Cumulus Networks Open Hardware Program

Technology Ecosystem Open Hardware Partners

Cumulus Networks partners with leading technology companies to create new business opportunities and to develop end-to-end solutions for our shared customers. To obtain more information on the Technology Ecosystem Open Hardware Program, contact us to become a partner.

Current Open Hardware Partners

  • Agema

    "New data centers drive the need for high-bandwidth connections between servers and automation to allow management at scale. Cumulus Networks is a key partner to transform the networking industry with a modern Linux networking operating system and standard enterprise grade OS-agnostic switches."

    Honda Wu — CEO of Agema System, Inc.

  • Innolight

    InnoLight Technology Corporation designs, builds and markets high speed optical transceivers that enable rapid bandwidth expansion of Web 2.0 companies. Its solutions offer superior technical performance, compelling value proposition, and time to market advantage that are critical for the sustaining growth of next generation data centers.

    InnoLight was founded in April 2008 with venture investments from leading VCs in the US and China. Headquartered in Suzhou, China, InnoLight has sale offices and R&D centers in China, the US, and Taiwan. Customers include major Web 2.0 cloud operators and tier-one equipment OEMs.

  • Mellanox

    End-to-end solutions from Mellanox combine best-in-class switches with high performance NICs and cables. Mellanox customers are afforded 30-50% more gigabit per dollar than other data center solutions. Mellanox’s free your network joint solution with Cumulus Networks enables an open platform, unlocked performance, and unleashed innovation with open composable networks. Finally, NEO network manager provides unified network management with one click automation and REST APIs for integration with partners.

  • Broadcom

    "Broadcom's StrataXGS® platform is ideal for public and private cloud, Web 2.0 and other modern, high-bandwidth applications that are driving the need for scalability and efficiency in the data center. We are pleased that Cumulus Networks has chosen our platform to develop their operating system to enable data center operators to achieve unprecedented levels of scale and efficiency."

    Sujal Das — Broadcom Director of Product Marketing, Network Switch

  • Dell

    "This is an exciting time for Dell Networking, with a host of new technologies helping customers virtualize their data center environments. The networking world is moving towards a disaggregated hardware/software model, and Dell is one of the businesses making this accessible to the broader enterprise market. We are excited to partner with Cumulus Networks as we focus our combined energies to embrace the Linux networking model, open standards and contribute to the Open Compute Project."

    Tom Burns — Vice President and General Manager, Dell Networking

    About Dell and Cumulus Networks

  • Edge-Core

    Edge-Core Networks provides innovative network solutions to data center, enterprise and service provider customers worldwide through integration and distribution partners. EdgeCore is a subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM company, who designs and manufactures the Edge-Core data center switches.

  • Finisar Corporation

    Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is the world's largest supplier of fiber optic subsystems and components for high-speed data communications in telecom, enterprise, campus, wireless, and cable TV networks. For 25 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide.

  • HPE

    HPE creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning integrated systems, servers, storage, networking and software, HPE delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world. HPE delivers Open Networking switches for web-IT cloud data centers through a partnership with Cumulus Networks.

    Mark Carroll — VP & GM WLAN - HP Enterprise

    About HPE and Cumulus Networks

  • Lumentum

    Lumentum is an industry leader in the optical components market, offering a broad range of products for data centers and traditional networking applications. Our products operate at 10/40/100 G data rates and are available in low-power, high-density platforms such as SFP+, QSFP+, CFP2/4, and QSFP28. Lumentum is vertically integrated with key components including lasers, detectors, and custom-designed integrated circuits - this lets us optimize for cost, performance, and time-to-market.

  • Penguin Computing

    For well over a decade Penguin Computing has been dedicated to delivering complete, integrated Enterprise and High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions that are innovative, cost effective, and easy to use. Penguin offers a complete end-to-end portfolio of products and solutions including workstations, rackmount servers, custom server designs, power efficient rack solutions and turnkey clusters. Penguin also offers the Scyld suite of software products for efficient provisioning and infrastructure monitoring. Additionally, Penguin Computing on Demand (POD), is a public HPC cloud that is available instantly and as needed. Penguin counts some of the world's most demanding organizations as its customers, including AOL, Yelp, Caterpillar, Life Technologies, Dolby, Lockheed Martin and the US Air Force.

  • Quanta

    "Modern data centers and distributed applications require high performance networks to connect compute clusters. The combined value of Quanta's global-scale engineering and manufacturing capabilities and Cumulus Networks' next generation Linux network operating-systems will deliver unprecedented performance, scalability and value to cloud data centers worldwide."

    Mike Yang — General Manager of QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology)

  • Supermicro

    Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI) is the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server, blade, storage, and networking technology for Green Computing - worldwide. Cumulus Linux Ready Supermicro TOR Ethernet switches further extend the reach of Supermicro’s Building Block Solutions®, enabling rapid deployment of a highly scalable, cost effective software-defined network infrastructure for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems.

    About Supermicro and Cumulus Networks

  • 10Gtek

    "10Gtek's Direct-Attached Copper (DAC) Cables are a cost-effective and low-power solution and are ideally suited for environments that have huge demands on 10G and 40G network interconnection. Parterning with Cumulus Networks, we can jointly bring more choice to customers in the rapidly growing Data Centers and High Performance Computing markets."

    Alan Wong — CEO of 10 Gtek