Linkerd welcomes OSM orphans shuttled to Istio

May 12, 2023

The Open Service Mesh (OSM) project announced it will be archived as its maintainers are moving to work on the Istio service mesh – and OSM’s lip service to Istio suggested its users follow suit. This move represents both the complexity and competitive nature of the service mesh market, according to Buoyant CEO William Morgan, whose company created and maintains rival service mesh Linkerd.