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BSP Lifecycle Maintenance

Your BSP + Our Maintenance Expertise = Up to 60% reduction in maintenace costs

Maintaining and keeping a board support package (BSP) secure requires a dedicated embedded system software staff with expertise in Linux kernel, build systems, software libraries update and vulnerability patch management. Rather than allocating your limited resources to maintaining your BSP full-time, leverage Timesys’ embedded software development and security expertise, and dedicate your resources to developing your next-generation product.

Timesys BSP Lifecycle Maintenance

How It Works

we set up a BSP baseline

Set Up Baseline

We set up a baseline that includes:

  • Adding your custom board into the Timesys Board Farm Cloud
  • Adding your BSP code into a private Git repo that only you and Timesys can access
  • Running a BSP validation test, and agreeing on baseline features and performance numbers
Timesys provides monthly CVE reports and reviews them quarterly

Review Reports

We provide monthly vulnerability reports, and on a quarterly basis we jointly review them to determine what updates and patches you want us to apply.

Timesys integrates security patches and package updates into your BSP

Integrate Patches/Updates

We integrate security patches / package updates for your BSP as per the quarterly review.

Validate BSP

Validate BSP

After integrating patches/updates, we validate the BSP by comparing it against the baseline.

Timesys delivers the updated BSP and validation reports

Deliver Updated BSP & Reports

We deliver updated BSP and validation reports for comparison with the previous report.

Offload the Burden of BSP Lifecycle Maintenance to Us

Leveraging our expertise can help you reduce the overall cost of maintaining your embedded device and keeping it secure.

Focus your resources on value-add

Because Timesys maintains your BSP for you, your engineering team is freed up to focus on product differentiation.

Stay Secure

With the Timesys TRST team at the core, we help you keep your software secure. We monitor security vulnerability reports, analyze the severity of the vulnerabilities, and integrate required patches and updates.

Know what is affected

Because our comparison reports include baseline test report data, you can see what’s been affected.

Reduce overall maintenance cost

Through years of implementing best practices, we’ve streamlined the BSP Lifecycle Maintenance process, enabling us to maintain your BSP for you as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Track and trace

You can use the reports and documentation we provide to help you with compliance.

Be assured you have a solid plan for ongoing product updates

Think of Timesys as an extension of your team, and rely on our expertise for the long haul. When your next BSP update is required, you’re in good hands.

Want more information about how you can reduce your BSP maintenance costs by 60% with Timesys’ BSP Lifecycle Maintenance?

We’d be happy to talk to you about how we can help you significantly lower your long-term BSP maintenance costs and maintain the security posture of your embedded device. To contact us, you can email us or call us at 1.866.392.4897 (toll-free) or +1.412.232.3250.

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