Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

Edge-Core Networks Accelerates Open Networking with Integrated Cumulus® Linux® Worldwide

Edge-Core Networks, a leading provider of networking solutions for data centers and enterprises, and Cumulus Networks®, creator of the first full-featured Linux network operating system, today announced the availability of Edge-Core data center switches with integrated Cumulus Linux operating system. Through a partnership agreement with Cumulus Networks, Edge-Core will deliver and service through its integration partners across North and South America, APAC, EMEA, Russia and CIS a full portfolio of 1GbE, 10GbE, and 40GbE data center switches with Cumulus Linux built-in for top-of-rack (TOR) and spine deployment.

“For over a year, Edge-Core and Cumulus Networks have partnered to deliver network solutions to public and private cloud data center operators, who deploy Edge-Core’s best-in-class bare-metal switches and Cumulus Networks’ revolutionary Linux network operating system,” said George Tchaparian, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Business Development of Accton Technology Corporation, the parent company of Edge-Core and developer of its data center switches. “Edge-Core is now pleased to extend this partnership by offering turnkey switches with Cumulus Linux bundled on our TOR and spine switches which will provide a single point of contact for product delivery and support, and make the solution more widely available in emerging markets.”

“Over the last year, we’ve seen a significant industry shift towards an open networking model,” said Reza Malekzadeh, Vice President of Business, Cumulus Networks. “Edge-Core’s standard high quality bare-metal switch product line has been one of the key enablers for this new reality in networking. Today, we’re very excited to partner even more closely with Edge-Core to deliver a best-of-breed turnkey solution that will accelerate the deployment of modern data center infrastructure and make it even more accessible to a wide range of customers – from traditional enterprises to web-scale service providers.”

Product Availability

The following Edge-Core data center switches with integrated Cumulus Linux are available now from Edge-Core channel partners worldwide. All products are designed with the high performance and high availability features required for deployment in the data center as top-of-rack or spine switches, with redundant fans, redundant AC or 48VDC power options, 12VDC power options, and options for front-to-back or back-to-front airflow. Cumulus Linux provides open Layer 2, Layer 3, and modern network virtualization capabilities for scalable data center fabrics, while delivering operating cost efficiencies with Linux management, provisioning, automation and analytics tools.

Cumulus Linux is preloaded on the switches, with support for the switch hardware and software bundled into the Edge-Core turnkey product.

AS6701-32X-C 32-port QSFP switch, supporting 32x40GbE ports or up to 104x10GbE ports, for top-of-rack or spine deployment

AS5610-52X-C 48-port SFP+ 1/10GbE ports, with 4-port QSFP for 10GbE or 40GbE uplinks, PHY-less design, ideal for top-of-rack switching in server racks with 10GbE servers

AS5600-52X-C 48-port SFP+ 1/10GbE ports, with 4-port QSFP for 10GbE or 40GbE uplinks, ideal for top-of-rack switching in server racks with 10GbE servers

AS4600-54T-C 48-port RJ-45 1GbE ports, with 4-port SFP+ for 10GbE uplinks, for top-of-rack switching in server racks with 1GbE servers

About Edge-Core Networks

Edge-Core Networks delivers innovative networking solutions to enterprise, SMB, data center, and service provider customers worldwide. Working with its technology and channel partners, Edge-Core provides solutions which increase network responsiveness while reducing equipment and operating costs. Edge-Core is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. The Edge-Core data center switches are developed and manufactured by Accton. Additional information can be found at www.Edge-Core.com.

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 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 is doing 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, Battery Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Peter Wagner and four of the original VMware founders. For more information visit www.cumulusnetworks.com or follow @cumulusnetworks.

Edge-Core Networks is a registered trademark of Edge-Core Networks Corporation. CUMULUS®, the Cumulus Logo, CUMULUS NETWORKS®, and the Rocket Turtle Logo are trademarks and service marks of Cumulus Networks, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. You are not permitted to use the marks without the prior written consent of their owners.

The registered trademark Linux® is used pursuant to a sublicense from LMI, the exclusive licensee of Linus Torvalds, owner of the mark on a world-wide basis.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Organizations from small to large are increasingly adopting cloud solutions to deliver essential business services at a much lower cost. According to cyber security experts, the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks are on the rise, causing alarm to businesses and customers across a variety of industries. To defend against exploits like these, a company must adopt a comprehensive security defense strategy that is designed for their business. In 2015, organizations such as United Airlines, Sony...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, a producer of the first smartphones and tablets, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. He will explain how M2M controllers work through wirelessly connected remote controls; and specifically delve into a retrofit option that reverse-engineers control codes of existing conventional controller systems so the...
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development...
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device acce...
Mobile, social, Big Data, and cloud have fundamentally changed the way we live. “Anytime, anywhere” access to data and information is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver meaningful services to the business and customers.
In 2014, the market witnessed a massive migration to the cloud as enterprises finally overcame their fears of the cloud’s viability, security, etc. Over the past 18 months, AWS, Google and Microsoft have waged an ongoing battle through a wave of price cuts and new features. For IT executives, sorting through all the noise to make the best cloud investment decisions has become daunting. Enterprises can and are moving away from a "one size fits all" cloud approach. The new competitive field has ...
Advances in technology and ubiquitous connectivity have made the utilization of a dispersed workforce more common. Whether that remote team is located across the street or country, management styles/ approaches will have to be adjusted to accommodate this new dynamic. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Sagi Brody, Chief Technology Officer at Webair Internet Development Inc., will focus on the challenges of managing remote teams, providing real-world examples that demonstrate what works and what...
eCube Systems has released NXTmonitor, a full featured application orchestration solution. NXTmonitor, which inherited the code base of NXTminder, has been extended to support multi-discipline processes and will act as a DevOps utility in a heterogeneous enterprise environment. Previously, NXTminder was packaged with NXTera middleware to configure and manage Entera and NXTera RPC servers. “Since we are widening the focus of this solution to DevOps, we felt the need to change the name to NXTmon...
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IceWarp will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. IceWarp, the leader of cloud and on-premise messaging, delivers secured email, chat, documents, conferencing and collaboration to today's mobile workforce, all in one unified interface
The web app is agile. The REST API is agile. The testing and planning are agile. But alas, data infrastructures certainly are not. Once an application matures, changing the shape or indexing scheme of data often forces at best a top down planning exercise and at worst includes schema changes that force downtime. The time has come for a new approach that fundamentally advances the agility of distributed data infrastructures. Come learn about a new solution to the problems faced by software organ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of tech...
Skeuomorphism usually means retaining existing design cues in something new that doesn’t actually need them. However, the concept of skeuomorphism can be thought of as relating more broadly to applying existing patterns to new technologies that, in fact, cry out for new approaches. In his session at DevOps Summit, Gordon Haff, Senior Cloud Strategy Marketing and Evangelism Manager at Red Hat, discussed why containers should be paired with new architectural practices such as microservices rathe...