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Cumulus content roundup: October

.We’re back with the Cumulus content roundup- October edition. We’ve kept busy this month with a new white boarding video series, podcasts, resources and more. Covering everything from Open Source to digital transformation, we’ve rounded it all up right here, so settle in and stay a while!

From Cumulus Networks:

Preparing your network for digital transformation: Learn about the primary challenges with digital transformation and how web-scale networking principles make digital transformation possible and profitable. Is your network ready for the future?

Web-scale networking for cloud service providers: Find out why cloud service providers need to have agile, highly scalable and cost effective infrastructure in order to stand out to their customers.

Our dedicated approach to open source networking: Read our philosophy and how we’ve contributed to and participated in the open source community.

Web-scale Whiteboarding: Openstack Overview: Watch our brand new series of whiteboarding videos with our very own Pete Lumbis

Kernel of Truth: Episode 9: Tune into this podcast episode as we dive into Layer 3 networking and why we believe it’s the future of network design.

News from the web:

Gartner Peer Insights: See the full list of companies recognized for Best Data Networking of 2018, including Cumulus Networks!

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Kernel of Truth episode 9: Layer 3 Networking

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For this week’s Kernel of Truth podcast we dive into Layer 3 networking and why we believe it’s the future of network design. In this episode we cover everything about why you should transition to Layer 3, how to make that transition, and why L3 is different than Layer 2. We bring in Jason Heller, a Principle Consulting Architect here at Cumulus, as well as Donald Sharp, a Principle Engineer to gain insight into the future of Layer 3 and the possibilities it can hold for you.

Tune in to to hear the pros and cons of L3 and the best way to begin transitioning and the options that come with Layer 3 networking. If you like what you hear on this week’s episode make sure to follow and subscribe!

Guest Bios

Brian O’Sullivan: Brian O’Sullivan is a generalist who happened to end up in a highly specialized field through no fault of his own. For 15 or so years he’s held software Product Management positions at Juniper Networks as well as other smaller companies. Once he Continue reading

Kernel of Truth episode 8: Network agility

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On this week’s Kernel of Truth episode, we’re breaking down network agility and why it’s important to you. The networking world loves a good acronym, but have no fear, this episode will also begin to unscramble the alphabet soup that comes with the technology. For this episode we brought in Attilla de Groot and Scott Edwards to discuss why agile networks are changing the tech world, how we got here, and what’s next.

If you’re interested in learning about the virtualization of IT, new innovations, and how that’s helping computing power become greater and faster than ever, this episode is for you. We discuss how Cumulus is making design methods and network architecture that’s easier for our customers to use and how we’re working to design a simpler, more freeing approach to networking and much more. So grab your headphones and sit back for 25 minutes of networking goodness!


Guest Bios

Attilla de Groot: Cumulus Networks; Attilla has spent the last 15 years at the cutting edge of Continue reading

Cumulus content roundup: September

Who’s ready for another Cumulus content roundup? This month we kept busy with step-by-step guides, tips and tricks, and even kicked off a new series, Tales from the field! Grab a seat and settle in to learn more about everything from EVPN to ZTP, and how they benefit you. Happy reading!

From Cumulus Networks:

We stand with open source: We’ve come a long way from where we began as a company. Find out why we’re passionate about open source networking, what we’ve brought to the table in the last couple of years, and our goals for the future.

5 tips for transitioning to 100G networking: Are you ready to increase your networking speed and pack more computing into the same space? You’re going to want to read these 5 tips on making the transition to 100G networking as smooth as possible.

EVPN behind the curtains: Confused about EVPN? Read this blog post for a step-by-step understanding of EVPN and what it means to you.

Tales from the field: Best practices for initial provisioning (Part 1): Let’s dive into ZTP! Read part one of “Tales from the field,” a series, and find out how to use automation tools to Continue reading