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March 02, 2016 09:03 ET

Midokura Receives Industry Recognition for Technology Innovation and Impact on Business

Network Virtualization Pioneer Wins Tech Trailblazers Award, Named to CRN Data Center 100 List

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 2, 2016) - Midokura, the global innovator in software network virtualization, today announced its win for the Tech Trailblazers Awards in the Virtualization category and its inclusion on the prestigious CRN Data Center 100 list as one of the top 20 Virtualization Vendors. These industry accolades recognize Midokura for its strong technology innovation and significant impact on business.

Midokura's award-winning flagship product, Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM), is a software-based, highly distributed network virtualization system that allows enterprises and service providers to build, run and manage virtual networks with increased control and agility. Using industry standards and leveraging existing physical infrastructure, MEM reduces costs and improves security, scalability and performance of networks.

"Midokura's latest industry accolades make a powerful statement about our market leadership and the disruptive impact of our MEM technology on network virtualization," said Dan Dumitriu, CEO of Midokura. "We are honored to receive these recognitions from industry experts and the media, and accept the validation of our contributions in shaping the software-defined networking industry to help address the business needs of today."

The annual Tech Trailblazers Awards recognize innovation by both early-stage and established enterprise IT startups. Midokura was hand-picked as one of three finalists for the Virtualization category by a panel of industry experts including leading technology executives, analysts and media, and selected as the winner by a public vote.

For the annual CRN Data Center 100 list, Midokura was selected by CRN editors based on multiple criteria, including: overall impact on the market, influence on the channel as a whole, and the types of technology and services the company makes available to its partners. The list serves as a valuable guide for solution providers looking for best-in-class vendors as it recognizes technology suppliers, such as Midokura, who excel at powering, supporting and protecting the complex and demanding data centers on which today's businesses rely. 

Midokura's MEM technology is a production-ready, enterprise-grade network virtualization solution designed for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds. The company also offers an open source version of the core MidoNet technology, which is quickly gaining in popularity among organizations of all sizes in over 120 countries. Customers include Overstock.com, Blue Jeans Networks, Dell IT, AURO, Zetta.io, Colt Technology Services and S2 Inc.

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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. Now gaining awareness in 122 countries, the source code for MidoNet is freely available at www.midonet.org. 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 and the Open Platform for NFV Project.

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

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