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AT&T open sources ECOMP to Linux Foundation, hopes to make it industry’s standard for SDN

AT&T (NYSE: T) today announced it will release its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) platform to the wider telecom industry as an open source offering managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal, the company said, is to make ECOMP the telecom industry’s standard automation platform for managing virtual network functions and other software-centric network capabilities.