Press Releases

  • May 6, 2020

    SURFsara sees work simplified after implementing Cumulus Linux

    "The collaboration with Cumulus is phenomenal, non-intrusive and more of this time"

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  • April 28, 2020

    Cumulus Networks Moves Beyond Network Visibility With the Addition of Lifecycle Management

    Latest updates to Cumulus NetQ allow enterprises to run a full suite of operations capabilities, providing an efficient and cost-effective way to monitor modern networking environments in real-time.

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  • March 11, 2020

    Cumulus Networks, DELL Technologies and Dutch National Police partner to provide officers with better ‘real time’ data in the fight against crime

    The leaders in open networking help the Dutch National Police create an open source network that will also enable them to further utilize Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in frontline police work.

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  • January 22, 2020

    Cumulus Networks and Metsi Technologies partner to prepare customers for new wave of tech adoption

    The partnership will enable customers to move towards a more agile and flexible infrastructure no longer hindered by legacy structures.

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  • January 15, 2020

    Cumulus Networks and Infradata join forces

    Open network technology offers scalability and flexibility in the modern data center

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  • January 6, 2020

    Cumulus Networks Partners with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Build Open Storage Networking Platforms for the Modern Data Center

    HPE will feature Cumulus Linux and NetQ with all HPE storage networking products

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  • December 13, 2019

    DENT Launches To Simplify Enterprise Edge Networking Software

    Linux Foundation open ecosystem enables low cost, standardized network solutions for campus and remote offices

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  • November 18, 2019

    Cumulus Networks Unveils Its 4th-Generation of Open, Modern Network Software

    Latest updates allow enterprises to run and operate modern networking environments and provide a faster way to validate root cause of network issues

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  • October 31, 2019

    Benchmark Study Reveals Open Infrastructure at the Core of Data Center Transformations

    70% of companies are turning to open networking as they take advantage of innovative technologies such as AI and 5G

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  • October 16, 2019

    Cumulus Networks Extends Data Center Innovation to Modernize Campus Networks

    Cumulus Networks and Dell EMC extend joint benefits of open networking to campus networks and enable a single network OS across data center and campus environments

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  • April 23, 2019

    Cumulus Networks Reinvents Network Visibility For Today’s Modern Data Centers with NetQ 2.0

    Operational management tool provides real-time telemetry and fabric-wide analytics, simplifying management of data center networking

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  • March 14, 2019

    Cumulus Networks First to Power Facebook's Next Gen Open Modular Platform, Minipack

    Cumulus Linux brings a flexible and open networking model to the next generation of modular hardware, allowing enterprises to architect and design open networks with scale and operational efficiency in mind

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  • January 22, 2019

    Cumulus Networks Strengthens Board of Directors Amid Record Growth and Market Adoption of its Open, Modern Networking Software

    Former Deutsche Bank Group COO, Kim Hammonds, joins board as company leads the transition to open networking and data center modernization

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  • December 19, 2018

    FS.COM collaborates with Cumulus Networks to bring open networking directly to its 100,000+ customers

    Organizations can now take advantage of an efficient and affordable modern data center, with open networking at the core, in order to maintain competitive advantage

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  • December 10, 2018

    Cumulus Networks Partners with Lenovo to Deliver Networking Switches for the Open, Modern Data Center

    Lenovo will support market-leading Cumulus Linux and Cumulus NetQ to help organizations achieve open and scalable modern data centers

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  • November 19, 2018

    LINE Corporation Collaborates with Mellanox and Cumulus Networks to Power Advanced Messaging Platform

    Provider of Japan’s Largest Messaging App Deploys Mellanox Open Ethernet Switches Running Cumulus Linux in 1000+ Switches, Tens of Thousands of Compute Nodes Data Center

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  • October 16, 2018

    Cumulus Networks Announces Industry-First Transponder Abstraction Interface, Bringing Interoperability and Openness to Data Center Interconnect Technology

    In Collaboration with NTT Electronics, the Telecom Infra Project and Facebook, Cumulus Networks Drives Fast, Disaggregated Optical Chip Integration with Voyager

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  • August 20, 2018

    Cumulus Networks announces support for platforms with Broadcom Trident 3 ASIC

    Combination of Broadcom-based platforms and Cumulus Linux provides ultimate flexibility and ease of use

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  • May 22, 2018

    Vault Systems Selects Mellanox and Cumulus Networks to Build a Secure, Scalable, High Performance OpenStack Cloud

    Leveraging Cutting-edge, Flexible Technology Solutions from Mellanox and Cumulus Networks, Vault Systems Offers Government Unparalleled Cloud Network Performance

