BEAVERTON, Ore. -- OpenSAF, an open source community with projects focused on high availability (HA) middleware, today announced that growing demand for service availability and open source solutions within key industries is driving adoption and increasing the number of developers working with OpenSAF.
2010 OpenSAF Milestones: The OpenSAF community continued to build momentum over the past year through several key industry achievements, including the following:
OpenSAF announced the release of OpenSAF 4.0, which introduced several key new features including increased modularity as well as software and platform management. This series of improvements makes OpenSAF the most scalable, robust and comprehensive implementation of Service Availability Forum standards
Ericsson announced commercial deployment of OpenSAF in the Ericsson Composition Engine representing the first public statement by a major equipment manufacturer on commercial adoption, development and deployment of OpenSAF
GoAhead Software announced commercial deployment of OpenSAF in OpenSAFfire Version 6.0, setting the stage for a dynamic period of rapid adoption
The addition of new members GoAhead Software and MontaVista further expanded the OpenSAF ecosystem. They join the growing list of industry leaders who are members of OpenSAF
Leading technologists and OpenSAF developers from Ericsson, GoAhead Software, HP and Wind River Systems presented at the 2010 Developer Days Conference
"2010 was an exciting year for the OpenSAF community, with our ecosystem increasing to more than 45 core developers due to several commercial deployments and interest from new market segments like Aerospace and Defense," said Monica Hatlen, president, OpenSAF Foundation. "We plan to capitalize on this success in 2011, channeling our efforts toward educating developers and users about the business and technical benefits of developing and deploying OpenSAF technology."