Cumulus in the Cloud virtual data center

Try open networking for free with a virtual data center. Cumulus in the Cloud now includes our production-ready automation solution plus network validation with NetQ!

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What you get with Cumulus in the Cloud

Cumulus in the Cloud offers a free, personal, virtual data center network that provides a low-effort way to see Cumulus Networks technology in action and to learn about the latest open innovations that can help you improve network designs and operations.

Your virtual data center consists of two racks with two dual-homed servers connected with a leaf-spine network. The infrastructure can be personalized with production-ready automation or left unconfigured as a "blank slate".

You can access your data center via web browser to:

  • Get started quickly with the "guided tour" at the bottom of your console
  • Instantly deploy with production-ready automation
  • Directly interact with the elements with the jump server console
  • Access the Cumulus NetQ telemetry server
  • Test your skills by doing a challenge lab
  • Explore Cumulus Networks technologies in a solution-oriented deployment

Why Cumulus in the Cloud?

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Try for free

Try open networking at no cost, and preview Cumulus Linux and Cumulus NetQ.

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Get your hands dirty

Access all the open networking tools you need to do a virtual proof of concept for your web-scale network.

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Get a guided tour of open networking technology or experiment with features to your heart’s content

Learn more about Cumulus in the Cloud — your free virtual data center network