Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) is a Networking Operating System (NOS) based on Linux. It is an open-source NOS. Switches from various vendors support SONiC. The open-source community contributing to the development of SONiC NOS provides a great advantage. SONiC has been embraced and adopted in companies that run huge enterprise data centers and cloud providers.
The benefits that SONiC offers are: