SOURCE: Midokura


September 17, 2015 09:03 ET

Midokura Announces Integration With Mirantis OpenStack for Easier, Affordable and More Scalable Networking

Midokura's Network Virtualization Technology Provides Networking Overlay and Plugin for Fuel

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2015) - Midokura, the global innovator in software network virtualization, today announced its integration with Mirantis OpenStack, providing joint customers an integrated solution for rapid OpenStack deployment. The MidoNet Plugin for Fuel is available immediately.

"Software Defined Networking solutions are a key enabler for OpenStack customers to build out large-scale clouds and to reduce their operational costs and increase overall agility," said Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP of product marketing at Mirantis. "We are happy to partner with Midokura to bring a unique, distributed network virtualization architecture to our customer base. The Fuel plugin automates the entire deployment of the solution and makes it easy for customers to use the joint solution out-of-the-box."

Mirantis OpenStack provides users exceptional reliability and flexibility from traditional virtualization. It leverages Fuel, an open source deployment and control plane for OpenStack, to streamline deployment automation. Developed as an OpenStack community effort, Fuel provides an intuitive, GUI-driven experience for not only automated deployment, but also management of OpenStack related community projects and plugins.

Midokura's award-winning Midokura Enterprise Management (MEM) technology provides a software layer directly within existing physical network hardware, turning physical machines into a virtual platform that can scale to hundreds of thousands of virtual ports. The MidoNet Plugin for Fuel provides an integrated solution marrying two leading technologies for rapid OpenStack deployment.

"We recognize that Mirantis customers receive outstanding end-to-end support for deploying OpenStack in production," said Adam Johnson, VP of business for Midokura. "The only missing piece was an easy-to-deploy and scalable networking overlay technology. Today, we are delighted to cement our technical and business alliance with Mirantis and fill the gap with the availability of the MidoNet plugin for Fuel. We look forward to delivering easier, more affordable and more scalable networking to Mirantis customers around the globe."

This news comes on the heels of Midokura's OEM partnership with Fujitsu in July. To learn more about the MidoNet plugin for Fuel, go to:

The open source version of MidoNet is quickly gaining in popularity around the globe by organizations of all sizes. To learn more about MEM, please visit: To learn more about open source MidoNet, please visit:

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About Mirantis
Mirantis is the pure play OpenStack company. Mirantis delivers all the software, services, training, and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Mirantis is among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, and has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world, at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, NASA, Samsung and Symantec. Mirantis is venture-backed by August Capital, Ericsson, Intel Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, WestSummit Capital, Sielgler & Guff and Goldman Sachs, with headquarters in Mountain View, California. Follow us on Twitter at @mirantisit.

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. Now gaining awareness in 122+ countries, the source code for MidoNet is freely available at MidoNet delivers the first truly open, vendor-agnostic network virtualization solution available to the OpenStack community. Midokura is a contributing member of the OpenStack Networking (Neutron) Project, Open Platform for NFV Project and the Open Container Initiative.

Midokura has offices in San Francisco, Tokyo and Barcelona, and is on the web at Follow us on Twitter: @midokura

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