Wind River Studio 
Cloud Platform

The Wind River Studio cloud platform is the software infrastructure foundation for Verizon’s 5G edge cloud-native deployment.

 
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Production-Grade Kubernetes for
the 5G Distributed Edge

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

With a series of groundbreaking firsts, Studio has become an essential partner to Tier 1 operators worldwide, including Verizon and Vodafone.

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Wind River Studio Analytics: Another Piece of 5G Built Right

Fully integrated with the cloud platform, Studio analytics capabilities provide network analytics for Verizon’s national deployment of virtualized 5G.

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Open Source Foundation for Studio’s Cloud Platform

Key Benefits

Optimized for the network edge, Studio’s cloud platform is a high-availability solution that ensures communications service providers can thrive in the era of 5G and beyond. Customers select Studio’s 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 operator involvement
  • 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 with support for OpenStack virtual machines (VMs)
  • 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

The Choice for 5G VRAN

To maximize the benefits of virtual RAN (vRAN), operators need an underlying cloud platform designed to support network-wide configuration and management of far edge applications and infrastructure. Studio is especially well suited for use cases such as vRAN with low-latency and high-reliability requirements. With unified edge cloud management and network-wide orchestration, Studio provides the flexibility needed to scale across small-footprint, low-cost/power single node servers up to full data center configurations.

 
 

Commitment to Open Source and Open Standards

Wind River is an active participant and leader in critical industry standards and open source initiatives for building critical infrastructure.