Our Mission

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is a non-profit operator led consortium driving transformation of network infrastructure and carrier business models through applied research, development, advocacy, and education.

We are an open, collaborative, community of communities.  The ONF serves as the umbrella for a number of projects building solutions by leveraging network disaggregation, white box economics, open source software and software defined standards to revolutionize the carrier industry.



ONF Mission

Operators’ 2018 Strategic Plan for the ONF


ONF Vision & Mission

Be a part of the next wave in the SDN revolution.

ONF Open Source and Standards Liaisons & Collaborations

Significant transformation is underway leveraging open source for building next generation technologies and solutions in the networking, telco, cloud and communication service provider domains. ONF actively collaborates with other industry organizations that share in this vision, working to align activities and accelerate overall market adoption.

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