The Carrier Grade NFV Ecosystem

Market-Ready NFV Solutions—Optimized and Interoperable

Introducing the Wind River® Titanium Cloud Ecosystem partner program. This page features the ecosystem of products around the Wind River Titanium Cloud platform.

Through the Titanium Cloud ecosystem, Wind River collaborates with industry-leading hardware and software companies to ensure the availability of interoperable standard products optimized for deployment with Titanium Cloud.

You can select these products for your NFV deployment with the confidence that they have been pre-integrated and validated with Titanium Cloud. They are available now for deployment in live networks, providing you with a proven end-to-end solution that spans multiple layers within the overall NFV architecture. Utilizing the Titanium Cloud Ecosystem accelerates your time-to-market and reduces your schedule as you deploy end-to-end infrastructure.

Wind River partners in the Titanium Cloud Ecosystem fall into four categories:

  • Providers of operations support systems and business support systems (OSS/BSS)
  • Suppliers of NFV orchestration solutions
  • Companies who deliver virtual network functions (VNFs)
  • Providers of standard server platforms

Carrier Grade Reliability for NFV Services

Like its namesake, the Titanium Cloud Ecosystem builds rock-solid, unbreakable solutions based on the Titanium Cloud platform, bringing six-nines carrier grade reliability to NFV services. The Titanium Cloud Ecosystem enables telecom service providers to achieve their critical NFV business imperatives—reducing network operating costs while accelerating the introduction of new, high-value services.

Industry-Leading Hardware and Solutions for NFV

The Titanium Cloud Ecosystem is launching with the partner companies listed below. Additional partners are joining the ecosystem as they integrate with Titanium Cloud.

If you are interested in having your company partner with Wind River and Titanium Cloud, send us an email and our Business Development team will contact you to discuss collaboration opportunities.

ADLINK’s Extreme Outdoor Server is a Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) platform that provides IT and cloud-computing capabilities within the Radio Access Network (RAN) in close proximity to mobile subscribers. This offers a service environment characterized by proximity, ultra-low latency, and high-bandwidth for accelerated content, services, and applications. With Wind River’s Titanium Cloud helping to address the onset of network functions virtualization (NFV) infrastructure, we’re bringing data center performance to the edge of the network.

The first systems to be pre-validated with Titanium Cloud include Advantech CGS-6000 product line.

The CGS-6000 is a line of highly configurable carrier-grade servers designed to balance the best in x86 server-class processing performance with maximum I/O and offload density in a 20" depth chassis. The system is a cost effective, highly available platform optimized to meet next-generation networking equipment needs.

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Communications service providers: Leverage pure-play virtualization for choice, performance and choice with ADVA’s Ensemble solutions.

ADVA Ensemble is an award-winning network virtualization solution that empowers our customers with choice: choice in hardware platforms, choice of software vendors and choice in deployment locations. Ensemble leverages high performance compute environments such as that provided by Titanium Cloud to create a reliable, scalable platform for hosting service accelerating VNFs.

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With more than 20 customers and 40 trials underway with Tier 1 and Tier 2 operators globally, the Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud solution is enabling operators to experience the technical and economic benefits of NFV. Operators have the ability to dynamically adjust capacity on the network without continually adding expensive "boxes". Also operators can now develop and deliver new applications in weeks and months, when similar efforts on legacy solutions typically took as long as a year to complete.

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Altiostar has an expanding portfolio of LTE eNodeBs based on a vRAN solution for all major LTE bands for all deployment scenarios. The vRAN solution is the foundation for evolution toward 5G. It provides carrier grade availability and reliability, elastic scalability, faster innovation with an NFV/SDN enabled platform, and significant cost savings with COTS hardware. The solution has inter-site LTE-Advanced capability based on C-RAN architecture that can be implemented on IP transport for front hauling. The vRAN solution provides the platform for running software intelligence at the eNodeB for Mobile Edge Computing.

Amdocs Network Cloud Service Orchestrator is an open, catalog-driven solution designed to help service providers transition from physical networks to cloud service environments. It creates and manages network services based on real-time network circumstances and customer information. The solution continuously designs, fulfills and assures network services, from any VNF vendor, over all mainstream cloud management systems and SDN controllers

Best-in-class application-ready platforms for highly reliable communications systems.

Artesyn's Intel®-powered ATCA server blades offer an optimized balance of performance, memory, I/O, and interfaces to support a wide range of applications. The combination of Artesyn's high-performance hardware with Wind River Titanium Cloud results in a fully integrated and feature-complete platform that enables NFV Infrastructure, designed to achieve the ultra-reliability and performance mandated in telecom networks.

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Carries out applied research and development activities in electronics, communications and material science.

