Sol Distribution Partners with Cumulus Networks

Oswestry, UK, 27th April 2018 – Sol Distribution, a distributor of Networking Hardware based in Oswestry, Shropshire, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Cumulus Networks, the leaders in web-scale networking, headquartered in Mountain View, California, USA. The company designs and sells a Linux operating system for industry standard network switches to deliver networking solutions for large data centre, cloud computing, and enterprise environments. Sol will distribute Cumulus’s full range of solutions in the UK including software and pre-loaded hardware.

Graeme Sutton, Managing Director at Sol Distribution said: “We are pleased that Cumulus has chosen Sol Distribution to distribute their products in the UK.  We have a growing customer base in the data centre space and can already provide a number of solutions for this marketplace. Cumulus allows us to offer something new to our partners and gives them the potential to affordably build and efficiently operate their networks and those of their customers like the world’s largest data centres. We believe that Cumulus’ solutions serve as a compliment to the vendors we already carry, and allow us to expand our offering to meet even more of our customers’ needs.”

About Sol Distribution

Sol Distribution is a UK-based value-added distributor of IT hardware, specialising in networking products and their associated services. Sol distribution is a channel-only supplier, serving a network of resellers and systems integrators across the UK and Europe.

Sol distribution is an official distributor of a number of vendors in specialist networking areas, particularly focussing on fibre networking, data centres, cloud services, carrier Ethernet and industrial applications. Sol is an official distribution partner of Accedian Networks, ADVA, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Billion, Cumulus Networks, Transition Networks, RAD Data Communications, Viavi Solutions, and Starview International.

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About Cumulus Networks

Cumulus Networks is leading the transformation of bringing web-scale networking to enterprise cloud. As the only systems solution that fully unlocks the vertical network stacks of the modern data centre, Cumulus Linux allows companies of all sizes to affordably build and efficiently operate their networks just like the world’s largest data centres. By allowing operators to use standard hardware components, Cumulus Networks offers unprecedented operational speed and agility, at the industry’s most competitive cost. Cumulus Networks has received venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Telstra Ventures, Peter Wagner and four of the original VMware founders.

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