Open Souce Network Operating Systems
hugo at slabnet.com
Wed Jan 17 16:09:28 UTC 2018
There's AT&T's dNOS effort, though I think that wasn't really targeting
CPE so much as DC and carrier type WAN gear. A single platform for DC,
aggregation, and other SP roles is already pretty ambitious. Adding CPE
into the mix as well is another big stretch even beyond that.
It's also more at the "initiative" stage than anything fully fledged,
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On Wed 2018-Jan-17 14:35:09 +0000, Ruairi Carroll <ruairi.carroll at gmail.com> wrote:
>Have a look at a similar thread from recently:
>On 17 January 2018 at 14:28, Colton Conor <colton.conor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If one were to deploy whitebox switches, X86 servers, low cost ARM and
>> MIBPS CPE devices, and basically anything that can run linux today, what
>> network operating system would you recommend? The goal would be to have a
>> universal network operating system that runs across a variety of devices.
>> From low cost residential CPE's with wifi to switches to BGP speaking
>> routers. Is there anything that can do it all today?
>> I will use something like OpenWRT as an example. I don't consider this
>> anywhere near carrier grade, but it runs on X86 and low cost routers. I
>> don't think it will run on whitebox switches though.
>> Mikrotik RouterOS would be another example as it can run on low cost
>> Routerboards, and X86 servers. But it is not opensouce.
>> Is there any up and coming projects to look into?
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