Article: Innovium Launches Open Source Hyperscale-like Networking

Innovation, Open Source

Innovium Launches Open Source Hyperscale-like Networking

Innovium, Inc., a provider of networking switch solutions for cloud and edge data centers, today announced Innovium TERACertified switch solutions that the company said delivers up to 2X or more TCO network advantage over alternatives, currently enjoyed only by hyperscalers.

Disaggregation has been occurring throughout the IT stack, delivering innovation, choice and TCO advantages.

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Article: Chip maker Innovium certifies white-box switches on open-source SONiC to disrupt networking industry

Circuits, Hardware, Open Infrastructure, Open Manufacturing

Chip maker Innovium certifies white-box switches on open-source SONiC to disrupt networking industry

The open-source SONiC software will bring the same benefits of reduced total cost of ownership in networking as happened in white-box servers, Innovium claims. Networking equipment from Cisco Systems, Arista Networks, and Juniper Networks and others runs on operating system software owned and built by those vendors. Some parties think that needs to change.

Tuesday morning, Innovium, a vendor to Cisco and others of switching chips, announced it with partners in the original device maker, or ODM, field, it is testing and certifying network switches built on its chips and the open-source SONiC operating systems, a network operating system developed by Microsoft and the Open Compute Project and licensed under a mix of the GNU GPL and the Apache License.

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Article: Open source, programmability and as-a-service to play a big role in future networks

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Open source, programmability and as-a-service to play a big role in future networks

As networks rely more on software, industry experts expect open-source to play a role in Layer2 and 3 functionality, and that data-centers will rely more on cloud-like services.

Networks of the not-to-distant future could feature many more open-source software components, advanced programmability, and be delivered as-a-service, according to experts speaking at the Future:Net 2021 symposium. Attendees of the virtual event heard predictions from vendors such as Cisco, Google, and Microsoft as well as academics and analyst firms such as Gartner and 451 Research.

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Article: Innovium Announces TERACertified Networking with Open-source SONiC Software

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Innovium Announces TERACertified Networking with Open-source SONiC Software

Innovium, Inc., a provider of networking switch solutions for cloud and edge data centers, today announced Innovium TERACertified switch solutions that the company said delivers up to 2X or more TCO advantage over alternatives, currently enjoyed by only a few hyperscalers.

Disaggregation has been occurring across many different layers in the IT stack, delivering unmatched innovation, choice and TCO advantages. Compute servers have moved from proprietary hardware and operating systems to open & disaggregated server hardware using x86/ARM and open-source Linux OS.

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