Linux Foundation Backs HPE’s Open Source Switch OS


OpenSwitch, the operating system for data center network switches Hewlett-Packard Enterprise launched last year as an open source project together with a number of other networking heavyweights, has become an official Linux Foundation project, the foundation announced today.

The foundation provides infrastructure and management resources for open source projects it accepts, as well as the exposure to open source developers that may be more inclined to contribute because of the organization’s pedigree. It hosts some of the most influential open source infrastructure projects, such as Cloud Foundry, OpenDaylight, and Zen Project.

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