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Every large organization and managed service provider (MSP) is on a journey to attain the critical tenets of cloud.  From self-service consumption to automation to pay-as-you-go economics, giants like AWS, Google and Microsoft are achieving massive benefits by adopting on-prem cloud solutions. In order to achieve competitive customer service, cloud service provider (CSP) networks must be agile, scalable, software-driven, cost-effective and able to address evolving business demands.

We’ve boiled down the five principles that CSPs use to design their web-scale networks. Find out how Cumulus Linux achieves all those principles, while significantly reducing cost and technical complexity.

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Up to 60%

reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) has been
reported by Cumulus Linux customers.

CSPs design web-scale networks with a few key principles in mind. Here's an easy way to
remember them, using the acronym MORSE:

Module Four


Relieves bottlenecks & failure points

Lock Unlock


Gives you choice of hardware vendor

Computer Shield


Guarantees compliance & communal security

Organic Plant


Supports EVPN to simplify & segment traffic

Cog Double 2


Increases efficiency
up to 95%

Add these OpenStack assets to your toolbelt

Now you're ready to become a master

"Research shows that more CSPs are using cloud technologies for their internal IT applications … [CSPs] understand the scalability, lower hardware costs, flexibility and agility that web-scale networking delivers… Modern OSs have capabilities to reduce complexity and help CSPs get up to speed."


The bottom line

CSP networks must be Modular, Open, Reliable, Scalable and Efficient to compete and grow. Cumulus Linux offers all these principles, at significant CapEx & OpEx savings, and expeditious onboarding by providing Cumulus Linux trials at no cost.

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