The Linux Foundation yesterday announced the formation of  the OPEN-Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O) atMobile World Congress (MWC). Their aim is to bring the industry together to develop the first open source software framework and orchestrator to enable agile software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) operations. Early support for OPEN-O comes from Brocade, China Mobile, China Telecom, DynaTrace, Ericsson, F5 Networks, GigaSpaces, Huawei, Infoblox, Intel, KT, Red Hat, Raisecom, Riverbed, and ZTE. OPEN-O is inviting others interested in this technology to participate.