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  • April 18, 2018

    Cumulus Networks Bolsters Cumulus NetQ with Kubernetes Integration to Provide Network Operators with Actionable Insight into Container Networking

    Web-scale networking leader taps Partho Mishra as VP of Engineering to continue rapid pace of innovation

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  • April 2, 2018

    Cumulus Networks and Vodafone Complete Successful Trial of Telecom Infra Project’s Voyager to Transform Boundaries of Optical Networks

    The trial represents a major step forward in proving the readiness and possibilities of Voyager to disrupt the telecommunications industry for a mobile-first world

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  • March 13, 2018

    Cumulus Networks Announces Early Access of Cumulus Linux for Voyager with ADVA

    Vodafone, NYSERNet, Internet2, GRnet and CESNET will be first to trial Voyager, expanding their coverage areas through scalable, flexible optical transport networks

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  • January 23, 2018

    Cumulus Networks Raises $43M in Series D Financing to Accelerate Global Adoption of Open Networking

    Investment to fund go-to-market, international expansion and build on momentum with Fortune 500 enterprises and service providers

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  • November 8, 2017

    Cumulus Networks and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) collaborate on open optical routing platform

    Cumulus Networks and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) collaborate on open optical routing platform

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  • November 5, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Accelerates Web-Scale Adoption for OpenStack Environments

    Cumulus in the Cloud is a virtual test environment for all steps from bare metal onwards, for a fully functioning OpenStack environment

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  • October 26, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Inducted into JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation

    Leading Provider of Web-Scale Networking Software Recognized for Disruptive Technology Innovation and Business Impact of its Solution

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  • August 23, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Arms Customers for Networking in the Container Era with Host Pack and Cumulus in the Cloud

    Brings the host to the network, enabling fabric-wide network visibility and connectivity for containers

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  • July 6, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking

    Positioned as ‘Visionary’ for the first time and Open Networking is a key buying criteria for majority of enterprises

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  • June 6, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Launches NetQ, a Telemetry-Based Fabric Validation System — Evolving Beyond its Network OS

    NetQ increases network agility, improves uptime, and reduces management complexity with the widest surface area across the data center network from host to switch

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  • March 21, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Announces Support for Open19 Initiative

    Cumulus Networks brings Cumulus Linux to Open19; reinforces leadership amidindustry move to disaggregation

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  • January 24, 2017

    Backpack Modular Switch Platform Available to Order from Cumulus Networks

    Facebook’s latest open hardware platform, Backpack, runs Cumulus Linux network OS to unlock web-scale networking for enterprises

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  • January 19, 2017

    Cumulus Networks Introduces Its First Turn-Key Appliance, Cumulus Express, to Accelerate Web-Scale Networking on Heels of Rapid Growth in 2016

    Fortune 500 adoption of web-scale IT drove 200%+ increase in bookings year over year

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  • December 20, 2016

    Cumulus Networks Accelerates Move to Web-Scale Networking with Flexible, Scalable Functionality

    Cumulus Linux 3.2 simplifies on-ramp for engineers with traditional skillsets

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  • November 17, 2016

    Cumulus Networks Simplifies Web-Scale Networking with a Next Gen Network Command Line Utility

    New interface opens up the benefits of Cumulus Linux to all network operators

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  • October 21, 2016

    Broadcom Sets Standard for Network Analytics with BroadView Instrumentation Software

    Industry's First Platform-Agnostic Suite Delivers Greater Visibility into Cloud Networks

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  • August 10, 2016

    Cumulus Networks Expands Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires

    Company Appoints Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Sales during period of hypergrowth

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  • August 1, 2016

    Medallia Deploys Mellanox Ethernet Solutions to Supercharge Real-Time Analytics and Achieve the Efficiency of Hyperscale Infrastructure

    Medallia Future-Proofs Data Center Leveraging Next Generation 100GbE Open Composable Network Solutions

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  • July 14, 2016

    Penguin Computing Announces New Arctica Line of Ethernet Switches for Software Defined Datacenters

    Through Penguin’s Arctica network switches customers can take advantage of Cumulus Linux while enjoying Penguin Computing's enterprise level support and maintenance for switch hardware and software.

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  • June 23, 2016

    Media Advisory: Cumulus Networks Extends Leaf-Spine Architectures with Routing On The Host

    Cumulus enhanced Quagga empowers modern data-center network design for customers including Campaign Monitor, SWITCH, and Shapeways, Inc.

