The companies contributed both Minipack and the Arista 7368X4 switch to OCP.
The chip giant also unveiled 10nm silicon for data center servers and 5G wireless access base stations and at a CES 2019 news conference.
The Linux Foundation project OpenChain is developing an overarching standard for creating a quality compliance program that companies can apply across the supply chain.
Cumulus Networks launched a transponder abstraction interface, which is a vendor-agnostic way to manage transponders. This makes data center interconnect technology more open.
A Synergy Research Group report found that Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook accounted for 70 percent of total hyperscale capex.
Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are behind the initiative. So far, Amazon and Apple are not part of the group.
A former Huawei employee says he was fired for refusing to use a fake company name to gain access to the private TIP gathering. Huawei says this is just a labor dispute, and the claims are groundless.
The trial used a Voyager device running a network operating system from Cumulus Networks, Zeetta Networks’ NetOS Software Defined Network orchestration, and architecture help from ADVA.
Facebook developed the osquery security framework to monitor its own infrastructure before open sourcing it in 2014.
A small team within the company will look at how to incorporate the distributed ledger technology.
These three initiatives are all focused on virtualizing the RAN, and some of the same companies belong to all three groups. But why are there three?
A recurring topic at the Open Compute Project summit was the increase in east-west traffic within data centers. To cope with this traffic, Facebook innovated a distributed network system called the Fabric Aggregator.
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.
The new programmable chipset nears Shannon's limit in terms of performance.
Several carriers including Nokia, BT, and Deutsche Telekom will trial the technologies.