Who we are
Cumulus is a provider in the open network space and is leading the transition of the data centre market from a closed and proprietary environment to one that embraces open, standards-based systems. Unlike anyone else in the market, Cumulus build networking products purely with Linux. Customers can leverage its standard interfaces and rich ecosystem to achieve a new level of control of cost and operations, previously accessible only to large web-scale operators. We boast flexibility, efficiency, speed, and choice by unifying the stack with Linux. Cumulus Networks transforms every stage of the networking lifecycle including architecture, design, build, deployment and operations.
By transitioning to open networking, any organisation can affordably build and efficiently operate their network like the world’s largest data centres. Customers can run their data centre networks the way Google and Facebook do – highly automated, flexible, and efficient, without all the development time or expensive, specialized hardware.
Cumulus can help reduce CapEx by 45% and OpEx by 74% through:
• Increased efficiency from Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) and automation tools
• Freedom of choice as your network is not limited by proprietary vendors but instead provided with complete Linux interoperability
• Reliable support and quick responses, fixes, and troubleshooting
What people are saying?
It worked so well, that bootstrapping the new datacentre took us just 5 days. Think about it: the first time we ever saw a real Dell switch running Cumulus Linux was when we arrived on site for the buildout. And yet, 99% of our code worked as expected. In 5 days, we were able to setup a LAN, VPN, server provisioning, DNS, LDAP and deal with some quirky BIOS configs.
Core Services Leader, Outbrain
Easy implementation, far less expensive with equal capabilities. Both pre sales and consulting support were excellent.
Very customer focused company. The company has many networking thought leaders. Cumulus has invested in our combined success. They solve problems with us.
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How does our solution work?
Cumulus Linux disaggregates the stack, allowing for more choice when it comes to your network’s hardware, software, applications and more. You can integrate any and all features in the Linux kernel, such as Virtual Routing and Forwarding allowing for further customisation. NetQ is a telemetry-based fabric validation system that gives you complete visibility and actionable insights from host to switch. It collects and validates network state cross multiple layers of the data centre and the host. Preventative, proactive and diagnostic workflows allow you to reduce downtimes from occurring, manage risks when innovating at speed and feel confident that the network is behaving correctly
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