Cumulus Linux 3.0 NOS Now in the Wild


Cumulus Linux is touting a bunch of heavyweights as supporting the latest iteration of its white-box Linux.

On board for the launch of the Cumulus Linux 3.0 network operating system are Dell, EdgeCore Networks, Mellanox, Penguin Computing, and Supermicro.

For Cumulus, one of the biggest aspects of the launch is that version 3.0 is 100 Gbps Ethernet-capable, something it reckons will be important for the data centre market.

Four of the products already certified in its hardware compatibility list target that space: Dell’s Z9100, Penguin’s 3200CP and Supermicro’s SSE-C3632 (all using Broadcom Tomahawk silicon), and Mellanox’s own-silicon SN2700.

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