Data Centre Networking

Web Scale Networking for Enterprise Cloud

activereach offers a powerful open network operating system that allows you to automate, customize and scale using web-scale principles like the world’s largest data centers. It accelerates networking functions on over 50 switch models (1G, 10G, 25G, 40G and 100G) from 9 different OEMs with your choice of optics and two silicons. Our Linux-based open networking solution was built for automation, scalability and flexibility, allowing you to build a data center network that ideally suits your business needs.

Key Features

100+ hardware platforms
Choose from an extensive list of qualified and supported hardware based on the latest innovations in merchant silicon.

Complete standardization
Reduce complexities and get complete interoperability with Linux across your entire data centre.

Network protection
Receive additional levels of security exclusive to Cumulus Linux in addition to industry-standard security features.

Flexible open architecture
Enables you to customize your network and scale seamlessly.

Reduced CapEx
by lowering the cost of acquiring open switches and optics

Reduced OpEx
by leveraging existing talent and assigning more switches per engineer

Built for automation first
Enjoy networking that’s consistent, repeatable and integrates easily with third-party tools via REST API’s

Faster IT delivery
Leverage native integration and best-of-breed tools for automation, monitoring, analytics and more.

Cumulus Linux is the only open network OS that allows you to affordably build and efficiently operate your network like the world’s largest data centre operators, unlocking web-scale networking for businesses of all sizes.

How it works

The figure below summarizes the essence of the architecture of the open networking platform.

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Open Networking Architecture for Data Centres

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Cumulus VX is a community-supported virtual appliance that enables cloud admins and network engineers to preview and test Cumulus Networks technology at zero cost. You can build sandbox environments to learn open networking concepts, prototype network operations, and script and develop applications risk free. With Cumulus VX, you can get started at your pace, on your time and in your environment – please complete our Trial Form to get started.