VIAVI Solutions | February 28, 2023
On February 27, 2023, VIAVI Solutions Inc., a leading network monitoring, test and assurance solutions provider, announced the launch of NITRO Discovery, a solution designed for providing real-time discovery of virtual or physical network assets, on the ServiceNow Store.
This high-scale, low-latency solution integration is a Certified Service Graph Connector into the ServiceNOW Telecommunications Network Inventory (TNI) Platform. The solution is based on VIAVI's acquisition of CanGo Networks in June 2022, which helps network operators maintain and develop accurate network inventory and topology.
NITRO Discovery offers a way for network operators to manage and optimize network operations effectively, especially with the increasing challenge of maintaining visibility to all connected equipment as network elements become disaggregated. Accurate inventory and topology are essential in network intelligence as they serve as foundational elements so that AI/ML algorithms can work reliably and deliver dependable automated solutions.
NITRO Discovery integrates an auto-discovery and reconciliation framework with ServiceNow CMDB Telco CI Classes to update network inventory in near real-time. It is based on a multi-domain, multi-vendor and multi-technology inventory management system, which includes information on logical, physical and network resources. The solution provides real-time data collection and reporting at scale.
NITRO Discovery will be showcased at ServiceNow Stand #GG4 during MWC Barcelona from February 27 to March 2.
About VIAVI Solutions
VIAVI is a leading supplier of monitoring, network testing and assurance solutions to communications service providers, equipment manufacturers, hyperscalers, enterprises, avionics and government agencies. It is at the forefront of light management technologies for a variety of applications, including 3D sensing, consumer electronics, anti-counterfeiting, government, industrial, automotive and aerospace. The company's technologies are utilized by a broad range of clients, ranging from the world's largest mobile operators and governmental entities to enterprise network and application providers to contractors responsible for laying fiber and constructing towers to keep the world connected.
SERVER VIRTUALIZATION, VIRTUAL SERVER MANAGEMENT
Wind River | January 10, 2023
Wind River, a company that delivers software for intelligent systems, has announced that its Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform now supports the Intel Xeon D-1700 and D-2700 processors, as well as 11th Gen Intel Core processors.
Helix Platform is a safety-certifiable multi-core, multi-tenant platform that supports multiple independent levels of criticality and is designed for broad industry use cases, including avionics, industrial, medical, and automotive settings. The combination of the Wind River Helix Platform with the Intel Xeon D-1700 and D-2700 processors, as well as 11th Gen Intel Core processors, delivers an advanced, safe, and secure platform for edge-to-cloud software solutions.
“Increasingly, with the growth of the intelligent edge, industries such as aerospace and defense, automotive, and industrial bring unique sets of requirements and challenges. With Helix Platform support for Intel Xeon D and 11th Gen Intel Core™, Wind River is expanding architecture support to address the demanding needs of highly compute-heavy mission-critical applications,” said Avijit Sinha, chief product officer, Wind River.
It offers a true Type 1 hypervisor, 64-bit multi-core, single and multi-core guests, support for ARINC 653 Application Executive, FACETM 3.1 conformance, and multiple device models. The update furthers Wind River's commitment to address the demanding needs of highly compute-heavy mission-critical applications and Intel's commitment to enable end-user innovation and mission success. The Wind River Helix Platform also provides advanced security features such as secure boot, whitelisting, secure enclaves, and encryption, allowing for the most reliable safety-certified platform.
About Wind River
In terms of providing software for intelligent systems, Wind River is a world leader. Since 1981, the company's technology, which is used in billions of products, has been powering the safest, most secure devices in the world. With a wide range of partners and world-class professional services and support, Wind River provides a robust portfolio. Mission-critical intelligent systems will increasingly require greater compute and AI capabilities while requiring the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability. Wind River software and expertise are accelerating the digital transformation of these systems.
VIRTUAL DESKTOP TOOLS,SERVER VIRTUALIZATION
Hughes | January 17, 2023
Hughes Network Systems, an EchoStar company, has announced that it will debut the Hughes Active Power Edge, a power distribution unit designed for managed services, and showcase its suite of managed services at Retail's Big Show 2023. The Hughes Active Power Edge promises to lower the costs of running a data center and make it use less energy.
The Active Power Edge (model number HS54) is designed to make networks more reliable, smarter, and better performing for enterprise customers by correlating data points such as network performance, power usage, and power conditioning . Hughes Network Systems, EchoStar, and a team of experts who are committed to making new managed services solutions came together to make the Hughes Active Power Edge (model number HS54).
Dan Rasmussen, senior vice president, enterprise division, Hughes, commented, “By correlating data points like power usage, power conditioning and network performance, the Hughes Active Power Edge enables us to be even more proactive in ensuring reliable business operations for our customers.”
It can reset outlets and power cycle connected devices as needed, thus maintaining network uptime seamlessly, saving customers time and costly downtime. It is seamlessly integrated into the HughesON suite of managed network services. The Active Power Edge (model number HS54) is a powerful tool for enterprise customers that makes networks smarter, more reliable, and higher performing.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of EchoStar (Nasdaq: SATS), provides broadband equipment and services, managed services based on smart, software-defined networking, and end-to-end network operation to millions of consumers, businesses, governments, and communities around the world. HughesNet®, the company's flagship internet service, connects millions across the Americas, and the Hughes JupiterTM System provides internet access to tens of millions more worldwide. Hughes works with more than half of the world's satellite operators, in-flight service providers, mobile network operators, and military customers. Hughes, a managed network services provider, supports 500,000 enterprise sites with its HughesONTM portfolio of wired and wireless solutions.