For your most demanding software challenges, Wind River® Professional Services offers insights, expertise, and resources built from 30 years of leadership in the embedded software industry.


Give your design teams a competitive advantage with a Wind River Professional Services Solution Assessment. In a Solution Assessment, Professional Services systems architects provide thought leadership, working collaboratively with your design and program teams to identify system requirements, architect platform system options, and provide recommendations for meeting business, technical, and program goals.

Our past system design experience across industries allows shorter ramp-up time for assessment efforts. With each engagement, Wind River tailors activities and deliverables to fit your program’s unique needs.

Possible assessments include:

  • Critical requirements and the trade-offs that drive architecture decisions

  • Project planning and risk analysis

  • Safety, compliance, and security requirements

  • Strategies for developing compliant and certified systems


We don’t just help you plan—we deliver. Known for our project management expertise and global development approach, we help software development teams move fast and make smart choices.

Our expertise covers a wide range of development challenges:

  • High-level design

  • Platform extensions

  • Kernel and OS optimization

  • Board support package (BSP) and system software development

  • DO-178B/C, IEC 61508, and EN 50128 certifiable BSPs

  • Middleware development and integration

  • Yocto Project embedded Linux


Professional Services provides managed project-based services to customize and integrate applications, middleware, stacks, and operating systems (open source and proprietary) to achieve improved performance and advanced security features. Services include:

  • Base platform development and stabilization

  • Data plane optimization

  • Deep packet inspection (DPI) and content inspection

  • Protocol acceleration

  • Network drivers

  • IP integration

  • Quality of service


Keeping new and legacy embedded platforms both up to date and cost-effective requires the right technical skills and software management methods. Professional Services offers long term platform management services customized to fit your needs.

Custom Content Maintenance

Teamed with Wind River Premium Project Support, Wind River Professional Services can maintain your customized Wind River Linux platforms. We help with the following:

  • Monitoring for security issues and patches

  • Back porting patches from latest Wind River Linux release

  • Fixing bugs in open source packages

  • Testing

  • Customized platform development

Frozen Branch Maintenance

Teamed with Wind River Premium Project Support, Wind River Professional Services can maintain your specified version of a Wind River standard product throughout your product’s lifecycle. We help with the following:

  • Monitoring for security patches and bug fixes

  • Back porting patches for security issues and bug fixes from latest Wind River product releases


Professional Services can help your development team meet the challenges and realize the benefits of implementing Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Our services help you maximize the connectivity, manageability, security, and flexibility provided by Intelligent Device Platform to develop new and differentiating devices that support the deployment of new IoT business models.

  • IoT Startup Packaged Services

  • Application/Agent Interfacing Services

  • Device Agent Configuration Services

  • Device OS Field Update Services

  • Cloud Application Development Services


Professional Services provides safety certification services designed to help you achieve safety compliance for DO-178B/C, IEC 61508, and EN 50128. We provide device- and system-level safety consulting across the entire development lifecycle.

We can help your team with the following:

  • Software safety requirements and specification development

  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) analysis and program planning

  • Development of DO-178B/C, IEC 61508, and EN 50128 software certification evidence

  • Safety manual development for specific certification authorities

  • Verification and test

  • Validation of development tool and compiler environment

Wind River is an active member of the Safety Alliance and the Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL)


Professional Services delivers a unique mix of embedded, vertical market, and security expertise to develop high quality, differentiated Android-based products. We specialize in the following areas:

  • Android BSP development and customization

  • Third-party integrations

  • End-to-end testing and automated tools

  • Android framework modifications and extensions

  • User interface and graphics

  • Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) verification

  • Boot time and performance optimization

  • Security and management

  • Long term support and maintenance