Open source networking has become the ‘new norm,’ and many at the recent Open Networking Summit Europe said they’re seeing it play out in the industry.
If you weren’t in Amsterdam for Open Networking Summit Europe 2018, you missed an extremely exciting conference This Linux Foundation event drew more than 700 networking, development and operations leaders and enterprise users from open source service providers, cloud companies, and more.
Chief among the conference themes was the idea that open source networking is the “new norm,” with lots of vendors attesting to how this theme is playing out in the IT industry. Dan Kohn who leads the Linux Foundation’s Cloud Native Computing Foundation cites cost savings, improved resilience and higher development velocity for both bug fixes and the rolling out of new features for this change. Arpit Joshipura, General Manager of Networking at The Linux Foundation used the term “open-sourcification” in his keynote.
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