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Network Equipment Practice

Network equipment manufacturers face both a technology and a market squeeze. Technology is converging, driving a consolidation in enterprise networks. At the same time, the major client markets for network providers are starting to concentrate, intensifying an already high level of competition. For the agile provider, growth opportunities exist in such areas as IP telephony, wireless, and security, but pressures remain to keep R&D costs in line. To survive these shifts in the marketplace, providers need cost-effective, reliable, high-quality delivery.

As part of our comprehensive network solution, the Network Equipment Services Practice consists of a team of engineers with extensive industry experience delivering design, integration, and optimization services tailored to the needs of Tier 1 and OEM clients. Combined with Wind River Education Services and support network, the Network Equipment Services Practice improves time-to-revenue by delivering reliable, high-quality solutions quickly and cost-effectively.


  • High-quality, on time, on budget. Our services team has proven expertise in completing device software projects for the Network Equipment industry. We know how to manage complex development and integration tasks, ensuring excellent quality and timely delivery.
  • Focus on adding value. By co-sourcing your integration and development work with Wind River Network Equipment Services, you can concentrate on projects that will deliver higher value and sustainable competitive advantage for your company.
  • Insider ecosystem knowledge. Our consultants excel at configuring Wind River Platform for Network Equipment to perform optimally with our hardware and software partner's products. We leverage this extensive knowledge to deliver the best solution for your business, cutting development costs and speeding time-to-revenue.

Why Wind River

Specialized Expertise
Wind River's global team of more than 140 device engineers understands the networking and integration requirements that network equipment manufacturers must meet, and we've built our platforms to address those needs. If you or your customers have unique requirements, Wind River can also create a customized solution. Our extensive industry experience includes Linux, wireless technologies, and security, as well as other market-specific services designed to keep your development project on track.

IP Portfolio
While becoming industry experts, we've assembled a portfolio of intellectual property (IP) that supports our services practice. Using this portfolio of customizations, accelerators, and enhancements can reduce the cost of your solution and decrease your time to completion. Wind River Professional Services will seamlessly integrate our IP into your solution and tailor it according to your needs.

Wind River works within a precisely structured methodology that ensures your project will be completed within the estimated time and at or below the estimated cost, with the top-notch quality you expect. Project execution involves a set of management and development processes based on industry standards, as documented in the Project Management Institute's Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The PMBOK was compiled from the best practices of project managers across many markets and disciplines, and Wind River has applied these best practices to our industry-leading project management approach.