Cumulus Linux for Mellanox Spectrum Switches

 

Mellanox Adds Cumulus Linux Support for Ethernet Switches

Extends Network Operating System Choices for

10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gb/s Open Ethernet Platforms

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Mellanox is pleased to offer Cumulus Linux support for the entire portfolio of Spectrum based 25, 50, and 100 Gb/s Ethernet switches to bring web-scale IT efficiency to the data center. This combination is the realization of the OpenEthernet vision and demonstrates the value of open networking and disaggregation of switch hardware and software. This allows customers to choose the best in class hardware and software to meet their specific needs. Spectrum based switches offer significant advantages over the competition. Only Spectrum switches deliver Predictable Networks and Zero Packet Loss networks. Furthermore the combination of Mellanox and Cumulus is an example of the power of Open Composable Networks which combines open platforms, industry standard APIs, and network automation.

The SN2000 series builds the industry's highest density 25GbE and 100GbE switching solutions which scale up to 32 100GbE ports and 64 25GbE ports in 1RU. It provides optimized hardware for spine, leaf, top-of-rack and storage switching, that exceeds the growing demands of today’s database, storage, data centers environments.

The SN2000 series provides ideal spine and top of rack (ToR) solutions, allowing maximum flexibility, with port speeds spanning from 10Gb/s to 100 Gb/s per port and port density that enables full rack connectivity to any server at any speed. The uplink ports allow a variety of blocking ratios that suit any application requirement. Powered by the Spectrum ASIC, the SN2000 series carries a whopping switching capacity of up to 6.4Tb/s with a landmark 4.77Bpp processing capacity in a compact 1RU form factor.

Switches available in the SN2000 series:

SN2700 32-port Non-blocking 100GbE Open Ethernet Spine Switch System

SN2410 48-port 25GbE + 8-port 100GbE Open Ethernet ToR Switch System

SN2100 Half-Width 16-port Non-blocking 100GbE Open Ethernet Switch System

The SN2100 switch provides the highest density of 25G ports per 1RU with 128 ports in a side-by-side configuration to provide highest density as well as ToR redundancy in the smallest footprint.

   
 

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   Cumulus Linux Network OS

   Spectrum Family

     

- A reliable datacenter through trustworthy affordable network-

- Break free from vendor lock-in: choice of operating systems

- Zero Packet Lost

- True cut through latency

- Lowest Power

- Easy Scale from one to thousands of nodes and switches

- Arranged and Organized Data Center

     • Supports speeds of 10/25/40/50/56/100GbE

     • Easy deployment

     • Easy maintenance

- Unprecedented Performance

      • Line rate performance on all ports at all packet sizes

      • Storage and server applications run faster 

- Software Defined Networking (SDN) support

- Running MLNX-OS, Cumulus Linux, alternative operating systems over ONIE

   
 

Since 2014 is Zstor Cumulus Partner Integration Partner and Mellanox Enterprise First Partner and helps customer with the implementation of Software-Defined-Networks.

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