Cumulus Linux ends Broadcom support. Now What?

Cumulus Linux ends Broadcom support – Now What?

NVIDIA has ended support for Broadcam ASICs following its acquisition of Cumulus Networks and Mellanox. For organizations facing the challenge of what to do next, Pica8 delivers a turnkey, Linux-based open NOS with seamless interoperability with your existing Broadcom and white box switches.

Don’t lose your investment in Broadcom switches

With over a decade designing, deploying, and supporting white box networks, Pica8 delivers the freedom, flexibility, and scalability of truly open networking to the enterprise. Built on an unmodified Debian Linux kernel, our proven NOS makes it easy to develop and integrate network applications while running on multi-vendor switches or in a virtualized SDN environment.

Full support for Broadcom StrataXGS switch solutions

Runs on multi-vendor switches with full support for multi-gig & PoE hardware

EVPN-VXLAN fabric for modern campus & data center networks

Network monitoring & telemetry capabilities with gNMI, SNMP & sFlow

Automate end-to-end network lifecycle management

Zero-trust integration with NAC Policy Managers

Flexible licensing options without the vendor lock-in

Industry-leading, 5-star enterprise support

End-to-end network automation at scale

Zero-Touch Provisioning

Scale easily and securely from anywhere with automated provisioning and policy enforcement to save hours of manual labor.

Configuration Management

Push updates, patches, and bug fixes to a single or group of switches to save labor, prevent downtime, and maintain network security.

Backups & Compliance

Automate configuration backups, operation logs, and compliance checks against a “golden config” with intelligent rollback to minimize errors.

License Management

Identify, alert, install & update switch licenses before they negatively affect your network.

Industry-leading 24/7/365 enterprise support

Pica8 offers its customers the best service and technical support in the industry. Our industry-leading service promise ensures prompt and personalized support that no big-box providers can match.


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Pica8 delivers open networking to the world’s leading enterprises

We wanted to stay supported on Broadcom and fix interoperability issues. In the future, Gulf Medical plans to integrate with Pica8’s AmpCon Network Controller for push-button automation and zero-touch provisioning. As well as utilize Pica8’s Ansible Playbooks to customize automation.

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Brite box switch compatibility

Edgecore Networks switch compatibility


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Delta Solutions switch compatibility


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