SOURCE: Midokura

Midokura

February 26, 2014 09:00 ET

Midokura Appoints Thomas Arnold to Lead EMEA Expansion

Network Virtualization Vendor Also Announces Free MidoNet Trial Offer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2014) - To satisfy worldwide demand for its technology, Midokura, a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced the appointment of Thomas Arnold to lead the company's expansion to Europe. Arnold, based in Munich, Germany, holds the title of Sales Director for EMEA. He will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities in the region and also growing the partner base.

Arnold has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to Midokura, he held international leadership, management and sales roles at several successful high technology companies, including 12 years at Cisco. At Cisco, he was instrumental for building out vertical solutions and commercial sales for new solutions throughout Europe.

"We are experiencing strong global demand for our disruptive network virtualization technology so we're thrilled to have someone of Thomas' caliber on board to oversee our business in EMEA," said Dan Mihai Dumitriu, Midokura CEO and co-founder.

Jim Lenox, VP of Worldwide Sales at Midokura, added, "With two decades of industry experience, Thomas is a natural leader with deep knowledge of the European markets. We're delighted to have him join the Midokura family and get the industry's most powerful and effective network virtualization technology into the hands of European enterprise users."

Last quarter, Midokura announced a major new release of its flagship product MidoNet, a software-based, highly distributed, network virtualization system that reduces costs and improves stability, scalability and performance of networks. MidoNet is getting rave reviews in the industry and in addition to demand in North America and Asia, demand is coming from European customers as well.

Midokura is currently offering a free trial of MidoNet. To register, go to: http://www.midokura.com/signup/

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About Midokura
Midokura is a global software company focused on network virtualization. Founded in 2010, the team has a pedigree including Amazon and Google, and has spent more than three years building MidoNet, a complete overlay network virtualization solution that integrates with cloud platforms, such as OpenStack. Midokura has offices in San Francisco, Tokyo and Barcelona, and is on the web at http://www.midokura.com.

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