To the Edge and Beyond Wind River is Accelerating IoT with Partners
Wind River announced the expansion of their product portfolio including a comprehensive cloud suite, Wind River Helix™ Cloud, and free cloud-connected multi-architecture operating systems, Wind River Rocket™ and Wind River Pulsar™ Linux.
What does this mean for developers and the IoT ecosystem?
Speed – The cloud suite simplifies and automates how developers create and deploy their IoT solutions from design and testing to deployment
Flexibility – A critical component of simplifying edge-to-cloud development is having an OS that can support connectivity and communications between the device and the cloud
The Ecosystem – Free cloud-connected, multi-architecture operating systems that provide application portability across devices for customers and fosters an open collaborative ecosystem
Wind River is working closely with leading companies that share a common vision for IoT. Ecosystem launch partners include: ADLINK, Advantech, Autodesk, Avnet, BeagleBoard.org, Cypress Semiconductor Corp, Datalight, Freescale, HCL Technologies, HPE, Kontron, NimbeLink, Microsoft, Oracle, Polarian, Predixion, PTC/Thingworx, Salesforce, Tata Consultancy Services, Texas Instruments, TQ Systems, UbiquiOS, Wibu Systems, and Xilinx.
Wind River is a ThingWorx OEM partner and has based their Helix Device Cloud on the Axeda platform. Helix Device Cloud became generally available in December 2014 and it plays a key role in Intel’s overall IoT Reference Architecture. Wind River has developed unique IP at the edge that includes agent technology that supports Wind River VXWorks (installed in over 1 billion devices) and integrates to Wind River’s IDP (Intelligent Device Platform).
ThingWorx makes it easy for companies to deliver new innovation IoT solutions via a comprehensive technology stack, groundbreaking design and runtime environment, and support from the market’s largest partner ecosystem. This helps companies go beyond just thinking about IoT and enables rapid creation of innovative applications across markets.
“Wind River is a leader with a clear vision to continuously enhance their portfolio, and with their streamlined edge-to-cloud capabilities they are enabling developers to rapidly take IoT development to the next level. By combining the power of the new Wind River edge-to-cloud offering with the innovative ThingWorx® platform, developers will be able to take advantage of a strong business and technical relationship between two IoT market innovators who are pushing to make IoT development easier without sacrificing flexibility.”
Russ Fadel, president and general manager, ThingWorx, a PTC business
Check out the official announcement by Wind River