Cumulus Networks® Webinars

NCLU: Command Line In the Age of DevOps

With NCLU, Cumulus Linux makes manual workflows first class citizens in the network operator toolchain. Designed to please both Linux admins and traditional network operators, the primary goal of NCLU is to ease and simply the manual operation of networks. This is the first episode in our 2017 "Demystifying Networking" series with Cumulus Networks Chief Scientist, Dinesh Dutt. Dinesh will be joined by our guest speakers Ivan Pepeljnak and Daniel Walton.

Available in the following time zones:


  • February 1st, 2017
  • 10:00am (Pacific)

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Shapeways builds a scalable network with Puppet and Cumulus
December 6th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

As a leader in online 3D printing services, Shapeways offers over 2.5M printed products and 150,000 new designs monthly. Shapeways’ business model depends on tight service level agreements (SLAs) with their customers and producers. The network has...

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Data Center Networking Trends 2017
November 29th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

The days after Thanksgiving, when gratitude and turkey have both been replaced by the frenetic pace of crossing off shopping lists, family and friends, is also a time when all too frequently, some take to hocking their predictions for the coming y...

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Building Scalable Data Center Networks for Private Cloud
November 17th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

Operators looking to build scalable, flexible and reliable data centers are moving to layer 3 Clos architectures. To be truly web scale, a Clos design needs to be coupled with standardized hardware, an open network OS and various software tools. T...

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Network Troubleshooting
October 27th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

In this episode of the Demystifying Networking series, we'll cross the threshold of network configuration and stroll into the world of network troubleshooting. Troubles in the networking world come in many flavors, from misconfigured cabling to mi...

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Network Architecture for Containers
October 20th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

Join us for this webinar and learn all about an open architecture for Containers and Private Cloud applications with Apstra and Cumulus Networks. Learn how this Network Architecture automates the network infrastructure by integrating with data cen...

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Agile Network Deployment
September 13th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

In this episode, Eric Pulvino will join Dinesh Dutt in explaining and demonstrating how simulation factors into the deployment paradigm of modern networks. We'll discuss where simulation makes sense and how one can avoid the costs of an expensive ...

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Network Automation: Tips & Tricks
August 30th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

So you've started on the road of network automation. You've gotten battered and bruised, and sometimes just plain stumped. Maybe you're sailing along just fine, happy as can be, except for a few minor scares. Whatever the case maybe, we can all be...

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Routing on the Host: Design Patterns & Customer Case Studies
July 21st, 2016 - 9:00am PDT

Cross pollination. This is an interesting theme emerging with the advent of the Open Networking. With Linux as the common Data Center OS across compute and networking, users have the ability to now choose best of breed from both sides to solve com...

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Operationalizing VRF in the Data Center
June 23rd, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

VRF is a recent fundamental addition to the networking constructs in the Linux kernel. Linux has always supported multiple routing tables and ways to decide which routing table is looked up for a packet. Furthermore, network namespaces provided is...

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Microservices Network Architecture 101
May 26th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

In this episode of the Demystifying Networking webinar series, we'll examine the different underlying network architectures for building Microservices. If you wonder what is Flannel, Weave, IPVLAN, MacVLAN and how do they all fit together with Doc...

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Tea for the Tillerman
April 19th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

Containers are ushering in a new era of building distributed applications, either of entirely the new kind or a repackaging of the old. In this episode of Demystifying Networking webinar series, we will discuss how to build modern cloud-friendly a...

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Linux Networking is Awesome!
March 15th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

A 45 Minute Presentation and Q/A Session with Dinesh Dutt and Shrijeet Mukherjee. In this episode of the Demystifying Networking webinar series, we will discuss the benefits of using the Linux networking stack. The presentation will include detail...

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Operationalizing BGP in the SDDC
February 9th, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

A 45 Minute Presentation and Q/A Session with Dinesh Dutt and Ivan Pepelnjak. BGP is a popular routing protocol used in the Data Center (DC). But as the protocol that powers the Internet, it also comes armed with a lot of sophistication that scare...

