The white box OS startup, which is taking on data center big dogs Cisco and Arista, launched its hardware-agnostic operating system last July.
CEO Devesh Garg says the company’s operating system isn’t limited by legacy software or hardware and can take advantage of innovations in the underlying silicon.
Network operators that are transitioning to 5G need to manage a significantly greater number of switching routes compared to data center operators.
The software is targeted at large-scale enterprises looking to make the jump from legacy or proprietary systems like those from Cisco.
At the Open Networking Summit, AT&T said DANOS was critical to the company as it deploys 60,000 white boxes and transforms its network to deal with the onslaught of traffic and the advent of 5G.
The disaggregated data center project developed its own switch called Pigeon.
The initial ONAP Amsterdam release is expected this month.
Pica8 now supports five 100G white box switches.
Service providers must accurately estimate vCPE processing power if they want to avoid ripping and replacing equipment down the road.
The growth of the P4 community is aiding Barefoot Networks.
Mellanox scores a win in its battle with Broadcom.
It’s becoming clear that a smarter NIC will be crucial to white boxes built for NFV and SDN applications.
If there's a place you gotta go ... Backpack probably won't be much help.
Industry experts are still debating whether white boxes can take over the networking world.
The former Foundry & Ruckus could be split up.