Mellanox Cumulus Linux

Posted on 17 April, 2019

Mellanox Cumulus Linux

Mellanox is unique in the Software Defined Networking (SDN) world-delivering innovative technologies such as OpenFlow interfaces on both NICs and switches, provided on an open architecture. Today, Mellanox builds on the extensive knowledge gained from building hundreds of high performance and scalable networks with InfiniBand, and now provides its customers with SDN networks on Ethernet as well.

Cumulus Linux is the world's most flexible open network operating system for bare metal switches and is the leader for automating datacentre networks. Cumulus have already integrated into every major Cloud Orchestration solution such as VMware and OpenStack and now, since partnering with Mellanox, they support the entire portfolio of Spectrum based 25, 40, 50, and 100 Gb/s Ethernet switches to bring web-scale IT efficiency to the datacentre.

Cumulus Linux provides economical scalability, standardised toolsets, choice and flexibility and is built for the automation age. Cumulus Linux enables customers to automate, customise and scale using web-scale principles which can be found in the world's largest datacentres.

Key features of Cumulus Linux provides:

  • Ethernet Virtual Private Networks (EVPN)
  • IP and BGP Unnumbered
  • VMware and OpenStack Integration
  • NetQ Fabric Validation System

To view Mellanox products with Cumulus Linux, click here. We also have our on-site testing facility available for you to test out Mellanox switches! Contact our team at Boston Labs to arrange your test drive.

If you would like more information about Mellanox Cumulus - get in touch with us at [email protected] or call us on 01727 876 100.

Tags: Mellanox, Cumulus, Linux, Open Network, Scalability, Flexibility, Datacentre

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