We wrapped up December, and really 2019 with some pretty big news! Project DENT was officially announced and we’re excited for the possibilities will bring. Not sure what project DENT is? Luckily for you, we have all the coverage available for your reading pleasure in this month’s content roundup.

In addition to the DENT news, we also brought you another episode of our Kernel of Truth podcast and some great education blogs. Enjoy them all below!

From Cumulus Networks:

Announcing project DENT: We are now proud contributors to the DENT project! Premier members also include Amazon, Delta Electronics Inc, Marvell, Mellanox, and Wistron NeWeb (WNC). Launched by the Linux Foundation, DENT is networking software designed to simplify enterprise edge networking. Roopa Prabhu, our Chief Linux Architect, shares why the chance to enable networking hardware vendors to leverage the same benefits that all Linux hardware technologies do today has got us so excited to join the project.

Network inventory: what do you have, and should it be there?:How do you defend what you don’t know exists? Establishing & maintaining a network inventory is both a technological & a business process problem— we talk about how a modern organization can do that in our blog here.

Tenancy and the importance of defining it.: Senior consulting engineer Rama Darbha shares why it is important to make sure everyone is on the same page when it comes to defining the term #tenancy. Learn his recent experience here.

Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 14: Infrastructure as code in action: We continue the conversation about “infrastructure as code” but this time we go a step further. Kernel of Truth host Brian O’Sullivan is joined by Cumulus’ Pete Lumbis and Anton Karneliuk from The Hut Group to discuss how to implement it. Anton specifically shares his real-life experience with this so be sure to listen here.

News from the web:

Amazon is joining a project that could upend network chipmakers such as Broadcom: CNBC reports on the recent DENT announcement. Read the full article via the link to learn more.

Cumulus Networks wants to grow with open network software: Lara O’Brien, Senior Director, Partnerships at Cumulus Networks, talks about the importance of our strategic partnerships & about our proposition with Linux based open networking software.

Linux Foundation pitches DENT to simplify enterprise edge networks: Read the SiliconANGLE‘s take on the recent Linux Foundation DENT announcement here.