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China Telecom Completes Virtual IMS Proof-of-Concept Based on Titanium Cloud

China Telecom Completes Virtual IMS Proof-of-Concept Based on Titanium Cloud

By Charlie Ashton Back in June, we blogged about China Telecom’s evaluation of the Wind River Titanium Cloud network virtualization platform. Based on a conversation with Ou Liang, Senior Engineer, Head of NFV Infrastructure Technology and Solutions at the Guangzhou Research Institute of China Telecom, we summarized the results of this evaluation. At that time, Mr. Ou told us that China…
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…
The Best NFV Infrastructure in the Business

The Best NFV Infrastructure in the Business

By Jeff Gowan We at Wind River are honored to have won a 2016 Network Virtualization Industry award for Wind River Titanium Server CPE. Titanium Server CPE is a carrier grade Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) infrastructure software solution designed to be deployed on a two-server system. Titanium Server CPE won top honors for being the Best NFVI at the Carrier…
Advancing Open Solutions at the OPNFV Plugfest

Advancing Open Solutions at the OPNFV Plugfest

By Charlie Ashton OPNFV recently held their inaugural Plugfest, hosted by CableLabs at their facility in Louisville, Colorado. These events are critical to OPNVF’s mission of encouraging and facilitating multi-vendor solutions for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) based around open standards and the open-source community. There are many smiling faces in the photo below and several belong to the Wind River…
Titanium Strong at MWC

Titanium Strong at MWC

By Ron Breault After the usual frenzy that is Mobile World Congress, I’ve returned home from Barcelona and have had time to reflect on the week’s frenetic activity.  What a great show it was for Wind River, and our Titanium Server program in particular! I started working on Wind River Titanium Server in 2013, when ETSI NFV was still in…
Key takeaways from ETSI NFV meeting #12

Key takeaways from ETSI NFV meeting #12

By Ron Breault I recently returned from the ETSI NFV Meeting #12 hosted by Verizon, Intel and Ericsson.  The venue was the beautiful Jersey City, New Jersey, sitting right across the Hudson river from downtown Manhattan, New York.  It was a terrific venue for me - in my own time zone and only one airport hop away!  I couldn’t be…
Meet ‘vLarry,’ the new virtual cable guy

Meet ‘vLarry,’ the new virtual cable guy

By Charlie Ashton The cable business typically doesn’t feature high on lists of dynamic industries that rapidly adopt innovative new technologies in order to deliver compelling new products and stellar customer support. Under the surface, however, cable operators are using virtualization technologies to achieve major changes in how their networks are architected and to expand the services that they offer.…
NFV #6 – The Heat is On!

NFV #6 – The Heat is On!

By Ron Breault In mid-May, “NFV #6,” i.e. the sixth formal gathering of the ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group, will be held in Okinawa, Japan.  This will be first ETSI NFV meeting hosted in Asia, and one which is shaping up to be highly interactive and engaging.  Believe me when I say this, it’s not often you hear that about standards…
Scaling Deep Packet Inspection Intelligence in the Virtual Network

Scaling Deep Packet Inspection Intelligence in the Virtual Network

By Jeff Gowan How can you get Intrusion Detection that is many times faster than in-house or open source? What happens when you put it in the cloud? Join us Monday night, 2/24 at 6:45 in the Intel Security booth (#3203) at the RSA Conference 2014 to find out. Steve Konish (of the Konish Academy) will discuss how the Content…
Simics Unleashed – Applications of Virtual Platforms

Simics Unleashed – Applications of Virtual Platforms

By Jakob Engblom "Simics Unleashed - Applications of Virtual Platforms" is the title of the latest issue of the Intel Technology Journal (ITJ). The ITJ issue on Simics is approximately 200 pages long, and contains 11 articles from Wind River, Intel, and academia. It covers a wide range of Simics uses, including such diverse topics as very large cluster simulation,…