HP Launching Open Source Network OS, OpenSwitch Dev Community


The OpenSwitch community, opening up to the public today, is being backed by a number of other open source proponents as well, including Broadcom, Intel and VMware, among others.

Hewlett-Packard is expanding its outreach to the open source community with a new initiative and networking operating system to fuel new data center technologies. The Linux-based, open source network operating system (NOS) was designed to counter “traditional networking” models, which HP derided in Monday’s announcement as typically closed and proprietary, among other archaic practices.

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