Deutsche Telekom (DT) joins the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) as a Partner
DT commits to drive the development of carrier grade cloud-based access on CORD® (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) and ONOS® (Open Network Operating System)
MENLO PARK, Calif., July 20, 2017 – The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) announced today that Deutsche Telekom (DT), Europe’s leading telecom operator, has joined the organization as a full Partner Member. Partner membership demonstrates the highest tier of support and investment in the ONF. As an operator-led consortium, each operator taking a partnership position with the ONF represents the apex of endorsement and the most significant way an operator can help drive the ONF’s mission and impact.
ONF Showcases New ONOS Release, Use Cases and Field Trials at ONS
New ONOS release advances support for dynamic configuration of legacy devices, enhances whitebox leaf-spine fabric solution, and offers enhanced user interface
SANTA CLARA, Calif. April 3, 2017 – ONOS Project, the ONF/ON.Lab open source software-defined networking (SDN) OS for service providers, today announces availability of a new ONOS release now in operation in several new lab & field trials and to be featured in demonstrations at this week’s Open Networking Summit.
ONF Demonstrates CORD-Powered Open Innovation Pipeline Solutions at ONS
Maintaining rapid project growth, CORD Project welcomes new collaborators Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, Ixia and Xpose
SANTA CLARA, Calif. April 3, 2017 – CORD Project, the community advancing the leading open source service delivery platform that combines SDN, NFV, and elastic cloud services to transform the edge of operator networks, today announces continued project momentum with new collaborators Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, Ixia and Xpose, and a significant presence planned for Open Networking Summit in support of the theme “The Power of Understanding CORD®."
M-CORD Open Reference Solution Paves the Way for 5G Innovation
CORD Project to demonstrate open source end-to-end slicing from RAN to EPC at Mobile World Congress
MENLO PARK, Calif. Feb. 26, 2017 – CORD Project, the community advancing the CORD® platform for SDN, NFV and elastic cloud-based service delivery, today announces the networking industry’s first end-to-end open reference solution for mobile CORD (M-CORD) that provides the capabilities needed to unlock 5G innovation across the open networking ecosystem.
CORD Project and xRAN Consortium Align to Build Carrier Grade Software for Next Generation Radio Access Network (RAN)
xRAN and M-CORD partnership show immediate value of ONF’s new software defined standards approach
MENLO PARK, Calif. Feb. 23, 2017 – CORD® Project, an open source project reinventing network access to bring datacenter economics and cloud agility to service providers’ central offices, today announces an agreement to partner with xRAN Foundation, to collaborate, standardize and promote a software-based, extensible Radio Access Network (xRAN) architecture. The partnership will create a carrier grade open reference implementation of xRAN spec within M-CORD for next generation RAN.
Open Networking Foundation Unveils New Open Innovation Pipeline to Transform Open Networking
Software-defined networking pioneers chart next phase of SDN & NFV, leveraging network device disaggregation, open source platforms and software-defined standards
MENLO PARK, Calif., February 14, 2017– Today the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is announcing its new Open Innovation Pipeline made possible through the aligned operations of ONF and Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) as these two organizations finalize their pending merger.
Open Networking Foundation Announces Restructuring of Board of Directors to Align the Missions of ONF and ON.Lab
New board to complete merger of ONF and ON.Lab organizations and chart a course for the future of SDN
MENLO PARK, Calif., February 14, 2017– Today the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is announcing its new Board of Directors. The board has been reformulated to represent the interests of both ONF and the Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab), and will oversee the merger of ONF and ON.Lab expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2017.
Open Networking Foundation Names New Vice President of Standards and Membership
Timon Sloane Joins ONF to Drive Organization’s Efforts in Standards, Certifications, and Membership
PALO ALTO, Calif., December 6, 2016 – The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open Software-Defined Networking (SDN), today announced the appointment of Timon Sloane as vice president of standards and membership. Timon joins ONF to lead the organization’s efforts in three key areas:
Open Networking Foundation and ON.Lab to Merge to Accelerate Adoption of SDN
Software-Defined Networking Pioneers to Chart Next Phase of SDN; Fueling SDN Adoption by Owners and Operators of Large Networks
PALO ALTO, Calif., October 19, 2016 – The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab), two pioneering non-profit organizations dedicated to the widespread adoption of SDN, today announced an agreement to become a single organization under the ONF name. Joint operations will begin immediately, and will be led by ON.Lab Founder and Executive Director, Guru Parulkar. The legal combination of Open Networking Foundation and ON.Lab is expected to be completed in late 2017. Until that time, the organizations will maintain the integrity of both organizations and separate but closely affiliated operations.
Princeton University Contributes iSDX Code to Open Networking Foundation's OpenSourceSDN.org
OpenSourceSDN.org Code Repository and Software Development Community to Build on iSDX Project, Offering Internet Exchange Service Providers Improved Network Control and Management
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 19, 2016 – The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open Software-Defined Networking (SDN), today announced that Princeton University has contributed the code from its open source Internet Exchange project to the OpenSourceSDN.org code repository in order to be built upon by the software development community. Initially announced during the Open Networking Summit by Arpit Gupta, graduate student at Princeton and project team leader, the donation of iSDX (Industrial-Scale Software Defined Internet Exchange Point) marks OpenSourceSDN.org’s 30th open source SDN project.
ONF to Hold Second Annual AppFest For Application and OpenFlow Interoperability Testing at The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab
May 16-19 AppFest to Provide Hands-On Testing of Real World Open SDN Applications and OpenFlow v1.3 Products; Event to Feature First Ever Community Day for Insider Access to Operators and End Users
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 6, 2016 – The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open Software-Defined Networking (SDN), today announced open registration for the organization’s annual interoperability event. AppFest 2016 will be held May 16-19, 2016 at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, and also an authorized OpenFlow® testing lab. This year’s AppFest will feature ONF’s first-ever “Community Day”, opening the event to the broader SDN community and giving insider access to operators and end users who are not ONF members.
Open Networking Foundation Releases Second Version of Atrium Open SDN Software Distribution
Second Release of Atrium Incorporates OpenDaylight, Improves ONOS Version, and Adds
PALO ALTO, Calif., February 16, 2016 – The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open Software-Defined Networking (SDN), today announced the second release of Atrium, an open SDN software distribution, by extending it to the OpenDaylight platform. This release builds on the first open SDN software distribution, Atrium 2015/A, released by the organization last June. Atrium 2016/A is a vertically integrated set of open source components that together form a complete SDN stack and is designed to facilitate the networking industry’s adoption of open SDN by integrating established open source SDN software with some critical connecting pieces.