the virtualization of telecom networking functions, which came to be known as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Given the fierce competition in this market as well as anti-trust concerns, this was very much the equivalent of Donald Trump sitting down for a…