SONiC is a collection of networking software components required to have a fully functional L3 device. It is designed meet the requirements of a cloud data center. It is fully open-sourced at OCP.
Download URL: http://github.com/Azure/SONiC/projects
|Relevant Categories||NFVI - Switching and Routing, NFVI - Network Operating Systems|
|Related Foundation||Open Compute Project|
True to its name, SONiC is about cloud speed and scale – and because it can easily extend with other open source, third party or proprietary software components, it can ultimately speed time to market and greatly improve datacenter efficiencies. SONiC is a uniquely extensible platform, with a large and growing ecosystem of hardware and software partners, that offers multiple switching platforms and various software components.
|Developer Community Size||22 Contributers|
|Last Release Date||May 2017|
|Code Base Size||Not available|
|Licensing||Apache, GPLv2 and Multiple different licenses for components.|