Irresistible Appeal of Open Source

Telecom companies have always cooperated in development of standards. It’s essential for interoperability – otherwise each company’s customers would only be able to interact with its other customers. But there’s a difference between agreeing on standards and sharing software. Illustrating the...
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The Logical Happens: Open-O Merges with ECOMP

We’ve noted in the past that two Linux Foundation open source projects seemed to be working on similar things: The Open-O project and open source ECOMP. Today, the Linux Foundation announced that the two groups are merging. The new name for the combined group is the Open Network Automation Platform...
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RethinkDB has joined The Linux Foundation, via the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. (Image from the RethinkDB blog.)

This Week in Open Source News: CNCF Buys RethinkDB's Source Code, SnapRoute Has $25 Million in Funding & More

This week in Linux and open source news, CNCF announces purchase of RethinkDB's source code, SnapRoute boasts new, industry-leading backers, and more! Use our weekly digest to round out your OSS news monitoring.  1) CNCF announces purchase of RethinkDB's source code and donation to The Linux...
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AT&T Will Launch ECOMP Into Open Source in 2017

A top AT&T executive said the company will launch its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management, and Policy (ECOMP) platform into open source by the first quarter of 2017. And the Linux Foundation will be the host of the open source project. Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux...
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AT&T Open Sources ECOMP to Linux Foundation, Hopes to Make it Industry's Standard for SDN

AT&T today announced it will release its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) platform to the wider telecom industry as an open source offering managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal, the company said, is to make ECOMP the telecom industry's standard automation...
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