About Open-NFP

Open-NFP.org is a worldwide, community-driven organization that enables open and collaborative research in the area of network function processing in server networking hardware. The organization is designed to serve the growing need from the academic and data center networking communities to conduct cutting-edge research and development in the areas of server-based networking datapath offload and acceleration techniques. Since its introduction in November 2015, Open-NFP has hosted 40+ open research and development projects from academia and industry. Relevant software and sample datapath libraries are hosted on GitHub, enabling collaborative development across distributed teams. The organization’s website is designed to be a common repository of open source networking datapath P4/C application code and research papers.

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