SOURCE: Midokura


July 22, 2015 09:03 ET

Midokura Named Among CRN's Emerging Vendors for Third Consecutive Year

Network Virtualization Innovator Recognized Among the Hottest, Up-and-Coming Startups in the IT Channel

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 22, 2015) - Midokura, the global innovator in software network virtualization, announced today it has been named to The Channel Company's exclusive 2015 CRN® Emerging Vendors List for the third consecutive year. The annual list features up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers. The vendors recognized this year have demonstrated a commitment to developing new technologies to meet growing market demands. 

"Solution providers continue to keep their finger on the pulse of emerging technology in order to stay ahead of customer needs. The exciting technology vendors recognized in this year's Emerging Vendors List don't disappoint -- the innovative technologies they bring to the table provide channel partners with product options that will propel their success into the future," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "We congratulate 2015's Emerging Vendors for their outstanding efforts and for delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that will continue to evolve the IT channel." 

Midokura's enterprise offering, known as Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM), is a highly scalable network virtualization solution designed for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds. Midokura continues to see overwhelming customer demand for its MEM technology worldwide and is the trusted network virtualization vendor of choice for large-scale OpenStack deployments for leading organizations, including Blue Jeans Network, Dell and Colt-KVH, among others.

Midokura also offers an open source version of MidoNet, which is quickly gaining in popularity around the globe by organizations of all sizes. The MidoNet platform 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.

"We are honored to be recognized once again by CRN as one of the top emerging vendors," said Adam Johnson, VP of business at Midokura. "This recognition validates our belief that OpenStack and related open-source technologies provide a great opportunity for VARs and integrators to deliver tremendous added value to their Web-scale and enterprise customers."

Companies included in CRN's 2015 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2009 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN's August 2015 issue and will be available online at

For more information on MEM and to get a free trial, go to:
To download the open source version of MidoNet, go to:

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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, a Silver Member of the OPNFV Project and a member of the OpenDaylight 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.

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

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