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Cumulus Networks Partners with Dell for Linux

Arpit Joshipura, VP at Dell Networking, told Enterprise Networking Planet that server buyers have long had the ability to choose the operating system they want. Now that same choice is coming to the networking realm.

Cumulus Networks first emerged in June of 2013 with a Linux distribution geared towards networking. Inside Cumulus, the system is derived from the Debian Linux project. It was updated in October of 2013 with new Broadcom silicon support.

As to how Dell and Cumulus got together, Cumulus Networks co-founder and CEO JR Rivers told Enterprise Networking Planet that his company is focused on the vision of the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), and Dell fits into that model well.

Read the full story at Enterprise Networking Planet:
Dell Embraces Cumulus Linux for Networking

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.