Dell Embraces Cumulus Linux for Networking

Dell is no stranger to Linux, having supported it on its server portfolio and on its own networking gear as well. Now Dell is expanding its’ Linux networking effort by enabling its customers to choose Linux, specifically the Cumulus Linux distribution,  as a networking operating system on a pair of Dell switches.

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 and now that same choice is coming to the networking realm.