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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..."

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