Cumulus Linux is the first native Linux network operating system (NOS) for industry-standard bare metal networking switches. Cumulus Linux is a Debian-based distribution and offers the full Linux experience on networking hardware.
Customers have long seen the benefits of automation for their compute workloads and applications. With automation and orchestration via Ansible and Red Hat® Ansible® Tower combined with zero touch provisioning from Cumulus Linux, you can quickly provision and configure switches, reliably automate repetitive tasks, enable continuous deployment of critical applications, and scale out your infrastructure from tens to thousands of switches or more.
The combined Ansible Tower and Cumulus Linux solution provides:
Ansible Tower allows us to easily streamline the delivery of applications and services to both OpenStack and Amazon Clouds in a cost effective, simple, and secure manner.
The integration of Red Hat Ansible Tower and Cumulus Linux brings the benefits and cost savings of automation and orchestration to networking infrastructure, allowing for the scaling and management of the data center as a whole.