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Enterprise Router Runs Open Linux OS

Aug 05, 2008, 12:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Strategically, Vyatta as a company aims to leverage commodity x86-based hardware and open source software in order to compete on cost-performance with the likes of Cisco, Nortel, and Juniper Networks. The three year-old startup offers a free Community version of its eponymous "Vyatta" software stack, as well as a commercially supported "Subscription" version.

"Vyatta has previously offered complete hardware/software systems, reselling its software pre-installed on Dell-branded server class platforms. It quietly shipped its first branded networking appliance, the small network-focused "514," in March of this year. However, the Series 2500 appears to be Vyatta's first branded hardware aimed at enterprise customers."

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