13 relations: Commercial off-the-shelf, Ericsson, GNU Lesser General Public License, Hewlett-Packard, High availability, Independent software vendor, Network equipment provider, Nokia Networks, Open-source software, SAFplus, SCOPE Alliance, Service Availability Forum, Wind River Systems.
Commercial off-the-shelf or commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) satisfy the needs of the purchasing organization, without the need to commission custom-made, or bespoke, solutions.
Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson) is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm.
The GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) is a free software license published by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).
The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) or shortened to Hewlett-Packard was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
High availability is a characteristic of a system, which aims to ensure an agreed level of operational performance, usually uptime, for a higher than normal period.
An independent software vendor (ISV) is an organization specializing in making and selling software, as opposed to hardware, designed for mass or niche markets.
Network equipment providers are companies that sell product and services to communication service providers such as fixed or mobile operators as well as to enterprise customers.
Nokia Networks (formerly Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) and Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) is a multinational data networking and telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Espoo, Finland, and wholly owned subsidiary of Nokia Corporation. It started as a joint venture between Nokia of Finland and Siemens of Germany known as Nokia Siemens Networks. Nokia Networks has operations in around 120 countries. In 2013, Nokia acquired 100% of Nokia Networks, buying all of Siemens' shares. In April 2014, NSN name was phased out as part of rebranding process.
Open-source software (OSS) is a type of computer software whose source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.
The SAFplus Availability/Scalability Platform is an open source software library used to provide high availability, scalability/clustering, and management services for software applications running in a tightly coupled distributed system.
The SCOPE Alliance was a non-profit industry alliance to accelerate the deployment of carrier grade base platforms for service provider applications.
The Service Availability Forum (SAF or SA Forum) is a consortium that develops, publishes, educates on and promotes open specifications for carrier-grade and mission-critical systems.
Wind River Systems, also known as Wind River, is an Alameda, California-based wholly owned subsidiary of TPG Capital.