The Dell Open Networking switches have the ability to run different switch Operating Systems software/firmware. Either provided by Dell or one of several Dell partners (Cumulus Networks, Big Switch, IP Infusion, Pluribus Networks). The Dell Open Networking switches are equipped with a boot loader and OS installer that will load/install the switch OS. This boot software is called ONIE (Open Networking Installation Environment). You will need to obtain the software image from the vendor with appropriate license key to install it on the switch.