Tags: Open-O


Open source harmonization
Figure 4 from a new Linux Foundation white paper on networking harmonization depicts the high-level goals for harmonization that are already under consideration by The Linux Foundation, standards development organizations, and open source communities.

New Linux Foundation White Paper: Harmonizing Open Source and Standards in SDN

At the recent Open Networking Summit, the SDN/NFV community convened in Santa Clara to share, learn, collaborate, and network about one of the most pervasive industry transformations of our time. lf_standardsopensource_whitepaper_042517_cover.jpg The Linux Foundation This year’s...
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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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Open-O webinar
Learn more about OPEN-O and rapidly evolving open orchestration landscape in the upcoming webinar on January 17, 2017 10:00a – 11:00a PST.

Why Open Source is Rising Up the Networking Stack in 2017

With 2016 behind us, we can reflect on a landmark year where open source migrated up the stack. As a result a new breed of open service orchestration projects were announced, including ECOMP, OSM, OpenBaton, and The Linux Foundation  project OPEN-O, among them. While the scope varies between...
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VMware Joins Open-O to Pursue its Telco NFV Strategy

VMware joined the Open-O project today as a premier member. The open source project hosted by the Linux Foundation works to enable end-to-end service orchestration via network functions virtualization (NFV) over both software-defined networks (SDN) and legacy networks.  As a premier member, VMware...
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Carriers Embrace Trial & Error Approach as NFV Becomes Real

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Telcos kicked off the SDN World Congress here with boasts about how un-telco-like they’ve become, influenced by software-defined infrastructure and the world of virtualization. Specifically, they’re starting to adopt software’s “agile” philosophy by being willing to proceed...
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VMware Is Getting Serious About Telcos & NFV

VMware is amassing its telco-knowledgeable talent in an effort to boost its profile in network functions virtualization (NFV). VMware also hopes to contribute to open source efforts. The company plans to demonstrate some extensions toOpen Source MANO (OSM) at that group’s October meeting in Santa...
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Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite Influential in SDN & NFV

Open source projects are new to networking, but they’ve been cropping up all over the place in the last couple of years. And many of them are gravitating toward the Linux Foundation. Some of them were originally independent groups. The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for example, was founded...
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It’s Surprising Who’s Using NFV MANO Code From Cloudify

There’s been so much flurry around NFV management and network orchestration (MANO) in 2016 that GigaSpaces’ Cloudify Project kind of flew under the radar. GigaSpaces, a company that offers a data scalability platform, has created some MANO software named Cloudify, and the code is being used by Open...
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What’s the Difference Between Open-O & OSM?

It’s ridiculously early in the existences of Open-O and Open Source MANO (OSM), two open source NFV management and network orchestration (MANO) efforts that emerged at almost the same time this year. But it’s not too early to spot differences between the two. Specifically, each group hopes to solve...
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HPE Won’t Ignore Open Source NFV MANO

Now that we’ve got open source factions rivaling for attention in NFV management and network orchestration (MANO), it’s easy to forget that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has had a complete MANO stack for a while. But that doesn’t mean the vendor won’t take an interest in Open Source MANO (OSM) ...
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