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Cloud Platform

Wind River® Cloud Platform is a production-grade Kubernetes solution that makes 5G possible by solving the operational problem of deploying and managing distributed edge networks at scale.

Production-grade Kubernetes for the 5G Distributed Edge

Wind River Cloud Platform is an open source, production-grade distributed Kubernetes solution for managing edge cloud infrastructure. Based on the OpenStack StarlingX project, Cloud Platform represents a compilation of best-in-class open source technology that delivers the features needed to effectively deploy and manage distributed networks.

Wind River Cloud Platform Overview

Wind River Cloud Platform Overview

Cloud Platform: The Cornerstone of 5G

Find out how a well-executed distributed edge cloud sets the cornerstone for a successful 5G network.

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Distributed Cloud: The Cornerstone of 5G vRAN

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Key Benefits

Optimized for the network edge, Cloud Platform is a high-availability solution that ensures communications service providers can thrive in the era of 5g and beyond. Customers select Cloud Platform because they are looking to:

Control Operational Cost Control operational cost

  • Simplified day-1 and day-2 operations
  • Single pane of glass management
  • Automatic updates and upgrades
  • Integrated end-to-end security to mitigate risk

Establish Market Leadership Establish market leadership

  • Geographically diverse distributed cloud deployment for deploying 5G vRAN at scale
  • Zero-touch deployment, configuration, and enablement with no operatorinvolvement
  • Ability to define and commission edge clouds from a centralized cloud
  • Single installation media—a simple deployment model

Enable New Revenue Streams Enable new revenue streams

  • Highly flexible infrastructure to grow with your business
  • Optimized out-of-the-box, integrated performant, low-latency Linux kernel
  • Small footprint—single node—for edge deployment
  • Edge infrastructure to support new use cases such as autonomous driving, robotics, and yet-to-be-imagined innovative services

Leverage Deployment-Ready Open Source Leverage deployment-ready open source

  • Production-ready Kubernetes
  • Best-of-breed open source solutions that reduce vendor lock-in
  • Commercial hardening and packaging with over 30,000 tests per release
  • Lifecycle support and maintenance with 24x7x365 support options
  • Customer-first focus with alignment upstream

Key Features

Ultra-low latency
High availability
Zero-touch deployment
Single installation media
Optimized out of the box
Two-node high availability
Single pane of glass management
Autonomous edge cloud operation
Pre-integrated end-to-end complete solution
Signed updates
Hitless updates and upgrades
System-wide notification of upgrade state
Small control footprint
On-board registry for images
Edge and core datacenter enabled
Automatic recovery of faulted nodes
Ability for individual nodes to go offline for maintenance
No additional servers required for installation
Ability to define and commission edge clouds from a centralized cloud
No hacking config files
System-wide fault and alarm
Small footprint for edge deployments
Update/upgrade orchestration

Wind River Analytics: Identify trends. Detect anomolies. Prevent problems.

Your distributed cloud is a highly complex system that will generate a vast amount of data, requiring new tools for visibility. Wind River Analytics, fully integrated with Cloud Platform, will collect, distribute, process, and analyze that data for you so you can make pro-active and informed decisions that will keep your cloud up—while reducing your operational costs.

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