SOURCE: Midokura


October 20, 2015 09:03 ET

Midokura to Sponsor, Exhibit and Present at OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015

Network Virtualization Leader to Showcase Its Award-Winning MidoNet Technology, Participate in Ten Sessions and Co-host OpenStack Operators Dinner With Intel at the Global Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2015) - Midokura, the global innovator in software network virtualization, today announced that it will sponsor, exhibit and present in ten conference sessions at OpenStack Summit Tokyo, to be held October 27-30, 2015. Midokura will also demonstrate its award-winning network virtualization technology at booth T-68, and co-host an OpenStack Operators Dinner with Intel on Tuesday, October 27.

** Where to Find Midokura at OpenStack Summit Tokyo **

Panel: "Containers Are Hot, But How Do They Network?"

  • Tuesday, October 27, 5:30 - 6:10 p.m. JST
  • Taking place in Kyokko, Grand Prince International Convention Center
  • Featuring Dan Mihai Dumitriu, CEO and cofounder of Midokura, and other industry experts from Cisco, Metaswitch and Juniper Networks; moderated by Eric Hanselman, chief analyst at 451 Research
  • In this panel, experts from leading technology vendors and nimble startups involved with containerizing networking will discuss the sudden rise of container technology and its implications for the networking industry. For more details, visit:

Panel: "A VC Take on OpenStack Growth and Opportunity Across Asia"

  • Wednesday, October 28, 11:15 - 11:55 a.m. JST
  • Taking place in Seigyoku, Grand Prince International Convention Center
  • Featuring Dan Mihai Dumitriu, CEO and cofounder of Midokura, and other industry experts from NTT Docomo Ventures, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan and Global Brains
  • This panel of APAC-based venture capitalists will discuss the growth of OpenStack across Asia, with a focus on startups developing technology within the OpenStack ecosystem. For more details, visit:

Session: "MidoNet 101 - Open Source Distributed Overlay Networking for Neutron"

  • Thursday, October 29, 9:50 - 10:30 a.m. JST
  • Taking place in Ogyoku, Grand Prince International Convention Center
  • Featuring Adam Johnson, VP of business at Midokura
  • This session will provide an introduction to MidoNet, an open source network virtualization overlay (NVO) plugin for Neutron, including a full overview of the architecture and features, as well as a demo. For more details, visit:

Session: "Inserting Advanced Network Security in OpenStack Clouds"

  • Thursday, October 29, 4:30 - 5:10 p.m. JST
  • Taking place in Kougyoku, Grand Prince International Convention Center
  • Featuring Pino de Candia, CTO of Midokura, and Jacob Sendowski, product manager at Intel Security Group
  • This presentation will address the incentives, challenges and concepts involved in securing OpenStack private cloud network environments, as well as the integration between Intel Security and Midokura that brings advanced network security service insertion to OpenStack environments. For more details, visit:

Additional Midokura Sessions

OpenStack Operators Dinner Party

  • Tuesday, October 27, 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. JST
  • Taking place at Bar Segredo, Shinagawa Gooz 2F 3-13-3 Takanawa Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Midokura and Intel are hosting an all you can eat and drink dinner for OpenStack operators. Come join us and celebrate your OpenStack deployments. Reserve your space here: Confirmed attendees to pick up exclusive pass at Midokura's booth T-68.

Midokura's flagship product, Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM), is a network virtualization platform aimed at enterprises. It also offers an open source version of the core MidoNet technology, which is quickly gaining in popularity among organizations of all sizes in more than 120 countries. To learn more about MEM and to register for a free trial, visit: To learn more about open source MidoNet, go to:

For more information on OpenStack Summit Tokyo and to register, visit:

OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015 Event Venue
Grand Prince International Convention Center & Hotels
3-13-1 Takanawa Minato, Tokyo 108-8612, Japan

Connect with Midokura
To schedule a private meeting with Midokura executives at OpenStack Summit Tokyo, contact Follow the company on Twitter: @midokura.

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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 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, Open Platform for NFV Project and the Open Container Initiative.

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

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