Report recognizes innovative vendors who offer novel approaches to
solving longstanding network challenges
In the report, Gartner analysts
“Cumulus Linux gives customers choice and helps free them from the proprietary lock-in that has characterized networking for decades. It also radically reduces the cost and complexity of operating modern data center networks,” said
The report is available on the Gartner website at https://www.gartner.com/doc/2716717.
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About Cumulus Networks
Cumulus Networks is bringing the Linux revolution to networking. Founded by veteran networking engineers from Cisco and VMware, Cumulus Networks makes the first Linux operating system for networking hardware and fills a critical gap in realizing the true promise of the software-defined data center. Just as Linux completely transformed the economics and innovation on the server side of the data center, Cumulus Linux will do the same for the network. It is radically reducing the costs and complexities of operating modern data center networks for service providers and enterprises. Cumulus Networks has received venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz,
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