ASTRI Communications Software R&D team focuses on the development of 4G-and-beyond mobile core network software for public and private mobile networks. ASTRI provides licensable technologies including EPC, LTE Small Cell Gateway, Security Gateway, Home eNodeB Management System, and WiFi Access Controller. Existing technologies and products are based on COTS ATCA and x86 hardware platforms. ASTRI is actively migrating to NFV/SDN based platforms to further enhance the agility of deployments. With Wind River’s Titanium Cloud, ASTRI’s virtualized Security Gateway and Small Cell Gateway will be available by Q1, 2015, followed by vEPC, vWiFiAC and vHeMS.

ASOCS is a pioneer in the development of virtual Base Station (vBS) solutions. Enabled by its Modem Processing Unit (MPU), designed to meet current and future Multi - Radio Access Technologies (Multi-RAT) requirements, ASOCS enables the highest possible capacity baseband solutions for next-generation network topologies such as Cloud - Radio Access Networks (Cloud-RAN) and other wireless infrastructure cells from small to macro and beyond.

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AudioCodes is a global UC vendor focusing on on-prem and cloud based Unified Communications and Contact Center deployments. AudioCodes works closely with solution partners like Microsoft, Broadsoft, Genesys and Interactive Intelligence, delivering connectivity platforms (VoIP media gateways, Session Border Controllers), IP Phones and management and monitoring systems to Enterprises and Service Providers worldwide. Our SBC product line includes an SBC VNF that runs on KVM with integration into OpenStack (also supported VMWare, HyperV and AWS).

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Goodbye lock-in. Hello freedom with the Brocade Vyatta Platform.

The Brocade Vyatta Platform delivers an interoperable and modular solution that encompasses proven Layer 3–7 NFV and emerging software-defined networking (SDN) technologies based on open standards and open source initiatives. Leveraging the network services of the platform, Brocade will provide critical VNFs for Titanium Cloud.

Brocade Virtual Core for Mobile (VCM) is a feature rich virtual packet core platform for mobile networks that transforms legacy physical network functions into a holistic service oriented horizontal architecture comprising interface, service logic, database and management planes that can auto-scale independently to dynamically adjust network capacity. Incorporating modern data center and orchestration tools, VCM reduces the time-to-market for new service rollouts. VCM provides deployment flexibility by supporting multiple network functions on the same platform.

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CertusNet provides comprehensive, stable, and customized virtualized access network solutions, and delivers a network safety framework of multi-point deployment, multi-tier separation, and high flexibility based on characteristics of a virtualized network. Network virtualization enables CertusNet to develop many virtualized network element devices with unique functions such as switch board, VPN gateway, and service router.These devices not only provide a series of network architecture solutions, but gradually replace legacy devices in the current network to realize a network evolution.

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With more than two decades of expertise in securing network infrastructures, Check Point enables service providers to maximize NFV benefits without sacrificing carrier-grade performance.

Check Point security solutions for virtualized environments and SDN take advantage of cost efficiencies, automation and increased orchestration to deliver security while meeting service provider network requirements. Many global ISPs, MSPs, and cloud providers use Check Point’s mature virtualized security technology to secure private and public cloud infrastructures to achieve a lower TCO.

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Clavister is a Swedish company that develops, manufactures and sells network security solutions for telecom operators and services providers.

Clavister¹s solutions are based on proprietary, innovative software with powerful performance and high quality. As a Titanium Cloud ecosystem partner Clavister enables accelerated deployment for service providers and telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) deploying security infrastructure based on NFV. Service providers and TEMs can confidently select Clavister¹s products knowing that they are pre-validated with Titanium Cloud and ready for deployment in live networks for use cases such as: mobile edge cloud, LTE-Backhaul and Packet Core security.

Ciena’s Blue Planet framework is the first purpose-built SDN/NFV solution designed for service providers to simplify the development, deployment and orchestration of services. Blue Planet is a scalable platform with open APIs to interface with multi-vendor network hardware, software, OSS systems and applications.
Blue Planet accelerates the transition to SDN and NFV and has partnered with the Titanium Cloud platform, helping operators to be more nimble in responding to customer and market demands

Dell OEM Solutions works with companies in more than 40 industry verticals go to market more efficiently by building Dell’s hardware, software and services into their solutions. Using Dell’s Tier 1 technology and supply chain as the foundation, a dedicated OEM organization works with customers to customize the system most appropriate for powering their intellectual property. And, by managing the design, manufacturing, distribution, and support of the hardware, Dell OEM customers can focus on what they do best. Innovation.

F5 makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organizations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control.

Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments.

Making networks smarter.

GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in more than 80 countries. From the core to the edge to the Experience™, the company’s technology seamlessly evolves IP networks to new levels in scalability, security, profitability, and efficiency. GENBAND’s market-leading technology facilitates multimedia voice, data, and video sessions and “anywhere” and “any device” services that scale on public and private networks.

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The right compute, for the right workload, at the right economics—every time.

HP is a leading provider of computer platforms for both the IT data center and the service provider’s network. HP has provided computer systems to the telecom network for over 30 years, and leads in the adoption of IT technologies for telecom applications, such as NFV. As a member of the Titanium Cloud Ecosystem, HP is collaborating closely with Wind River to introduce high-performance NFV solutions based on HP servers that will help service providers meet new market challenges.

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.

InfoVista is the leading provider of network performance orchestration solutions that enable optimal customer experience across the entire life-cycle, all technologies and all domains of both the fixed and mobile networks, from the data center to the access network. Our award-winning solutions empower communications service provider, mobile operators and IT-intensive enterprises to deliver high-performing and differentiated services, guarantee business-critical application performance and maximize network ROI while cost-effectively planning, operating, optimizing and monetizing their network.

Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and personal use around the world. In collaboration with Wind River, Intel Security provides carrier-class SDN and NFV security solutions for enterprises and communications service providers including comprehensive next-generation firewall protections. Performance and flexibility benefits are achieved through highly efficient software design and integration of advanced technologies such as Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK)

Ixia provides application performance and security resilience solutions so that organizations can validate, secure and optimize their physical and virtual networks. Enterprises, service providers, network equipment manufacturers and governments worldwide rely on Ixia's solutions to deploy new technologies and achieve efficient, secure ongoing operation of their networks. With Ixia's powerful and versatile solutions, their global support, and professional services staff, Ixia customers can focus on exceeding their customer's expectations and achieving better business outcomes. Specific Ixia solutions for virtual test, assessment and monitoring include IxNetwork VE, IxLoad VE, BreakingPoint VE, IxChariot and Phantom vTap.

Kontron integrated COTS platforms are designed to bring any telecom and cloud infrastructure application to life.

We are experienced system architects who match our clients’ network application requirements with the right hardware and software solutions for the 4G LTE Evolved Packet Core, Content Delivery Networks, and NFV and SDN cloud infrastructure. Kontron is an OpenStack Corporate Sponsor and is listed on the German TecDAX stock exchange (KBC).

Lenovo is a $45 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative, powerful integrated NFV solutions for Communication Service Providers that provide the backbone for rich mobile content, 5G networks and IoT workloads. We help clients build out next-generation data centers using open source technologies to address the growing demand for agile, cost-effective and flexible architectures.

Lanner Electronics Inc. (TAIEX 6245) is a world-leading provider of design, engineering, and manufacturing services for advanced and customizable SDN and NFV network computing appliances.

Lanner HTCA appliances integrate the best-in-class Intel Xeon® E5-2600v3/v4 computing power and high-speed switching capabilities in a single appliance, while maintaining efficiency and flexibility in service control and network management. Through the collaboration of Wind River Titanium Cloud and Lanner NFVI-ready HTCA appliances, Lanner ensures the availability of interoperable standard products optimized for NFV deployment to help accelerate time-to-market for service providers and TEMs.

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Mellanox Technologies revolutionizes data center networking through Open Composable Networks that unleash agile infrastructure innovation, support diverse range of application workloads and drive cloud-scale efficiency. OCN is based on network disaggregation, open and unified abstraction interface, and automated orchestration and management. It encompasses end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect components that provides unparalleled speeds, predictable performance, and extreme flexibility to compose software-defined infrastructure that suit the needs of both cloud-native and enterprise mission-critical workloads.

Massively scalable session border control. Proven performance in NFV infrastructures.

Together with the Titanium Cloud platform, the Perimeta session border controller (SBC) delivers the highest performance and most resilient VoIP/VoLTE security and interworking solution on the market. Leveraging carrier grade availability and reliability, along with the Wind River enhanced data plane acceleration techniques, network operators can realize the promise of low-cost and extremely flexible virtualized voice services delivered with dynamic service function chains from orchestrated NFV infrastructures.

A global market leader in enterprise and mobile communications powering more than 2 billion business connections and 2 billion mobile subscribers every day, Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) helps businesses and mobile carriers connect, collaborate and provide innovative services to their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve more than 60 million business users in more than 100 countries, and 130 mobile service providers including 15 of the top 20 mobile carriers in the world. That makes us unique, and the only company able to provide a bridge between enterprise and mobile customers.

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NewNet Mobile Communications provides Mobile Network Operators (MNO's), Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO's), and other telecommunication carriers with premises and cloud-based platforms delivering SS7, SMS/MMS, and RCS. More than 1 billion subscribers worldwide currently access NewNet Mobile Communication platforms. NewNet systems support NFV for efficiently deploying services ranging from messaging to VoWiFi and WebRTC. NewNet Mobile Communications relies on Wind River systems to deliver reliable high capacity communication solutions with virtualization.

