Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite Influential in SDN & NFV

Datetime:2016-08-23 00:18:12          Topic: SDN           Share

Open source projects are new to networking, but they’ve been cropping up all over the place in the last couple of years. And many of them are gravitating toward the  Linux Foundation .

Some of them were originally independent groups. The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for example, was founded by On.lab. But in October, it  became part of the Linux Foundation. The Linux Foundation was already hosting the  OpenDaylight Project , which some considered a rival to ONOS. But the two groups seem to be  happily coexisting under the same host.

Other open source projects in the  SDN and  NFV ecosystem were  born within the Linux Foundation , such as  OPNFV .

Recently, though, the pace of networking projects associating with the foundation has picked up. Here is a trend line of Linux Foundation affiliations this year:

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