SOURCE: Midokura


October 29, 2014 09:07 ET

Midokura to Sponsor, Exhibit and Present at OpenStack Summit Paris 2014

Global Company to Showcase MidoNet Network Virtualization Solution at Premier OpenStack Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - Midokura, a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced plans to sponsor, exhibit and present at OpenStack Summit Paris 2014, a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack cloud software. Midokura, a Startup Sponsor for the event, will be demonstrating its highly distributed and agile network virtualization solution, MidoNet, at booth #E31 in the Marketplace Expo at the Palais des congrès de Paris. Additionally, Midokura CEO Dan Dumitriu and Systems Engineer Cynthia Thomas are scheduled to present.

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 an important contributor to the project.

Midokura Presentations At-a-Glance

What: La Vie d'un Paquet (The Life of a Packet)
Who: Cynthia Thomas, Systems Engineer, Midokura
When: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, 11:15 - 11:45 am CET
Where: Amphitheatre Bleu, Palais des congrès de Paris, 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris

Presentation Summary
In this session, Midokura Systems Engineer Cynthia Thomas will dive deep into the process of sending a data packet across an OpenStack environment through a network overlay. The audience will learn how distributed architectures allow efficient networking with routing decisions and network services applied at the edge. The talk will cover how it's easier to scale clouds when the network intelligence is distributed.

What: Neutron Roundtable: Overlay or Full SDN?
Who: Dan Dumitriu, CEO, Midokura
Sylvain Afchain, Software Engineer, eNovance
Nicolas Barcet, VP Products, eNovance
Mike Cohen, Director of Product Management, Cisco
Pedro Marques, Juniper Networks
When: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 9:50 - 10:30 am CET
Where: Amphitheatre Bleu, Palais des congrès de Paris, 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris

Presentation Summary
Neutron offers multiple ways to implement networking. It's not only a matter of vendor choice, but also a choice of networking models. In this panel, OpenStack networking experts Midokura CEO Dan Dumitriu, along with four other industry experts, will weigh in on which model they prefer and for what purposes. The floor will then be open to debate within the group and with attendees.

About MidoNet
Midokura's flagship product, MidoNet, 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.

To register for a free trial of MidoNet, go to

Connect with Midokura
To schedule one-on-one meetings with Midokura executives at OpenStack Summit Paris 2014, contact Follow the company on Twitter at

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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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