This is the documentation for version 1.3.0 of Calico.
Welcome to Calico¶
Calico is an open source solution for virtual networking in cloud data centers, developed by Metaswitch Networks and released under the Apache 2.0 License. You can find high level information about it on our website, and more detailed documentation here.
For the basic idea of what Calico is, and how a Calico network operates, please see here:
Keen to try out Calico for yourself? The following pages describe various options for how you can deploy and run Calico.
If you’d like to learn more about how Calico works ‘under the hood’, please take a look at the following.
Calico is an open source project and we would value your help, involvement and input.
Calico is under active and rapid development. Here are our thoughts on some of the features that Calico doesn’t support today, but likely will do soon.
Calico stands on the shoulders of many open source projects, as well as being open source itself.