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Cumulus Linux: Re-networking the Datacenter, Cloud?

Cumulus Linux, which bills itself as “the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for datacenter networking,” has emerged from stealth mode. Backed by several VMware (VMW) veterans, Cumulus sounds like a next-generation software-defined networking (SDN) player. And the company has $15 million in venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures and others.