FRINX: Small company talking to big guys with confidence

Have you ever heard about small companies revolutionizing the industry? The small Davids in the world of big business Goliaths? Say Hello to FRINX. A small company that fell in love with OpenDaylight and talks to “big guys” with confidence. We are also looking for new colleagues.

FRINX consists of a growing team of passionate developers and experienced professionals. Slovak based startup aims to change a whole networking software industry. So far, our clientele consists of medium sized businesses and Fortune Global 500 members as well. That’s not bad for a young company, operating for less than three years.

Growing fast

In its short lifetime, FRINX achieved a number of impressive goals. Starting with the collaboration between Slovak startup and Japanese tech giant, SoftBank. FRINX OpenDaylight Distribution offered a reliable infrastructure onto which SoftBank creates applications to manage its network. No. 85 in the Fortune Global 500 list also uses FRINX Smart Build Engine. Product, that allows customers to dramatically shorten the build process and system tests for OpenDaylight and its applications.

FRINX also collaborates with the China Telecom Beijing Research Institute. Chinese telecommunication giant is leading the business in development of open source based solutions. FRINX provides parts of source code, libraries and services to help China Telecom in their development. Slovak startup has also joined the Intel Network Builders program, which unites companies from broad spectrum of networking area.

Superstar of the portfolio

Our product line-up flag ship combines a number of open source components, called FRINX Machine. It enables infrastructure engineers to manage workflow, inventory and network control. It’s fantastically easy to setup with just three commands and could be run on local PC as well as on hight-end machine in the cloud. It provides events, triggers and full visibility into the data that is exchanged between tasks in a workflow.

You can look at it as a real-time debugger for your infrastructure, in a high available and high scale environment. Moreover, FRINX Machine offers the ability to write simple tasks, functions dealing with the execution logic, and stringing them together using a workflow. That makes this system open for personnel which wasn’t intended to be dealing with model based systems.

Tempted by FRINX’s story? We are hiring!

We have some seriously cool brand new stuff going on at FRINX, starting right in the beginning of the next year. We demand speed, efficiency, flexibility and a self-starter mentality. Together with sound logical thinking and excellent communication skills as your key attributes. We are looking for applicants who will join us in our office in Bratislava and who will work with our international clients all over the world.

Positions open:

Software Engineer JAVA
Test Automation Engineer

Software Engineer Go & React

FRINX and SoftBank Collaborate to Create Open-Source Based Network Operations System

FRINX and SoftBank are collaborating and have created an open-source based operating solution for SoftBank’s networks. Slovak startup FRINX is providing support for its distribution of OpenDaylight, enabling SoftBank to focus on creating their applications.

FRINX offers a fully supported version of OpenDaylight (FRINX ODL Distribution). That makes it a reliable infrastructure onto which SoftBank creates applications to manage their networks. Meanwhile, FRINX provides support, quality assurance and performance enhancements to the code base and manages the up-streaming process. SoftBank also uses the FRINX Smart Build Engine – its development and test environment. That allows customers to automate the build process and system tests for OpenDaylight and its applications in minutes, compared to weeks or months with Do-It-Yourself solutions.

“Open Source has become the de-facto standard for developing new applications in the networking space. SoftBank is one of the leaders in the telecommunications industry leveraging that trend.” said FRINX co-founder and CEO Gerhard Wieser. FRINX and SoftBank are moving the industry forward by building their applications on a supported open-source foundation to evolve SoftBank’s network operations.

Read more about the FRINX ODL Distribution and the FRINX Smart Build Engine here:

About SoftBank

SoftBank Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. (TOKYO: 9984), provides mobile communication, fixed-line communication and Internet connection services to customers in Japan. Leveraging synergies with other companies in the SoftBank Group, SoftBank Corp. aims to transform lifestyles through ICT and expand into other business areas including AI, smart robotics, IoT, robotics and energy. To learn more, please visit


FRINX was founded in 2016 in Bratislava and consists of a team of passionate developers and industry professionals who want to change the way networking software is developed, deployed and used. FRINX offers distributions of OpenDaylight and in conjunction with support services and is proud to have service provider and enterprise customers from the Fortune Global 500 list.