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May 31, 2024 in Community News, News

Adding Support for Power Over Ethernet (PoE or IEEE Clause 33) to Linux Network Stack

Watch Bootlin's Köry Maincent (Embedded Linux and Kernel Engineer) discuss ongoing PoE developments. Plus, discover how Linux support for PoE is sponsored and funded by DENT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VuYp1u2d2A Maincent's presentation was…
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May 23, 2024 in Community News

SAI Virtual Switch in DentOS

PLVision's Taras Chorni, Director of Open Networking Solutions and Strategy, breaks down the use of the SONiC SAI Virtual Switch (VS) in DentOS in this video presentation recorded at ONE…
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May 21, 2024 in Community News

DENT Features Roadmap for Disaggregated Enterprise Networks

Watch DENT TSC Chair Taskin Ucpinar of Amazon discuss how the DENT community envisions unifying the community of Silicon Vendors, ODMs, SI and OEMS to provide and enhance Distributed Enterprise…
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April 23, 2024 in Blog, Community News

DENT Member Spotlight: Edgecore Networks

This is the second in a series of posts highlighting members of the DENT Project. We continue with a spotlight on Edgecore Networks, as explained by Edgecore Networks' Head of…
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April 18, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 10: DENT BoF

This blog post is the tenth in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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April 16, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 9: Best Practices to Integrate DENT Community Test Cases Into CI Pipeline

This blog post is the ninth in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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April 11, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 8: Open Source PoE and DENT

This blog post is the eighth in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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April 9, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 7: DENT Workshop

This blog post is the seventh in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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April 4, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 6: Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI) Testing in DENT

This blog post is the sixth in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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April 2, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 5: What’s Done and What’s New in DENT Upstreaming Activities

This blog post is the fifth in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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March 28, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 4: DENT Features Roadmap

This blog post is the fourth in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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March 26, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 3: Vision of DENT

This blog post is the third in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see previous posts here: Part 1: https://dent.dev/blog/2024/03/19/2023-ocp-dent-mini-summit-part-1-leading-the-evolution-of-nos/ Part 2:…
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March 21, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Series Part 2: Introduction to DENT

This blog post is the second in a series of 10 summarizing the sessions from the OCP DENT Mini Summit. Please see part one here: https://dent.dev/?p=928 The DENT community hosted…
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March 19, 2024 in Blog, Community News

2023 OCP DENT Mini Summit Part 1: Opening (Welcome and Vision of NOS)

The Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation is a growing, global community whose mission is to design, use, and enable mainstream delivery of the most efficient designs for scalable computing. OCP…
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November 9, 2023 in Announcements, Community News, News

DENT Cynthia 3.2 and New General Members PR is Out.

 The DENT Project, which revolutionizes the networking landscape through the utilization of the Linux Kernel, Switchdev, and other Linux-based projects, announced today the launch of DENT 3.2 “Cynthia.” Additionally, the…
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October 12, 2023 in Announcements, Blog, Community News

DENT Mini-Summit at OCP Global Summit 2023

Join us for an inspiring morning filled with insights and innovation as we dive into the future of networking at the DENT Mini-Summit. DENT would like to cordially invite you…
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September 22, 2023 in Announcements, Community News

Second Minor Release of Cynthia: DENT 3.2 is Out!

DENT 3.0, named Cynthia was released in April 2023. One of the promises of Cynthia was rapid release cycles, and DENT has kept up its promise with 2 minor releases…
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September 22, 2023 in Announcements, Community News

SONiC vs DentOS: The Battle for Enterprise

Are you interested in knowing how apt SONiC and DentOS  are for the Enterprise networking scenarios? Check out this whitepaper from our member PLVision HERE.
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March 8, 2022 in Community News

The Register: Network operating system Dent 2.0 targets smaller firms

The Dent Project has released version 2.0 of its open source network operating system, carving out features designed to make it easier for small or mid-sized enterprises to support edge…
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March 8, 2022 in Community News

Futuriom: Linux Foundation Unveils DENT 2.0

The Linux Foundation has released the second version of its Dent open-source network operating system (NOS), adding improvements specifically aimed at small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) as well as future applications. Dent…
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March 8, 2022 in Community News

Linux Foundation blog: DENT 2.0, Secure and Scalable Open Source Network Operating System Aimed at Small and Mid-Size Enterprises, Released

The DENT project is an open source network operating system utilizing the Linux Kernel, Switchdev, and other Linux based projects, hosted under the Linux Foundation. The project has announced DENT 2.0…
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October 12, 2021 in Community News

Yahoo Finance: Marvell Announces Industry’s First Commercial Switch Platforms with Dent to Accelerate Smart Retail and Enterprise Edge Infrastructure

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that its Prestera® Ethernet switch platforms incorporating Dent are being deployed by leading enterprise customers worldwide, enabling a new era…
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September 27, 2021 in Blog, Community News

Open Networking for Network Switches – How the Open-Source Dent Project Levels the Playing Field

Originally published to dzone.com The promise of an open-source networking operating system (NOS) is enticing. Compared to legacy networking (Cisco, Arista, Juniper) which is proprietary, expensive, and complex to operate,…
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March 12, 2020 in Community News

SDX Central: Amazon Leads Linux Foundation’s Edge NOS Project

The Linux Foundation’s latest open source project DENT targets enterprise edge networking software with support from Amazon, Cumulus Networks, and Mellanox, among other member companies. The group aims to bring…
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March 12, 2020 in Community News

CNBC: Amazon is joining a project that could upend network chipmakers such as Broadcom

Amazon is contributing to a new piece of open-source software that could give it a leg up in its physical stores. The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization that maintains the…
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March 12, 2020 in Community News

CBR: Linux Foundation Aims to Make a DENT in Networking

Project will “benefit customers by eliminating vendor lock-in and allow hardware vendors to compete on a level playing field” The Linux Foundation has a brand new open source baby with…
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March 12, 2020 in Community News

PR Newswire: DENT Launches To Simplify Enterprise Edge Networking Software

Linux Foundation open ecosystem enables low cost, standardized network solutions for campus and remote offices SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass…
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March 12, 2020 in Community News

Enterprise Networking Planet: Linux Foundation Puts a new DENT in Edge Networking

New effort will bring the Linux SwitchDev technology forward to help enable a new generation of lightweight edge switching. The Linux Foundation has been very active in 2019 across the…
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March 12, 2020 in Community News

Dev Class: Linux Foundation takes aim at NOS segment, opens up DENT

The Linux Foundation has unwrapped an effort to develop a close to the edge network operating system with the backing of online retail giant Amazon, amongst others. The DENT project…
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March 11, 2020 in Community News

DevPro Journal: Linux Foundation’s DENT Project Focuses on Disaggregated Network Switches

The Linux Foundation launched DENT to support the creation of network OS for disaggregated network switches in campus, distributed enterprise and remote locations. Networking solutions, generally, are customized for vertical…
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