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

Mountain View, CA – October 26, 2017 –  Cumulus Networks, the leading provider bringing web-scale networking to enterprise cloud, today announced that it has been inducted into the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation. Cumulus Networks joins 20 other companies in the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation, which recognizes select emerging tech companies for their innovation, business value and disruptive nature.

Cumulus Networks was honored with the award for providing JPMorgan Chase with Cumulus Networks’ Cumulus Linux, a powerful open network operating system that allows businesses to automate, customize and scale using web-scale principles like the world's largest data centers. Cumulus Networks is currently the networking standard for Gaia, JPMorgan Chase’s private cloud, and is also pursuing other use cases within the firm. The Hall of Innovation Award was presented at the 9th Annual J.P. Morgan Technology Innovation Symposium in Menlo Park, California.

"We work with many innovative companies and every year, we recognize those that stand out for the impact they’ve helped us make on our business – both in terms of value and service to our clients," said Matthew Liste, Head of Cloud Engineering. "Cumulus Networks has helped the firm reduce capital expenditures, optimize data center network costs, and bring infrastructure to the market faster.”

“For a company with the size and reputation of JPMorgan Chase, it is critical that the network operates with efficiency to keep the business running as smoothly as possible,” said Josh Leslie, CEO of Cumulus Networks. “We take great pride in partnering with JPMorgan Chase to help the company access a scalable, efficient architecture approach, so we feel extremely honored to be recognized with this award and look forward to introducing more companies to the power of web-scale networking.”

JPMorgan Chase is a leader in financial services, engaging and partnering with pioneering companies that help drive positive customer and employee experiences in new ways, such as digital, security and data and analytics. Since 2010, 20 companies have been inducted into the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation.

About Cumulus Networks

Cumulus Networks is leading the transformation of bringing web-scale networking to enterprise cloud. As the only systems solution that fully unlocks the vertical network stacks of the modern data center, Cumulus Linux allows companies of all sizes to affordably build and efficiently operate their networks just like the world’s largest data centers. By allowing operators to use standard hardware components, Cumulus Networks offers unprecedented operational speed and agility, at the industry’s most competitive cost. Cumulus Networks has received venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Peter Wagner and four of the original VMware founders.

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About JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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