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Linux Journal: Keeping Up with Carrier Grade

Aug 12, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ibrahim Haddad)

"As a presenter, I chose to cover one of the current technology trends we are witnessing in the telecom sector. Open and standardized platforms that use software and hardware component building blocks are, where suitable, complementing our existing telecom solutions. The Linux kernel as an operating system is a good example. The presentation was based on a submitted paper titled 'Towards Linux-based Open Telecommunication Platforms.'

"In my opinion, I think this trend is good news for the Linux community. After all, the Linux kernel can be deployed as an operating system, running side-by-side with other operating systems. Some features and mechanisms still are needed in Linux, however, to support this transition..."

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