Telecommunications Resources

Find out more about how Wind River can help transform telecommunication as the virtualization of telecommunications moves from the lab to the real world and paving the road to 5G. The expectations for tomorrow’s network are high, and success requires robust infrastructure to deliver the high-performance, highly reliable, and secure services that providers will offer in the network of the future.

  • Cloud Native for Telco: What It Is, and Why You Need It

    Cloud Native for Telco: What It Is, and Why You Need It

    A cloud-native strategy allows service providers to accelerate both the development and deployment of new services by enabling practices such as DevOps and continuous deployment and integration...

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  • Distributed Edge Clouds Are Complex, But Must They Be Difficult?

    Distributed Edge Clouds Are Complex, But Must They Be Difficult?

    Service providers need to support applications that require extremely low latency and high bandwidth to cloud services, but the traditional, centralized cloud architecture was not designed for that.

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  • Simplifying the Management of Distributed Edge Clouds Opens Up New Business Opportunities for Telcos

    Simplifying the Management of Distributed Edge Clouds Opens Up New Business Opportunities for Telcos

    f you’re involved with the planning of edge-hosted applications in telecom networks, you should consider this paper as required reading because it explains one of the most important challenges in...

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  • Overcoming OpenStack Obstacles at the Edge

    Overcoming OpenStack Obstacles at the Edge

    OpenStack is increasingly deployed for cloud management in network virtualization applications. The open source software orchestrates virtual machines (VMs) running on virtualized infrastructure...

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  • Overcoming OpenStack Obstacles for vCDN at the Edge

    Overcoming OpenStack Obstacles for vCDN at the Edge

    Akamai and Wind River have collaborated to provide a validated, joint solution for virtual CDN services delivered with the reliability, scalability, and...

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  • What is StarlingX?46:41

    What is StarlingX?

    StarlingX is open source software that provides cloud infrastructure for the most demanding applications in edge, industrial IoT, and telecom use cases. It is based on code contributed by...

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  • Why is edge cloud computing so important?2:45

    Why is edge cloud computing so important?

    5G is driving the need for flexible cloud-based infrastructure and orchestration solutions. We’ve been working with industry leaders BT, Akamai, and Athonet on an edge cloud computing project to...

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  • The Power of Edge Cloud Compute to Boost Your Bottom Line

    The Power of Edge Cloud Compute to Boost Your Bottom Line

    In traditional networks, “application logic” typically resides either in a telco-provided, enterprise, or public cloud provider’s data center. In all cases the application logic is “far” from the...

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  • 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

    “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...

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  • Getting Creative with Telecom Network Virtualization

    Getting Creative with Telecom Network Virtualization

    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...

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  • Virtual CDN (vCDN) for Optimal CSP Video Delivery

    Virtual CDN (vCDN) for Optimal CSP Video Delivery

    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...

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  • Accelerating the Deployment of Critical Infrastructure Edge Services Through the OpenStack StarlingX Project

    Accelerating the Deployment of Critical Infrastructure Edge Services Through the OpenStack StarlingX Project

    The StarlingX open source project was created to address the need for an open source software platform that enables telco-grade applications and services to be deployed at the network edge.

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  • Virtualization: A Critical Capability for Service Provider Success in IoT, 5G & Beyond

    Virtualization: A Critical Capability for Service Provider Success in IoT, 5G & Beyond

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a huge opportunity for communications service providers (CSPs) because of the sheer scale of investment it will attract and the business impact it will have...

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  • StarlingX and Wind River

    StarlingX and Wind River

    OPEN SOURCE FOR THE EDGE OF THE NETWORK

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  • Network Virtualization the Easy Way

    Network Virtualization the Easy Way

    A Simplified, Cost-Effective Approach to the Installation, Operations, and Maintenance of Virtualized Critical Infrastructure

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  • Wind River Linux - Linux You Can Trust1:29

    Wind River Linux - Linux You Can Trust

    Wind River understands the appeal but also the pain-points of enabling open source software for your devices. We are here to help.

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

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

    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...

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  • Building the Carrier Grade NFV Infrastructure

    Building the Carrier Grade NFV Infrastructure

    Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is the telco's version of IT virtualization, achieved by augmenting the latter with the carrier grade capabilities required for high availability, security...

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  • How to maximize ROI with Network Virtualization

    How to maximize ROI with Network Virtualization

    Affirmed Networks and Wind River discuss how service providers (SPs) maximize their Return on Investment from network virtualization by architecting their data centres for...

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  • Zero-Touch Automation Moves Telecom Networks from Automatic to Autonomous

    Zero-Touch Automation Moves Telecom Networks from Automatic to Autonomous

    Back in 2012, telecom service providers worldwide launched a collaborative initiative to establish open standards for the virtualization of telecom networking functions, which...

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