SOURCE: Midokura


September 10, 2014 09:07 ET

Midokura to Present at OpenStack Silicon Valley 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - Midokura, a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced plans to present at the OpenStack Silicon Valley, an OpenStack community event held September 16, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif. General Manager, Technical Services, Adam Johnson will present one of four case studies on software-defined networking (SDN), as part of the Networking Fact and Fantasy track.

Having just turned four years old, OpenStack is a global collaboration project of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. Midokura is an active member of the OpenStack community and recognized as a contributor to the project.

Midokura Presentation At-a-Glance

Four SDN Case Studies

Adam Johnson, General Manager of Technical Services, Midokura

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 4:55 - 5:40 pm PDT

Computer History Museum
1401 N Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View, Calif.

Presentation Summary
Networking Fact and Fantasy (Track 1) -
Virtualizing the networking layer of the stack is the next big step in making the cloud data center more agile, dense and efficient. But, does SDN in OpenStack work? This track will show attendees which networking options are most popular in the OpenStack ecosystem, as well as how to build an SDN topology when planning for hybrid cloud and scale-out scenarios, and look at OpenStack deployments that are running different SDN architectures in production.

Four SDN Case Studies (Track 1, Session 4) - Adam Johnson will present a detailed SDN case study of a customer utilizing the award-winning MidoNet technology. MidoNet integrates with leading cloud platforms, including OpenStack. It 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 flexibility. Using industry standards and leveraging existing physical infrastructure, MidoNet reduces costs and improves stability, scalability and performance of networks. Executives from Dreamhost, Symantec and VMware are also scheduled to present case studies.

Speaker Bio
Adam Johnson is a founding member at Midokura. He built and manages the Global Technical Services organization, and started the US office. Prior to joining Midokura, he was founder and COO of Genkii, doing strategic consulting and development for social media and virtual worlds, with a focus on open source solutions.

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About Midokura
Midokura is a global 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 Follow us on twitter: @midokura.

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