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Wind River Network Acceleration Platform Wins Best Software Award

By Jessica Schieve Last night I had the pleasure of attending the 2010 ATCA Summit Best of Show Awards ceremony where Wind River was presented the Best Software award for its Wind River Network Acceleration Platform.   This is a major accomplishment for a industry solution that was launched less than a year ago. The panel of judges included industry editors as well as…

Inadequate Management Visibility into Quality is Eroding Confidence

By Paul Henderson Here’s the next installment in my series on our embedded device software industry testing survey conducted in April-May 2010 with almost 900 respondents (see previous blog postings).  If you’d like a copy of the full report in pdf, please drop me an email at paul.henderson@windriver.com and I will send it to you. In this section of the…

Compressed Schedules Driving Shorter Testing & Defect Resolution Requirements

By Paul Henderson Today I'm continuing my series on our embedded device software industry testing survey conducted in April-May 2010 with almost 900 respondents (see previous blog posting).  If you’d like a copy of the full report in pdf, please drop me an email at paul.henderson@windriver.comand I will send it to you.In part 2 of the survey we asked about schedule compression…

Making Multicore CPUs Work in Embedded Communications Designs

By Mark Hermeling A good article by Jarrod Siket highlighting the need for a good heterogenous multicore design to be able to meet the need of embedded communications systems. I couldn't agree more. Jarrod has a number of good suggestions as to which engineering challenges need to be addressed. The article is quite timely as I just finished a webinar…

Why Integrity Customers Get Free Support from Wind River

By Warren Kurisu Previously, our CMO John Bruggeman blogged  about the importance of Service  and Support for Linux.  He called it the killer app for Linux. We recently announced our new VxWorks and Wind River Linux platforms, which integrate the Wind River Advanced Networking Technologies.  This technology portfolio is a best-of-breed combination of technologies developed by Wind River and those…

Evolving Architecture Standards Race On

By Paul Tingey On Wednesday of last week I had the chance to present at the Evolving Architecture Standards Conference in the UK. The event was focused on the ATCA, AMC and MicroTCA standards and gave delegates the chance to learn more about the evolution, capabilities and potential uses of these technologies. Apart from presentations from representatives of Intel, Motorola,…

Telecoms equipment can be cool (honestly)

By Paul Tingey Many years ago, at a previous company, I spent my days writing assembler code for the 68302 processor and watched enviously as other (more fortunate) engineers wrote "modern" C++ applications for Pentium-II desktop PCs. In the canteen at lunchtime, no-one wanted to listen to my witty anecdotes about humorous 68K register names. At a technology level, embedded…

Is standards based telecom equipment coming of age?

By Paul Tingey At the beginning of each day I try to spend a little time reading press releases and news items from the various industry sectors I take an interest in. As I read I often find individual items which catch my eye and make me explore a little deeper but, over the last few days, something else became…

ATCA stars in its own show

By Paul Tingey This week sees the AdvancedTCA Summit 2006 in full swing in Santa Clara. This gathering of over 100 companies and consortia who sponsor, use or develop equipment based on the ATCA (and associated) specifications is proof that ATCA is now a "force to be reckoned with". Let's face it, it's not often that a hardware standard gets…