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Wind River & HP Team on NFV

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ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Wind River, a world leader in delivering software for intelligent connected systems, has announced that it is working with HP to certify Wind River networking and communications software on Network Equipment Building System (NEBS)-compliant HP ProLiant servers.

Wind River networking and communications products currently in certification with HP include the following:

  • Wind River Linux
  • Wind River Open Virtualization
  • Carrier Grade Profile for Wind River Linux

    HP’s portfolio of servers includes carrier-grade NEBS-compliant servers optimized for the needs of telecom service providers and network equipment suppliers. Upon completion of certification testing, Wind River networking and communications products will join the HP certification matrix and the company will be distinguished as a preferred software vendor for the communications market. Together Wind River and HP are accelerating network transformation by helping customers become ready to quickly address network functions virtualization (NFV) applications and lower total cost of ownership through the adoption of commercial off-the shelf (COTS) hardware.

    “The carrier network is undergoing a transformation arising from the potential that comes with NFV. By taking advantage of a virtualized or cloud environment through NFV, the telecom industry could reap the flexibility, scalability, cost and energy benefits that IT data centers already enjoy,” said Glenn Seiler, vice president of networking solutions at Wind River. “By combining Wind River’s decades of telecom experience with servers from the market leader like HP, we’re enabling a new generation of carrier grade, NFV-ready servers for the changing telecommunications market.”

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