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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…
Better Together – A Community for Safety Certification on Multi-Core Processors

Better Together – A Community for Safety Certification on Multi-Core Processors

By Tim Skutt Last week, I participated in one of a series of collaborative workshops on Multi-Core Processor (MCP) Certification at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted by the US Army. Wait, was that a typo? No.  The US Army Combat Capability Development Command (CCDC) Aviation & Missile Center was indeed the host for a workshop at a US Air Force…
Extrapolate and Grow: Autonomous Cars Can Learn Much from Aerospace and Others

Extrapolate and Grow: Autonomous Cars Can Learn Much from Aerospace and Others

By Marques McCammon The safe transportation of passengers, strict industry standards and regulations, autonomous controls…does this sound like the imminent future for automobiles? Actually, this could describe the aerospace industry today. Consider also the stringent demands telecommunications and  industrial/utilities companies must uphold when it comes to connectivity or reliability. So, it is any surprise that the automotive industry should look…
Update: Boost Safety, Security and Value

Update: Boost Safety, Security and Value

By Marques McCammon In a world constantly hungry for innovation, software is a living thing. No matter which software architecture is in use within a car, it will have to be updatable. The consumer experience is constantly evolving as well. As new apps and mobile capabilities enter the market, new cyberthreats emerge and must be responded to quickly and effectively.…
Reuse: Getting More and Going Further with Your Automotive Investment

Reuse: Getting More and Going Further with Your Automotive Investment

By Marques McCammon The automotive industry frequently reuses the physical chassis from one vehicle line to another, as a way to more broadly make available and share the underpinnings of various vehicles, and extend their investments. In the same way the industry has learned to reuse platforms from one model to the next, OEMs should now think about the reuse…
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…
How Does Your Software Security Measure Up?

How Does Your Software Security Measure Up?

By Rick Anderson and Arlen Baker In recent months, Wind River has offered a free software security assessment on our website.The survey is open to anyone and asks ten very brief yes/no security questions about your software system.  Each question focuses on a different aspect of security as spelled out by the Wind River Helix Security Framework.  This framework is built on…
Industry Experts Quantify the Operational Benefits of Telco-Grade OpenStack Platforms

Industry Experts Quantify the Operational Benefits of Telco-Grade OpenStack Platforms

By Charlie Ashton As Communications Service Providers (CSPs) plan the deployment of virtualized network applications and services, they have to make a fundamental decision about the infrastructure software that will host these functions: can they get by with using the same platform that’s already deployed in their IT cloud or should they select a platform that’s purpose-built and optimized to…
NFV pro-tip: Convert the service, not the component

NFV pro-tip: Convert the service, not the component

By Jeff Gowan A new white paper written by Sandvine and Wind River asserts that NFV maybe hasn’t quite lived up to the promise of removing dependencies on vendor hardware. That said, it has been, and continues to be, a necessary element in the evolution of the telecommunications industry. And, in the pursuit of driving down total cost of ownership,…