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Why AT&T’s Latest Open Source Contribution Matters

Media CoverageSeptember 30, 2019

Why AT&T’s Latest Open Source Contribution Matters

AT&T has made a lot of contributions to the open networking community during the past few years, but last week’s donation has “milestone” written all over it.

The operator announced Friday it had submitted its specifications for a distributed disaggregated chassis (DDC), based on Broadcom’s Jericho2 processors, to the Open Compute Project (OCP), the open source body launched by Facebook, Intel and Rackspace in 2011 and which started focusing on how to reduce the cost of networking hardware in 2013.

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