Calico v1.0, complete with OpenStack integration, is a simple, scalable, pure Layer 3 approach to virtual networking for data centers of all sizes
Metaswitch Networks, the world’s leading network software provider, today announced the availability of Calico v1.0, a milestone software release from the Project Calico team. As the foundation of Metaswitch’s Cloud Network Virtualization solution, Calico enables network operators of any size to overcome data center scalability limitations using an open source approach that integrates with cloud orchestration systems to enable secure IP communication between virtual machines, containers or bare metal workloads.
Calico v1.0 gives network operators a better performing, more efficient way to build out data center networks than the standard approach of using overlay networks. On its blog, the Project Calico development team highlights a few recent technical achievements as part of the Calico v1.0 release. The team has produced: