Facebook hardware VP says we’re very close to open source switches

Six months ago, the Facebook-led Open Compute Project shared its plans to work with networking vendors on creating an open source top-of-rack switch, and now that mission is almost complete. According to a blog post by Frank Frankovsky, chairman and president of the Open Compute Project and VP of hardware design and supply chain operations at Facebook, the organization is set to vote on and likely approve four specifications soon.