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Thursday, March 9 • 1:30pm - 1:55pm
OpenSwitch (OPX) Introduction

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Open Switch is a project dedicated to making a solid Open Source option for a complete Network platform supporting the community and providing networking innovations. Open Switch has evolved recently to with new players Dell and Snaproute stepping in while HP has decided to exit the OpenSwitch project for now. With the changes there is a re-focus on making a completely open source NOS providing both a solid (Linux Based Package approach) allowing the installation of Open Switch on a Debian Jessie based platform. To the OPX project, Dell contributes the Open Source Base directly from their OS 10 Open Edition product while Snaproute has taken the role of providing the control plane software running on top. In this talk we will go through the architecture of the both of these components and describe to the community how and where they can help out.

Link to slides: http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=39b6b4b29efc50323a9976df1f6b9e0f

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Clifford Wichmann

Distinguished Engineer, Dell EMC
Cliff Wichmann is a Distinguished Engineer/Architect in Dell Networking. Qualification for achieving Distinguished Engineer at Dell is working across Line of Businesses with broad technical reach and impact for which Cliff is recognized. Cliff was lead architect for Dell’s next... Read More →

Thursday March 9, 2017 1:30pm - 1:55pm
Great America Ballroom K