Exploding data center network traffic and the spread of virtualization technologies require a network fabric backbone infrastructure that can stay ahead of these demands. IT departments need software defined solutions that go beyond today’s monolithic legacy networking platforms to address dynamically changing business needs and simplify deployment and operations while reducing costs.
Dell offers Linux savvy customers greater choice with the Cumulus Networks’ full-featured Linux OS to help build, manage and automate next-generation data center networks.
Together, Dell and Cumulus Networks® are transforming the network with an innovative solution that combines the industry’s first, full-featured Linux OS with the market leading and field tested Dell Ethernet switching platforms.
Testing and tools
Cumulus VX – a community-supported virtual appliance that enables you to preview and test Cumulus technology at no cost
Test Drive the Dell Cumulus Workbench – a self-contained lab of a VM “jump host” and 1 or 2 Dell open networking switches
TCO Calculator – price your leaf/spine architecture