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  • May 31, 2016

    Media Advisory: Cumulus Linux 3.0 Ushers Open Networking Into the 100G Era

    Cumulus Networks delivers the first multi-platform, multi-silicon 100G Open Networking solution

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  • May 25, 2016

    Red Hat Debuts Ansible 2.1, with Network Automation, Containers, Microsoft Windows, and Azure

    Newest release of open source IT automation framework brings 40 newly integrated modules for DevOps teams and IT administrators

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  • April 14, 2016

    Cumulus Networks Collaborates with Dell and Red Hat to Simplify 300+ Node OpenStack Pod

    Collaboration demonstrates the power of Linux by deploying Cumulus Linux and Red Hat OpenStack Platform on a 300+ node pod built with Dell servers and switches

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  • March 21, 2016

    Cumulus Networks Appoints Josh Leslie as Chief Executive Officer

    Co-founder JR Rivers taps Leslie to lead company’s next phase of growth; Rivers to serve as Chief Technology Officer

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  • March 9, 2016

    Edgecore Networks Brings Open Networking to the Access Network for Enterprises and Managed Service Providers

    Contributes to OCP the Designs of Industry’s First Open WiFi Access Points
    and Open Access Switches Supporting Disaggregated Software Options

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  • March 9, 2016

    Edgecore Networks Contributes Design of Industry’s Highest Bandwidth Modular Switch Platform to Open Compute Project

    256-Port and 512-Port 100GbE Open Modular Platform Lowers Costs for Data Center and Telecom Networks with the Flexibility of Open Networking

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  • March 7, 2016

    Media Advisory: Cumulus Networks to Demonstrate Interoperability Capabilities at OCP Summit 2016

    Cumulus Networks the first and only Open Networking provider on the InterOperability Lab Integrators list

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  • March 7, 2016

    Mellanox Adds Cumulus Linux Support for Ethernet Switches

    Extends Network Operating System Choices for 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gb/s Open Ethernet Platforms

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  • March 3, 2016

    Avnet signs European Linux Software Defined Networking Deal

    Avnet has announced a pan-EMEA distribution agreement with Cumulus Networks to offer “the industry’s first true full-featured Linux OS for networks” to customers and partners.

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  • November 20, 2015

    Akanda, Aptira and Cumulus Networks' Partnership Gives OpenStack Cloud Operators Unprecedented Networking Simplification, Flexibility and Agility

    Aptira Becomes the First OpenStack Systems Integrator to Bring Akanda's Powerful Open Source Network Orchestration Platform to Data Centers Around the World

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  • August 31, 2015

    Cumulus Networks Collaborates with VMware on VMware EVO SDDC

    VMware becomes latest Tier 1 IT provider to bring Cumulus Linux to enterprise data centers around the world

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  • August 4, 2015

    Cumulus Networks Releases Cumulus VX to Accelerate Open Networking Adoption

    Cumulus VX provides cloud and networking experts a zero cost way to test open networking environments with the support of the Cumulus Networks Open Networking Community

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  • May 13, 2015

    Media Advisory: Cumulus Networks Demonstrates Universal Network Underlay for OpenStack Architectures

    A range of OpenStack solution providers will highlight Cumulus®Linux®, the OS for open networking, during the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver next week.

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  • April 27, 2015

    Cumulus Networks Open Networking Initiatives Expand with Supermicro Partnership

    Cumulus Networks Customer Choice Expands to 25 Platforms with Announcement of Supermicro Cumulus® Linux® Ready Top-of-Rack Switches

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  • April 27, 2015

    Cumulus Networks Extends Power of Linux Across Entire Rack with New Cumulus Rack Management Platform Product

    New OS Extends Power of Linux to Out-of-Band Management Switches, Gives Customers One Common Interface and Operational Model for Data Center Networking

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  • April 9, 2015

    Puppet Labs, Cumulus Networks and Dell Partner to Extend SDN to More Devices in the Data Center

    Partnership Enables Stronger DevOps Practices so Companies Can Deploy Applications Faster While Reducing Errors

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  • March 25, 2015

    Maxta Hyper-convergence Solution with Cumulus Networks Reduces Data Center Complexity and Cost

    Next Generation Architecture Delivers Hyper-convergence Enabling an Entire Data Center Built Exclusively on Industry Standard Hardware

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  • March 9, 2015

    Cumulus Networks® Extends Server Standard to Networking for Radically Faster Integration of Switches with Network OS

    Extension of ACPI standard to bare metal switches accelerates platform availability for more open networking use cases

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  • February 19, 2015

    HP Launches New Open Network Switches for Web Scale Cloud Data Centers

    Partnerships with Accton Technology and Cumulus Networks provide customers with more choice, network agility and superior scalability

