Stonework – tackles CNFs with their open-source product, StoneWork, a high performance data plane and a modular control plane that is built with on top of open source software – Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK, a Linux Foundation project) and vector packet processing (VPP) by (a Linux Foundation Networking project) and Ligato, an open-source management agent – among other software, and provides an efficient framework for building, deploying, and managing CNF applications.