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6WIND Discusses Trends in Packet Processing Software at Open Networking Summit

DPDK, FD.io/VPP and Linux Synchronization are key themes for high performance open source networking

Blog post by Kelly Leblanc, VP of Marketing, 6WIND

6WIND is pleased to offer three opportunities to share information with Open Networking Summit attendees this year.

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Learn more about ONOS at ONS

Blog Post by David Boswell, Director of Community, ON.Lab

The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) project, a software defined networking (SDN) OS for service providers, is holding a three-day Mini Summit at this year’s Open Networking Summit.

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Scaling up SDNs using TTPs (Table Type Patterns)

Attend Our Session to Learn How Table Type Patterns (TTP) Help Scale OpenFlow to New Heights

Blog Post by Sudhir Modali Director of Product Marketing, Pica8

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Network Segmentation Tools for a Multi Layered Security Approach

Tempered Networks is proud to participate as a Start-Up sponsor at Open Networking Summit, March 14-17 in Santa Clara, CA. Blog post by Thomas Key, Principal Engineer, Tempered Networks

If we agree that there are no silver bullets in security management, then we must accept that we must create a multilayered approach to both our network underlay as well as our overlays.  Network segmentation acts as the first line of defense on mitigating network breaches.

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The Linux Foundation Partners with Women Who Code to Increase Diversity at 2016 Events

Part of our mission at The Linux Foundation is to bring more people into the open source community, which involves reaching people who have traditionally been underrepresented in open source specifically and technology generally.

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Open source software is eating the network infrastructure industry, ushering in a New Era of Open Source Networking.

The networking industry is seeing a new era of significant transformation and disruption with SDN and NFV! Network operators are confronted with the business challenge of accelerating services deployment to capitalize on explosive growth in network traffic.  Service providers, enterprises and vendors are embracing open source SDN and NFV to reinvent their business models to drive business agility and overall simplicity, enable rapid deployment and scaling of application and services.

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Top 5 Virtual Networking Predictions for 2016

Join OPNFV at Open Networking Summit, March 14-17 in Santa Clara, CA. To learn more, view the program, and register, visit the Open Networking Summit website. Blog Post By Heather Kirksey, Executive Director at OPNFV 

Networking is set to be one of the biggest growth industries for open source software development this year, and a key part of that is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Set to transform the way networks  are designed, NFV—an initiative to move to the cloud network services that have traditionally been carried out by proprietary, dedicated hardware—has seen explosive growth over the past few years, and that trajectory has only just begun. In fact, analyst firm Infonetics forecasts a fivefold increase in the NFV/SDN (Software-Defined Networking) market by 2019 with more than $11 billion in revenue. That’s huge.

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Tencent and Why Open Source is About to Explode in China

Why are all the internet companies based on the West Coast of the U.S.? Google, Yahoo, eBay, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter - all the world’s top internet innovators are based in California or Seattle. Or not. Three of the biggest internet companies in the world are actually based in China - Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent - collectively known as “BAT.”

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The Year of the Open Blockchain

Just before the holidays, we announced a new open source effort to advance blockchain technology for a distributed ledger that could be used across industries. Blockchain is about harnessing one of the core technologies behind Bitcoin, but developed in an organized, collaborative environment and optimized for myriad use cases. In the quiet depth of late December, we received more than 3,000 inquiries in response to this news.

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The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Working with White House on Cybersecurity National Action Plan

The White House today announced its Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP), which includes a series of steps and programs to enhance cybersecurity capabilities within the Federal Government and across the country. In the proposal, the White House announced collaboration with The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) to better secure Internet "utilities" such as open-source software, protocols and standards.

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