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How DreamHost Deployed Large-Scale Public Cloud on Top of OpenStack
January 21st, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

Join Jonathan LaCour of DreamHost, Mark McClain of Akanda and Nolan Leake of Cumulus Networks to learn how DreamHost successfully built and scaled their DreamCompute cloud to over 200 servers, designed to scale up from there.

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Configuring CLOS With Ansible, Vagrant and Cumulus Linux
November 3rd, 2015 - 3:30am PDT

In this webinar, we'll learn the ways in which CLOS networks can be configured with real life examples using OSPF and BGP. We'll use both numbered and unnumbered models and demonstrate the superiority of the unnumbered configuration.

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Optimize your Routing with Border 6 & Cumulus Networks
October 8th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

With the Border 6 NSI Controller, Cumulus Linux switch-routers learn only the necessary BGP routes. Therefore they require less TCAM memory, and result in significant lowering of your costs.

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VMware EVO SDDC
September 30th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Open Networking solutions are being incorporated into a fully integrated and automated hyper-converged solutions, giving customers more choice for their preferred hardware partner.

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Manage Your Switches Like Servers
September 24th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

With Cumulus Linux and Puppet Enterprise, you can now automate and monitor your switches like servers, helping network operators realize the promise of an agile network with advantages like increased deployment speeds and reduced human error.

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Cumulus VX
August 25th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

A virtual environment for learning, testing, and exploring open networking. Cumulus VX now allows you to learn, model, simulate and test network topologies using open networking technology at zero cost and risk-free in your environment!

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L2-7 for Your OpenStack
July 21st, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Akanda joins Cumulus Networks to discuss combining Cumulus Networks’s VxLAN based Lightweight Network Virtualization technology with Akanda's network services VM to provide a simple, complete L2-7 solution for your OpenStack networking needs. Come...

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Hyperconvergence
June 24th, 2015 - 4:00pm PDT

Hyperconvergence simplifies data center infrastructure, but how can the network mirror that scalability and ease of use? Join Cumulus Networks and Nutanix to hear how Perth Radiology moved from a fibre channel/SAN framework to a modern infrastruc...

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Open Networking for Your OpenStack
June 3rd, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Open networking using a true Linux network OS is a natural fit for OpenStack, enabling unified automation, monitoring and management across bare metal servers and switches.

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Using Linux to Manage the Entire Rack
May 27th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Top-of-rack switches managed with the same tools as servers. With Cumulus RMP, top-of-rack switches can be managed with the same Linux tools as the servers. But until now, the out-of-band management switch was an orphan, limited to traditional net...

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MLAG: Invisible Layer 2 Redundancy
May 20th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

In this webinar we'll begin by describing the use cases where Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation, or MLAG, can be used to improve the reliability of your network. This will lead into a detailed discussion of how MLAG works as well as what pitfalls you...

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vSphere Modernization with Open Networking
May 5th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Providing customers a choice through the hardware agnostic approach is core to the philosophy of Cumulus Networks and fits very well within the Software Defined Data Center approach of VMware through this shared vision. Now, through the support fo...

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Big Data, Better Networks
April 22nd, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Today, all data centers need high-performance networking that’s efficient, automated and scales affordably. But with big data, those needs are especially acute. How can you build less congested networks with easier scheduling? Is disaggregation wi...

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Open Hardware for ALL
March 25th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Great networking no longer requires a vendor-locked stack. Open networking is the way forward for improved economics, faster service delivery and a robust solutions ecosystem. Join us to hear about advancements that accelerate industry availabilit...

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Network Interface Manager ifupdown2
March 11th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

ifupdown2, is a new network interface manager for Debian and a rewrite of ifupdown. ifupdown2 attempts to solve challenges through an implementation based on dependency graphs, querying running state before applying interface configuration, extens...

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Nutanix + Cumulus Linux: Deploying True Hyper Convergence with Open Networking
February 25th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Web-scale customers have been the early adopters of eliminating proprietary technologies and using next-gen architectures to transform data center networking economics to a scale-out, Clos-fabric based approach. If you’re an enterprise customer an...

