Article: Open Source Networking and a Vision of Fully Automated Networks

Open Software, Open Source

Open Source Networking and a Vision of Fully Automated Networks

Ever since the birth of local area networks, open source tools and components have driven faster and more capable network technologies forward. At the recent Open Source Summit event in Europe, Arpit Joshipura, Networking General Manager at The Linux Foundation, discussed his vision of open source networks and how they are being driven by full automation.

“Networking is cool again,” he said, opening his keynote address with observations on software-defined networks, virtualization, and more. Joshipura is no stranger to network trends. He has led major technology deployments across enterprises, carriers, and cloud architectures, and has been a steady proponent of open source.

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Article: ONAP will promote open source ecosystem building and accelerate operational transformation, says Huawei

Code, Open Software, Open Source

ONAP will promote open source ecosystem building and accelerate operational transformation, says Huawei

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) community recently announced the availability of its first platform release, ONAP “Amsterdam.” This release delivers a unified architecture for end-to-end, closed-loop network automation and creates a premise for service automation and orchestration.

As a platinum founding member fully engaged in the ONAP community, Huawei actively invested a great deal of resources in technical architecture, code contribution, and system integration, while working with industry partners for operational transformation and the accelerated construction of an open source ecosystem.

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