Announcing enterprise migration for Open Service Mesh customers

Announcing enterprise migration for Open Service Mesh customers

William Morgan

May 5, 2023

In light of the Open Service Mesh team's announcement that OSM will be archived and no further OSM releases will be published, Buoyant, creators of Linkerd, is happy to announce an enterprise migration package for Open Service Mesh customers. This package allows existing Open Service Mesh customers to seamlessly migrate to a managed Linkerd offering without any application downtime, and enjoy the full benefits of the simplest and lightest service mesh on the market, including a rich and ever-growing featureset, a direct connection to Linkerd maintainers, and world-class enterprise support.

Linkerd and OSM have always been philosophical partners, emphasizing a simple and lightweight approach to the service mesh. OSM adopters will feel right at home with Linkerd, and will be happy to know that Linkerd provides first-class support for Azure and AKS clusters:

  • AKS is a fully-supported platform for Linkerd, and organizations around the world—including Microsoft itself—rely on this combination.
  • We run Linkerd on AKS in production ourselves!
  • Our managed Linkerd offering, Buoyant Cloud, is available as an Azure marketplace offering, allowing you to keep the same billing flow as with Open Service Mesh.

Want to learn more about migrating from Open Service Mesh to Linkerd? Contact us today.