The Business Case for Commercial Embedded Linux

Linux has been a phenomenon in embedded device development, and is now the predominant platform for devices. Part of the appeal is the perception that Linux is free. But there are costs—plus time and risk—associated with embedded Linux development. This white paper presents a solid business case for considering a commercially supported embedded Linux during the build-versus-buy decision process for any embedded product.


  • How to lower total cost of ownership
  • Risks and costs of a roll-your-own solution
  • The true value of commercial embedded Linux
Achieving Carrier-Grade Openstack for NFV
Achieving Carrier-Grade Openstack for NFV

This paper by Heavy Reading discusses how HP and Wind River have innovated on top of open source efforts to...

Managing the 2020 Medical Device Windows Upgrade Cycle
Managing the 2020 Medical Device Windows Upgrade Cycle

In January 2020, support for the popular operating system Windows® 7 is set to expire. The support for many...


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