Google, Samsung Join AT&T and Verizon in Independent CORD Project


Google and Samsung join AT&T and Verizon as partners in ONOS project’s CORD platform, which is set to be spun off as an independent open source project. The Open Network Operating System project’s central office re-architected as data center platform continues to gain momentum, with the Open Networking Lab and the Linux Foundation spinning off the CORD initiative as an independent open source project.

The initiative also gained new partners in Google, Radisys and Samsung, with Google set to host the first CORD Summit this week at its Tech Corner Campus in California. The initiative also includes members AT&T, Verizon Communications, China Unicom, NTT Communications and SK Telecom, as well as vendors like Ciena, Cisco, Fujitsu, Intel, NEC and Nokia.

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