You know we like to stay busy here at Cumulus Networks, and April was no exception! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite podcasts, blog posts, and articles in case you missed them. So settle in and get ready for all things open networking!

From Cumulus Networks:

RIP up your dynamic routing with OSPF: Let’s RIP right into the ins and outs of Routing Information Protocol and Open Shortest Path First in this blog post by Keith Ward. Here we’ll discuss all things IGPs, history of RIPS and what you need to know about OSPFs.

Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 5: The power of community: Grab a pair of headphones and tune into Season 2 Episode 5 of our podcast, Kernel of Truth. In this episode, Brian O’ Sullivan talks with Angelo Luciani from Nutanix and our own Pete Lumbis about the power of community and self-service. Learn about the resources available surrounding building community and the importance of it all.

Cumulus NetQ Reinvented
Did you hear the news? We are pleased to announce the launch of our newest product, Cumulus NetQ! Cumulus NetQ is a highly-scalable, modern network operations toolset that provides visibility into and troubleshooting of your overlay and underlay networks in real-time. Basically, it’s changing the open networking game. Read this article to learn more about the ins and outs and what this product means for your data center.

Campus Design feature set up
They say that knowledge is power, so that’s why we’re showing you how to set up the CL 3.7.5 campus feature: Multi-Domain Authentication in this multi-part series, starting with how to enable wired 802.1X authentication in Cumulus Linux 3.7.5+ using Aruba ClearPass 6.7.x. Let’s get technical!

Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 6: Infrastructure as code
Finally, we’ll wrap it up with our latest podcast episode, discussing what infrastructure as code really means, and problems that infrastructure as code has the ability to solve. And of course, it wouldn’t be a KoT episode without dad jokes by our very own Brian O’ Sullivan.

Recent Cumulus Networks awards: We recently were named to Battery Ventures 2019 50 highest rated cloud companies to work for and we recognized by Gartner Peer Insights for Best Data Center Networking as reviewed by our customers.

News from the web:

Exploring infrastructure with purpose- The Cumulus model: Read this article from Gestalt IT, discussing Cumulus Networks’ networking strategy and how we implement this throughout our company. Topics like working towards change, delivering applications, and consistent deployment are all covered, expanding your knowledge on just how Cumulus Networks really gets things done.

Exploring infrastructure with purpose- The Cumulus approach
Continuing this series, here we take a look at the individual components needed to build a software defined network. Learn about the various operating systems, as well as open networking standards and why Cumulus places such importance on being open.

Packet Pushers podcast: Packet Pushers gives a quick review of Cumulus NetQ, an SDN tool for analytics & operation of your network in their recent podcast. Check it out & listen to it here!

Cumulus Networks shapes network visibility for data centers: Read the latest from Data Center News about our recent NetQ announcement.