LinuxDevices: Carrier Grade Linux
Aug 20, 2004, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
"Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) stands among Linux's greatest success
stories, proving that industry groups can work together effectively
on open source projects that broadly benefit entire markets. This
'Hot Topic' list follows Carrier Grade Linux from concept to
specification releases, and includes CGL overviews, product and
partner announcements, and more.
"The CGL specification is maintained by a working group at the
Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) comprised of representatives of
major telecom companies as well as telecom-targeting hardware and
software vendors. The specification defines requirements for Linux
systems in telecom systems. It builds on the Linux Standards Base,
mainly adding requirements that enhance reliability and security,
resulting in 'hardened' Linux systems capable of the kind of robust
performance expected of 'carrier grade' systems..."