Tags: Service Provider

A Networking Open Source Innovation Pipeline Can Accelerate Businesses

... To be fair, all enterprise solutions will, by default, create a lock-in as once they are deployed they are very difficult to replace. The benefit of open source is not that it removes lock-in altogether; instead of being wed to single vendor and a single technology, one is connected to a...
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NFV Interoperability Testing Needs to Accelerate

Many service providers have deployed network function virtualization (NFV) software but few have the tools in place to orchestrate and manage NFV software from multiple vendors. To foster interoperability, a series of initiatives and services have been launched to help organizations determine what ...
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LinuxCon China
LinuxCon, ContainerCon, and CloudOpen will be co-located June 19-20, 2017 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. Speaking proposals are being accepted through March 18. Submit your proposal now!

The Linux Foundation Brings 3 New Open Source Events to China

LinuxCon, ContainerCon, and CloudOpen will be held in China this year for the first time, The Linux Foundation announced this week. After the success of other Linux Foundation events in the country, including MesosCon Asia and Cloud Foundry Summit Asia, The Linux Foundation decided to offer its...
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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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Open Source Summit North America

LinuxCon, ContainerCon, CloudOpen and the new Community Leadership Conference combine under one umbrella name in 2017 - the Open Source Summit. At the Open Source Summit, you will collaborate, share information and learn across a wide variety of topics, with 2,000 technologists and community...
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OPNFV Summit 2017

The OPNFV Summit brings together developers, end users, and communities working to advance open source Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Learn more
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Open Networking Summit
Open Networking Summit (ONS) 2017 is the place to learn about the next wave of open networking. Submit a proposal today to speak in one of our five new tracks and share your vision and expertise. The deadline is Jan. 21, 2017.

Help Move the Networking Industry Forward at Open Networking Summit 2017

I am honored to join The Linux Foundation this month as General Manager of Open Source Networking & Orchestration. As I look at the last three decades, we (networking geeks) have always stepped up to stay ahead of major technology disruptions. Now we are at the next big revolution: open...
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Enabling the Digital Revolution: SDN and Beyond

The promise of software-defined networking and solutions for its wider adoption were explored in depth at VMware’s inaugural future:net event. To cope with the many challenges of the new digital business, data centers are undergoing a once-in-a-generation architectural shift, from hardware- to...
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Open source plays an important role in the Comcast ecosystem.

How Linux and Open Source Are Powering Comcast’s Massive Infrastructure

Comcast is the nation’s largest Internet service provider. In 2015 the company had more than 23.76 million high-speed data subscribers and 22.4 million video subscribers. To serve these customers, Comcast  deals with a massive amount of data. Let me give you an idea of how data usage is growing on...
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Introducing the new superheroes of the networking world...no, not me!

SDN and NFV may look like the new superheroes of the networking world, but they are only foundation members of an orchestra now playing a dynamic network symphony. Hybrid WAN's are one thing, but software defined or "SD-WAN's" are another. The key difference in my opinion; centralised control...
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