1Beyond Linux: 7 Open-Source Projects the Linux Foundation Is Leading
2PNDA Project Brings Network Data Analytics
3The CORD Project
4Virtual Switching OVS Project Joined in August
5Fast Data IO coming to Linux with FD.IO
The Fast Data Project (FD.io) was first announced by the Linux Foundation in February as an effort to help accelerate data input/output speed across networks and storage technologies. The core of FD.io is technology known as Vector Packet Processing (VPP).
6Building a TODO List for Open-Source Development
7Open Switch Network Operating System Joined the Linux Foundation in June
Hewlett Packard originally started the Open Switch network operating system project in October 2015, bringing the effort under the Linux Foundation umbrella in June 2016. While Open Switch was originally just an HP effort, at the Linux Foundation, there are now multiple participating organizations, including Barefoot Networks, Broadcom, Cavium, Extreme Networks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (formed when HP split into two companies), LinkedIn, Mellanox, Nephos, P4.org, Quattro Networks and SnapRoute.
8OPEN-Orchestrator SDN NFV Effort Is in Development
Not all efforts that the Linux Foundation has announced this year are active yet. The Open-Orchestrator project was announced in February 2016 with the support of Brocade, China Mobile, China Telecom, Dynatrace, Ericsson, F5 Networks, GigaSpaces, Huawei, Infoblox, Intel, KT, Red Hat, Raisecom, Riverbed and ZTE. To date, the project is still under development.