Internet Systems Consortium’s Research Forum is an opportunity for organizations to support and promote future technologies and innovations for the betterment of the Internet. Forum membership is a means to invest in ISC’s open source projects – funding the general work and contributions for the benefit of community. ISC depends on annual Forum subscriptions to provide funding for ongoing software maintenance, enhancement and publication. The Forums provides a closer association between ISC and the sponsors and, ultimately, the larger Internet community.
Forum sponsorship are open to corporations, individuals, universities and non-profit associations.
Internet Systems Consortium currently hosts the following research forums:
Open Source Routing Forum
The Internet Systems Consortium’s Open Source Routing (OSR) project’s mission is to support community development of a stable routing code base, with the goal of enabling network innovation through Quagga – a fork of the GNU Zebra project and an open source network routing software suite.
Open Home Gateway Forum
ISC’s OpenHGF is a Forum of ISPs and vendors and Internet development organisations that aims to improve the rollout of new Internet technologies to home networks by providing stable, quality-assured reference Open Source software to be used in Home Gateways.