Survey Shows Service Provider Confidence in Open Source, SDN


The Linux Foundation published results of an industry survey that revealed strong confidence among communication services providers (CSPs) in open source networking, and software-defined networking (SDN) in particular.

The foundation announced the results during the Open Networking Summit Europe in Amsterdam, reporting on a survey conducted by Heavy Readingthat polled 150 CSP representatives from 98 companies around the globe, with help from sponsors Affirmed/Intel, Amdocs, CloudOps, Ericsson, Netgate and Red Hat.

“Top takeaways from the survey indicate an increasing maturity of open source technology use from operators, ongoing innovation in areas such as DevOps and CI/CD, and a glimpse into emerging technologies in areas such as cloud native and more,” The Linux Foundation said in a statement.

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