prpl (pronounced “Purple”) is an open-source, community-driven, collaborative, non-profit foundation targeting and supporting the MIPS architecture—and open to others—with a focus on enabling next-generation datacenter-to-device portable software and virtualized architectures.
prpl represents leaders in the technology industry investing in innovation in efficiency, portability and compatibility for the good of a broad community of developers, businesses and consumers.
Initial domains targeted by prpl include data center, networking & storage, connected consumer and embedded/IoT.
prpl strives to
- Support, align and complement major community initiatives such as OpenWrt to drive carrier grade features to the next level
- Enable developers to draw on considerable resources to deliver applications and devices to both B2C and B2B markets that share open source innovations created by some of the best minds from member companies
- Establish and grow a thriving technical community that contributes to the foundation, and generates added value and differentiation for member companies
The prpl foundation would not be possible without the support of its member companies.