Open source networking
- December 12, 2019
Cisco's Silicon One chip launch demonstrates a willingness to embrace white box routers in the hyperscale data centers of cloud providers.
- October 01, 2019
The new AT&T design for open carrier-grade routing covers systems ranging from single line card devices to large hardware clusters. The design taps Broadcom's Jericho2 chip.
- September 12, 2019
Updates include improved security and observability features, a new developer portal, API importing and improved analytics and configuration management.
- August 19, 2019
Companies are turning to open source network automation tools as less expensive, good-enough alternatives to Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
- May 02, 2019
The new Dell EMC SD-WAN Edge product includes hardware and support, as well as VMware's VeloCloud software.
- April 23, 2019
Cumulus Networks has revamped Cumulus NetQ. The latest version of the network troubleshooting and change validation software is aimed at a larger segment of the enterprise market.
- March 18, 2019
Facebook's two-year data center overhaul, discussed at OCP 2019, included two new switches: the Facebook-designed Minipack and the 7368X4 developed jointly with Arista.
- March 14, 2019
Facebook launches the power-saving Minipack switching platform, and Arista unveils the 7368X4 for hyperscalers at the OCP 2019 Global Summit.
- February 13, 2019
SnapRoute has introduced a network operating system for cloud environments. The cloud NOS, called Cloud Native Network OS, uses Kubernetes for network orchestration.
- December 21, 2018
The 100 GbE switch market is shifting away from webscale data center operators, as Arista and Cisco benefit from large enterprises buying more of the faster ports to replace 40 GbE.
- December 13, 2018
The combination of Lenovo RackSwitch models with Cumulus Linux and NetQ monitoring software is aimed at companies that prefer open networking in the data center.
- December 04, 2018
ONAP's latest release, Casablanca, focuses on enhancing existing features within its architecture to better support cross-carrier site connectivity, deployment and 5G.
- May 22, 2018
Pica8 is rolling out new white box network switch software aimed at campus and branch-office deployments in a bid to build a new market.
- March 22, 2018
A study found Open Compute Project hardware sales topped $1 billion last year. The OCP-commissioned study also reports sellers are eyeing new markets for their open source products.
- March 14, 2018
The Open Networking Foundation formed Stratum, an open source networking project intended to create more interoperability among white box switches and network operating systems.