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, NEXCOM is committed to being your trustworthy partner in building intelligent solutions. The Network and Communication Solutions (NCS) business unit provides telecom carriers solid NFV hardware platforms to dynamically respond to changes in clients' needs. Aimed to address high variation in the demands of enterprise clients, NFV hardware platforms are available with a versatile combination of multi-core architecture, virtualization technology, and bandwidth capacities.

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the innovation of Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the cloud and the Internet of Things.

Nokia is the first vendor to effectively merge telco and IT with its AirFrame Data Center Solution. The Nokia AirFrame Data Center Solution is 5G-ready and supports the need for more distributed cloud architectures, which will be the foundation to deliver extremely low latency and high data processing requirements of the future

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Network Intelligence for Real-Time Application Awareness

Qosmos leads the market for embedded deep packet inspection (DPI) and network intelligence technology used in physical, SDN and NFV architectures. The company supplies software to vendors who embed real-time application awareness in their products for traffic optimization, service chaining, QoS, analytics, cyber security and more. Continuous protocol signature updates are provided by Qosmos Labs. Qosmos contributes actively to international standards for SDN and NFV, and serves 75% of the market.

Riverbed SteelHead provides visibility, control, and optimization for your software-defined, hybrid network

Riverbed® SteelHead delivers comprehensive optimization, visibility, and control for any application across any network to deliver extraordinary application performance no matter where users are located. By integrating with Wind River's Titanium Cloud, SteelHead enables service providers to extend these benefits across software-defined wide area networks resulting in greater application performance and increased business agility.

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RIFT.io provides open source software solutions that simplify and automate the development and deployment of cloud network functions and applications. Network applications and services built with RIFT.io technology can scale limitlessly and intelligently take advantage of unique network and cloud infrastructure capabilities such as those provided by Wind River Titanium Cloud. RIFT.io is a privately held, global company with offices in the United States and India. For more information about Rift.io, visit http://riftio.com/. Follow us at @RIFT_io.

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Silver Peak is the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, offering a complete range of best-in-class hardware, software and cloud-based WAN solutions. The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN provides a secure and reliable virtual overlay to connect users to applications utilizing any combination of underlying transport technologies without compromising application performance. This boosts business productivity, accelerates time to value and delivers an unmatched user experience edge to edge. Silver Peak SD-WANs provide the flexibility and control to align WAN resources with business mandates, while reducing connectivity and equipment costs by up to 90%.

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Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. With Sonus, enterprises can secure and prioritize real-time communications, while service providers can deliver reliable, secure real-time services for mobile, UC and social applications. Sonus offers an award-winning portfolio of hardware-based and virtualized Session Border Controllers (SBCs), Diameter Signaling Controllers (DSCs), Policy/Routing servers and media/signaling gateways.

Saguna, a pioneer of Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), makes mobile broadband faster, simpler, and more economical with smart NFV software solutions. With Saguna, mobile operators improve user experience, network economics, and monetization by bringing Internet content and applications into the Radio Access Network (RAN), as close as possible to mobile users.

Saguna provides the most advanced MEC platform, Saguna Open-RAN, operating on Titanium Cloud to extend the NFV environment into the mobile RAN.

Spirent develops innovative test solutions for the engineers and network planners working within the communications industry that allow them to evaluate the performance of the latest technologies, infrastructures and applications to be deployed worldwide.

Spirent’s SDN and NFV solutions enable customers to accelerate the deployments of NFV and modern software-defined datacenters by ensuring the scalability and reliability of cloud infrastructures and providing end to end visibility for SLA validation

Supermicro® the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for data center, cloud computing, enterprise IT, hadoop/Big Data, HPC and embedded systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its “We Keep IT Green®” initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software, strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information.

With innovative deep packet inspection (DPI) technology, Trend Micro closely collaborates with Wind River and offers telecommunication and service providers flexible, reliable, and high-performance VNFs from premises and edge to core network. Trend Micro VNFs features intrusion prevention, parental control, QoS, and application/device identification.

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Founded by network industry veterans, Versa Networks is an innovative vendor in the SD-WAN and SD-Security market.

Versa Networks provides a unique solution for software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and security (SD-Security) that is purely software- and NFV-based and fully multi-tenant. The solution provides a wide range of virtualized networking and security functions that can be used to create highly scalable and profitable managed services than run on low-cost white box and x86 hardware. Versa SD-WAN and SD-Security are deployed by Tier 1 and 2 providers around the world, as well as several large enterprises.