Neutron is an OpenStack project to provide “networking as a service” between interface devices (e.g., vNICs) managed by other Openstack services (e.g., Nova). Starting in the Folsom release, Neutron is a core and supported part of the OpenStack
Download URL: https://github.com/openstack/neutron
|Relevant Categories||NFVI - Infrastructure Layer|
|Related Foundation||OpenStack Foundation|
Neutron provides a simple networking solution for the cloud. It includes a set of application program interfaces (APIs), plug-ins and authentication/authorization control software that enable interoperability and orchestration of network devices and technologies within infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) environments. Neutron has a component on the controller node called the neutron server, along with a number of servers including NEC OpenFlow, Open vSwitch, Cisco switches, and Linux bridging.
|Developer Community Size||206 contributers|
|Last Release Date||August 2017|
|Code Base Size||370K lines of code|