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Open source networking News
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.
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