Facebook, NTT and Big Switch Networks are creating a unified operating system for the Open Compute Project (OCP).
The work is developing an open source networking switch called Open Network Linux, which is designed to help companies to use the OCP’s open source switches.
Basically, it is work to make switches easier to use. This means taking disparate components that previously had to be stitched together and bringing them together in a platform style.
The OCP was formed when Facebook begun creating its own hardware. It contributes designs and software to the project.