Cumulus Networks is leading the transformation of bringing web-scale networks to the digital era. As the only systems solution that fully unlocks the vertical network stacks of the modern data center, Cumulus allows companies of all sizes to affordably build and efficiently operate their networks just like the world’s largest data centers. By allowing operators to use standard hardware components, Cumulus Networks offers unprecedented operational speed and agility, at the industry’s most competitive cost.
Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for the Data Center, Service Provider, Enterprise and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking providing a full line of open WiFi access points, packet transponders, virtual PON OLTs, and 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, and 100G OCP-ACCEPTEDTM switches that offer choice of commercial and open source NOS and SDN software.
FRRouting (FRR) is an IP routing protocol suite for Linux and Unix platforms whichincludes protocol daemons for BGP, IS-IS, LDP, OSPF, PIM, and RIP.FRR’s seamless integration with the native Linux/Unix IP networking stacksmakes it applicable to a wide variety of use cases including connectinghosts/VMs/containers to the network, advertising network services, LAN switching and routing, Internet access routers, and Internet peering.FRR has its roots in the Quagga project. In fact, it was started by many long-time Quagga developers who combined their efforts to improve on Quagga’s well-established foundation in order to create the best routing protocol stack available.
XCloud Networks has been a contributor to FRR since 2017.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services.
The Open Compute Project Foundation is a 501(c)(6) organization which was founded in 2011 by Facebook, Intel, and Rackspace, whose mission is to apply the benefits of open source to hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the data center and beyond.
Switchdev is an infrastructure in the Linux kernel which facilitates the offloading of the kernel’s forwarding plane to capable ASICs. Switchdev allows users and developers to utilize current ASICs by using a standardized and well-known API exposed by the Linux kernel instead of relying on proprietary APIs implemented in binary user space blobs.