Microsoft contributed the open source Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) to OCP in 2016. It uses the Linux kernel, and it allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across multiple switch vendors’ hardware.
Big Switch Networks
The company has a similar product for Microsoft Azure that is slated to enter beta next year. Google Cloud is on the roadmap for future support.
It’s delivering a public-cloud management paradigm, which customers are familiar with, to on-premises workloads.
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Big Switch’s data center monitoring fabric will add support for public cloud environments including AWS and Azure later this year.
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Facebook’s FBOSS and Google’s Stratum use Open Network Linux hardware. ONL is a Linux distribution for bare metal switches and it is one of OCP’s several open hardware projects.
Tianjin Broadcast and TV Network and the Incheon “smart city” in South Korea are customers.
Big Mon uses a technology called GPRS tunneling protocol (GTP) to keep an eye on traffic.
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Data center networking is moving away from ‘Ciscos of the world,’ Big Switch says.
The company plans to double its headcount by the end of the year.
With vSphere integrated containers, companies can keep their existing infrastructure.
Big Cloud Fabric 4.0 is available as of today.
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