Open Networking Summit (ONS) 2019: reflections of an industry in transition.
Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
The reference designs offer a peek inside the brains of operators, Timon Sloane, VP of marketing and ecosystem at the Open Networking Foundation, told SDxCentral in an interview.
The COMAC initiative is focused on delivering services over both mobile and broadband networks while supporting subscriber management and maintaining a consistent service experience without regard to the access technology.
Is curated open-source still open source?
In working with the ONF, Comcast is breaking with a long cable tradition of not sharing technology and innovation ideas with competitors.
Google's compute infrastructure is straining to keep up with data demands. The company is looking for "novel ways" to do more data processing. That might include cluster computing.
There is more interest in training than there is good quality training available, says the Linux Foundation.
Its vision is to replace the hardware, software, and services that operators have traditionally gotten from telecom vendors such as Cisco and Dell EMC.
The program is intended to bring together open source products that can quickly be deployed by service providers.
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.
Adtran, Dell EMC, Edgecore Networks, and Juniper Networks joined the ONF at the partner level in which they each pay $500,000 per year for five years.
One trial used the OIF's FlexEthernet client interface standard, the other was based on Ciena's WaveLogic Ai platform.
The ODTN project has some overlap with OpenConfig and TIP, but differs from the AT&T-led OpenROADM project.
Step up or get out of the way, say the operator board members of ONF, including AT&T, China Unicom, Comcast, Google, Deutsche Telekom, NTT Group, Telefonica, and Turk Telekom.
The collaboration will look to integrate Virtual Optical Line Termination Hardware Abstraction software with the Open Networking Automation Platform. The work builds on AT&T's work with passive optical networking and the Central Office...