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  • January 15, 2015

    Media Advisory: Accelerating Open Networking Adoption with Help from Cumulus Networks Experts

    Cumulus Networks now offers a range of training, consulting and support services to organizations who are adopting Cumulus® Linux®

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  • December 11, 2014

    Dell Expands Open Networking Initiative

    Dell Expands Open Networking Initiative – Adds Midokura as Network Virtualization Overlay Option for OpenStack

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  • November 4, 2014

    Cumulus Networks Accelerates IT Innovation with the Technology Ecosystem Partner (TEP) Program

    Networking industry adopts loosely coupled ecosystem solutions over brittle and overpriced single-vendor stacks

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  • October 14, 2014

    Cumulus Networks Accelerates Adoption of Open Networking in the Enterprise

    New network architectures, validated designs and an expanded ecosystem make it easier for companies of all sizes to consume open networking

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  • September 3, 2014

    Edge-Core Networks Accelerates Open Networking with Integrated Cumulus® Linux® Worldwide

    Turnkey Edge-Core solution simplifies customer procurement, deployment and support

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  • August 25, 2014

    Dell and VMware Collaborate to Deliver VMware NSX Solutions for the Software-Defined Data Center Enabled by Open Networking

    Dell, VMware and Cumulus Networks solution offers large enterprises flexibility and choice in data center networking

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  • August 19, 2014

    Cumulus Networks Now Powers Over 1 Million Switch Ports Worldwide

    Greater flexibility to implement solutions that work for enterprises drives growth among customers across varied industries and geographies

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  • August 5, 2014

    Cumulus Linux Network OS Brings Modern Data Center Networking to the Enterprise

    Cumulus® Linux® 2.2 brings greater flexibility, simplified operations and end-to-end resiliency along with a new hardware architecture and new ecosystem solutions

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  • June 4, 2014

    Cumulus Networks Expands Channel Partner Footprint to Eight Countries in Three Major Geographies

    Organizations turn to Cumulus Networks™ to extend a modern networking stack to their users at global scale

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  • May 14, 2014

    Gartner Names Cumulus Networks® A Cool Vendor

    Report recognizes innovative vendors who offer novel approaches to solving longstanding network challenges

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  • March 24, 2014

    IXLeeds Selects Cumulus® Linux® Operating System to Power Upgraded Internet Exchange Point

    Open ecosystem where businesses can choose between various industry standard networking gear, network operating systems and network applications gains further industry support

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  • March 20, 2014

    Midokura Announces Partnership with Cumulus Networks®

    Joint Solution to Offer Customers Easy Management of Virtualized and Non-Virtualized Workloads

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  • February 26, 2014

    Cumulus Networks® Teams With Hammer To Extend Bare Metal Networking To Europe

    * Partnership will accelerate European expansion for Linux networking pioneer
    * Cumulus Networks to live demo at Hammer’s stand 427 at Cloud Expo 2014 Summit, London

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  • January 28, 2014

    Cumulus Networks® Announces Partnership And Distribution Agreement With Dell

    Signals networking industry shift towards complete disaggregation of hardware & software, gives customers flexibility to choose network technology that best fits their business needs

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  • January 21, 2014

    AMAX's CloudMax™ ON-7448 Open Switch Now Integrated With AMAX OCP & ClusterMax™ Solutions

    The CloudMax ON-7448 Open Switch is powered by Cumulus Linux, an open and extensible true Linux operating system

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  • November 14, 2013

    Media Advisory – Cumulus Networks to Demo Zero Touch Provisioning at IEEE SuperComputing 2013

    Cumulus Networks is participating with a select group of partners next week at Super Computing (SC 13) where the company will demonstrate the latest approaches, tips and tricks for advanced networking.

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  • November 12, 2013

    Cumulus Networks Unveils Open Standard Platform for Network Operating Systems

    Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) supported by networking and communications silicon vendors is contributed to the Open Compute Foundation

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  • October 29, 2013

    Cumulus Networks® Tackles Next Generation Platforms And Network Architecture With Cumulus® Linux® 2.0

    Support for Broadcom® StrataXGS® Trident II Switch SoC Enables Flexible Scale, High-Density Fabrics, Scalable Multi-Tenancy and Expansive Breadth of Platform Choices

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  • August 26, 2013

    Cumulus Networks® Teams With VMware To Accelerate Widespread Adoption Of Network Virtualization

    Cumulus Networks provides the ideal underlay physical network infrastructure for network virtualization, combining wire-rate gateway services with low cost, standard-based, high capacity IP fabrics

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