The network paradigm is an open ecosystem where businesses can choose between various industry standard networking gear, network operating systems and network applications to meet their business needs. Cumulus Linux is the Linux network operating system. It is not just based on Linux, it is Linux and offers the entirety of the Linux experience on networking hardware. Existing open source and commercial Linux applications run natively on industry standard switches, rich datacenter networking solutions are augmented to support large scale CLOS fabrics and next generation architectures, and applications are developed and integrated rapidly, enabling time to market and further innovation.
The same Cumulus Linux distribution supports a broad range of switches from different vendors. Customers can choose from a wide range of platforms with various port densities ranging from 48 x 1G ports to wire-rate 32 x 40G ports with the industry leading switching silicon, various form factors and various capabilities. The indu