NVIDIA Cumulus NetQ

Experience holistic, real-time visibility, troubleshooting, and lifecycle management of your modern data center network.

Network Operations with NetQ

NVIDIA® Cumulus® NetQ is a highly scalable, modern network operations toolset that provides visibility, troubleshooting, and lifecycle management of your network in real time. NetQ utilizes telemetry and delivers actionable insights about the health of your data center network—from the container or host to the switch and port.

Network Operations with NetQ

How NetQ works

  • Data Collection
  • Data Processing
  • Data Visualization

Using agents on the switches and hosts, NetQ is able to collect telemetry data across the entire network.

NetQ is able to collect Telemetry Data

As a central control point, NetQ stores and processes information to provide actionable insights and complete visibility.


The rich GUI simplifies operations and increases efficiency by quickly highlighting issues and alerts.


Why Choose NetQ for Network Operations?

NetQ supports NVIDIA Mellanox® What Just Happened® (WJH) for hardware-accelerated detection and reporting of data plane anomalies and intermittent network issues at no additional cost.

NetQ is also available as a secure cloud service, making it even easier to install, deploy, and scale your network. Leveraging a cloud-based deployment of NetQ offers instant upgrades, zero maintenance, and minimal appliance management efforts.

NetQ's intuitive GUI.

Streamline Upgrades and Configurations

Experience push-button simplicity for lifecycle management with NetQ's intuitive GUI.

 Gain Real-Time Intelligence

Gain Real-Time Intelligence

Correlate configuration and operational status and instantly identify and track state changes for your entire data center.

Optimize operations with quick alerts

Reduce Downtime

Optimize operations with quick alerts, faster troubleshooting, and proactive detection.

 Alerts with precise fault location data

Remediate Faster

Detect faulty network states and get alerts with precise fault location data.

Simplify operations and increase operator efficiency

Remove Complexity

Simplify operations and increase operator efficiency by quickly highlighting issues through visualizations and alerts.

 Diagnose Root Causes

Diagnose Root Causes

Trace network paths, replay the network state at any time in the past, review fabric-wide event change logs, and diagnose the root cause of state deviation.

What You Get with NetQ

With full lifecycle management functionality, NetQ combines the ability to easily upgrade, configure, and deploy network elements with a full suite of operations capabilities, such as visibility, troubleshooting, validation, trace, and comparative look-back functionality.

Key Features

  • Upgrade management (LCM): Access streamlined Cumulus Linux software upgrades at the push of a button.
  • Advanced Telemetry: real-time data collection that enables deep troubleshooting, visibility, and automated workflows from a single graphical user interface (GUI) .
  • Snapshot and compare: Easily compare prior network configurations to configurations after network changes are made to eliminate risk of disruption. 
  • Network-wide visibility: See real-time visualizations about the health of your network with NetQ’s rich GUI.
  • Preventative validation: Reduce manual errors before they’re rolled into production.
  • Diagnostic troubleshooting:- Diagnose root-cause of state deviations with advanced diagnostic tools.

Learn More About NetQ

NVIDIA NetQ Datasheet

NVIDIA NetQ Datasheet

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 NetQ Command Cheat Sheet

NetQ Command Cheatsheet

Use this cheatsheet to quickly learn and reference commands for using NetQ.