Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite … – (blog)

August 20, 2016 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Uncategorized

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 by On.lab. But in October, it became part of the Linux Foundation. The Linux Foundation was already hosting the OpenDaylight Project, which some considered a rival to ONOS. But the two groups seem to be happily coexistingunder the same host.

Other open source projects in the SDN and NFV ecosystem were born within the Linux Foundation, such as OPNFV.

Recently, though, the pace of networking projects associating with the foundation has picked up. Here is a trend line of Linux Foundation affiliations this year:

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