The importance of and open-source Network Operations System
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Alik Fishman, Linux Foundation, Open Switch Project, Marketing Committee Chair & Governing Board Member
There is an accelerating trend in the industry towards a "white box" solution for network disaggregation and switching. The value of that market will exceed US$1 billion this year and is expected to account for 20 per cent of it by 2020. However, there is a missing link and that is the all-important software component. Hence the OpenSwitch initiative, which is an open source. Linux-based NOS offering freedom of innovation whilst maintaining stability and minimising vulnerability. The ultimate purpose is to provide a cost-effective solution for the many companies and organisations that do not have the massive financial resources of the likes of Google and Facebook.
Filmed at: OpenStack Summit, Boston, 2017
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