SOFTWARE TOOLS - MontaVista adds support in Linux CGE for next-gen LTE/WiMAX 4G wireless - Embedded.com

SOFTWARE TOOLS – MontaVista adds support in Linux CGE for next-gen LTE/WiMAX 4G wireless

Santa Clara, Ca. – MontaVista Software, Inc., has just announced the newest release of its Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) Linux with over 30 different Linux Support Packages (LSP's).

Available now, CGE 5.1 adds support for next generation 4G wireless networks including LTE and WiMAX, and includes full integration of the OpenSAF high availability middleware consistent with Service Availability Forum specifications.

In addition, said Dan Cauchy, vice president of Marketing at MontaVista, the company is the first commercial Linux vendor to offer virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) capabilities for secure wireless networks. He said CGE 5.1 remains the only carrier grade Linux to be compliant with Carrier Grade Linux, IPv6, and Linux Standard Base certifications.

MontaVista Carrier Grade Edition Linux is a commercial-grade Linux development platform for network equipment developers working with Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) or custom hardware, who require high quality, high availability and long-term support, built on open source.

Support packages are available new include those for the Intel x86, Freescale processors based on Power Architecture technology, Cavium OCTEON, and RMI XLR/XLS architectures, all of which have been registered for compliance with Carrier Grade Linux 4.0 at the Linux Foundation.

The new version has added features such as SCTP, IPSEC with IKEv2 protocols, required for LTE and 4G next generation wireless networks. To learn more, go to www.mvista.com.

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