SOURCE: Midokura


April 21, 2015 09:03 ET

Latest Midokura Enterprise MidoNet Achieves Certification With Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6

Certification Enables Red Hat and Midokura Customers to Simplify and Accelerate OpenStack Cloud Deployments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2015) - Midokura, a global startup focused on network virtualization, today announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Version 6 certification for the latest version of Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM), a scalable network virtualization solution designed for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds. The certification enables customers to deploy the latest MEM technology on the newest version of OpenStack with confidence, from start to finish, armed with Midokura and Red Hat's easy, multi-vendor collaborative support.

"We are pleased to announce that the latest Midokura Enterprise MidoNet technology is now certified for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6, which brings Red Hat's award-winning and trusted technology to Midokura customers," said Adam Johnson, VP of business for Midokura. "Our users already benefit from Midokura's 'follow-the-sun' support, which comprises of unwavering, enterprise-grade 24/7 assistance from product evaluation to finish, from the same Midokura engineers that contribute to the leading open source OpenStack project. Sharing our dedication to providing awesome support, Red Hat is the logical choice in a partner for Midokura."

Announced in February, the latest MEM solution creates an intelligent, software-based network abstraction layer between the hosts and the physical network, by decoupling the IaaS cloud from the network hardware. Today's news offers tremendous value to customers looking to integrate with cloud orchestration. MEM is among the industry's first software-only virtual networking solutions to be certified with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6. Red Hat's certification requires passing an extensive test suite to ascertain compatibility with OpenStack APIs and other functions implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.

Midokura is a proud participant of the Red Hat Connect for Technology Partners program, which connects business and technical resources to third-party technology companies who are aligning with Red Hat's OpenStack product offerings. Solutions that have achieved certification on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6, or are certified for other products in Red Hat's open hybrid cloud portfolio, are listed in the Red Hat Certified Solution Catalog.

For information on support, services and costs for the latest MEM technology, contact

Supporting Quote
"We are pleased that Midokura's newest release is fully certified with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6, giving our mutual customers confidence in a certified and supported solution. As Red Hat's OpenStack offerings advance, we are happy to work with innovative companies such as Midokura to offer a broad set of solutions to our customers." - Mike Werner, Sr. Director, Global Technology Partner programs, Red Hat.

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About Midokura
Founded in 2010, Midokura was an early global leader in network virtualization. The company's pedigree includes Amazon, Cisco, Google and VMware. With its Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) solution, Midokura offers the industry a complete overlay technology that integrates with cloud platforms such as OpenStack. A contributor to the OpenStack Networking (Neutron) Project and member of the Open Daylight Project, Midokura has made the source code for MidoNet freely available at, delivering the first truly open, vendor-agnostic network virtualization solution available for the OpenStack community.

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