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Hands on with Prescriptive Topology Manager
February 11th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

As a follow-up to our webinar “Configuration and Routing of CLOS Networks” in September 2014, Cumulus Networks’ Chief Scientist, Dinesh Dutt is returning to focus on, Prescriptive Topology Manager (PTM), in greater detail during this hands-on sess...

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Unlock Your Cloud Potential with Mirantis OpenStack & Cumulus Linux
January 28th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

Are you building a new private cloud or moving your workloads to a hybrid cloud in 2015? Or, are you just interested in exploring what OpenStack has to offer but don't have all the resources and toolsets to understand the gaps.

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Making the Switch to Bare Metal and Open Networking
January 14th, 2015 - 10:30am PDT

By decoupling the hardware and software and disaggregating the networking solution value chain, switch hardware vendors have the ability to separately compete and innovate in hardware and software solutions. Meaning, the network is no longer restr...

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Accelerating SDN Applications with Open Source Network Overlays
December 10th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

By defining the configuration of the network versus of a specific device, OpenContrail + Cumulus Linux can simplify & automate network orchestration.

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Open Networking in the Software-Defined Data Center
November 20th, 2014 - 1:00pm PDT

The software-defined data center has been rapidly identified as a key technology to better enable organizations of all sizes to achieve the affordable capacity and operational efficiency that the largest cloud operators enjoy.

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Unleash the Power of
Open Networking
October 29th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Network modernization is the next step in data center transformation. Open Networking offers affordable capacity as you scale, choice of hardware and software elements to best meet your needs, and the resources of a rich ecosystem.

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Unattended Deployment with Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP)
October 15th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Using Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) and a configuration management tool, you can bring up a production-ready switch in a matter of minutes — with little effort, scale your IT environment quickly, and reduce risk of mistakes.

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Extend your Automation from
DevOps to NetOps
October 1st, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Cumulus Linux opens up the world of network automation with Puppet Labs' IT enabling system administrators to deliver the operational agility and efficiency of cloud computing at enterprise-class service levels.

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Configuration & Routing
of Clos Networks
September 17th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Data center networks generally follow regular topologies, but these topologies can have various unique configurations, from a simple two-tier leaf and spine to a massive multi-tier scale-out model. PTM gives data center operators a new tool for va...

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Simplify I.T. with Ansible +
Cumulus Linux
September 3rd, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Ansible and Cumulus Linux work so well together because Cumulus provides a computing interface that treats networking like regular Linux. Build scalable, automatable networks with commodity hardware with Ansible's agentless infrastructure.

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Modern Data Center Network
Architecture
August 20th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

We'll delve into why people chose this architecture and several interesting emergent behaviors that this architecture gives rise to. We will also discuss how the modern data center architecture eases DevOps, failure characteristics and characteris...

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Software Defined Networking with VMware NSX + Cumulus® Linux®
August 6th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Witness the enablement of a true integration of a virtual network platform and an underlay physical network for a scalable data center orchestration, automation and multi-tenancy solution over high-capacity IP fabrics.

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ONIE - The Open Network
Install Environment
July 16th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

We'll delve into why people chose this architecture and several interesting emergent behaviors that this architecture gives rise to. We will also discuss how the modern data center architecture eases DevOps, failure characteristics and characteris...

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Network Automation for the
Modern Era
June 11th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Cumulus Linux natively supports popular open source and commercial software. In this presentation, we'll provide examples on how to utilize configuration management software to enable the automated deployment of Cumulus Linux.

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Demystify Your
Network
May 19th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Watch VMware's Martin Casado, Facebook's Najam Ahmad, Forrester Research's Andre Kindness and Cumulus Networks' JR Rivers as they discuss the state of the networking industry today.

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Virtualizing Networks with SDN NVOs & Bare Metal Switches
March 25th, 2014 - 10:30am PDT

Cloud service providers and enterprises alike need flexible, cost-effective tools for building and managing virtual networks. Distributed network virtualization overlays (NVOs) and bare metal networking are two new use cases for software-defined n...

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