White paper: Platforms for Success in Next Generation IoT Designs
Over the last few decades, the diverse needs of OEMs have fostered the development of a range of different embedded runtime options, from real-time operating systems (RTOSs), to microkernels to Linux, among others. Today, OEMS are faced with new market demands, technological advancements, and the need to balance performance and safety goals with keeping costs in check. All these pressures are converging to force OEMs to adapt. So often, meeting new product functionality requirements means taking new approaches to runtime selection.
To find out what technologies and strategies OEMs are adopting to meet today’s runtime opportunities and challenges, VDC Research performed a survey of embedded engineering and development leaders across a range of industries. The resulting white paper covers how the adoption of an RTOS compares with Linux and other open-source operating systems – and with adopting a mixed environment through virtualization – in terms of cost of ownership, project timelines and other measures of success.
Read the white paper to learn about:
- Adoption rates of various operating systems
- The growing need for virtualization and hypervisors and the drivers behind that need
- The main drivers behind operating system choices
- What role total cost of ownership plays in how organizations choose an operating system