Host software drivers and Open vSwitch-related patches in the Agilio Software product are open-sourced and available both from the Netronome GitHub directories and www.Open-NFP.org. Agilio Software drivers are up-streamed for inclusion in Linux kernel and user space modules at www.kernel.org and www.dpdk.org. Netronome makes significant contributions to the Open vSwitch community at www.openvswitch.org.
Netronome is actively involved in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) regarding Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Netronome has co-authored an ETSI Work item on vSwitch requirements and benchmarking known as IFA003. Netronome also participates in the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). The ONF is a user-driven organization dedicated to the promotion and adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) through open standards development. Netronome is active in multiple working groups defining the OpenFlow specification.
Netronome enables multiple programming models for its Agilio family of SmartNIC through active contributions to the open source community. The www.Open-NFP.org web site offers reference system designs, tools and software for academic research and open source software development related to host-based networking.
Netronome supports a broad set of well-known universities across the world for research projects related to host based networking, utilizing its Agilio family of SmartNIC
It’s easy to join the server-based networking development community utilizing the Netronome Agilio family of SmartNICs.