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Midokura to Sponsor and Present at Spring 2013 OpenStack Summit

Network Virtualization Startup to Sponsor, Exhibit and Present at Premier OpenStack Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- Midokura, a global startup focused on network virtualization, today announced plans to sponsor, exhibit and present at the OpenStack Summit, held April 15-18 in Portland, Oregon. Midokura executives will present on topics including network virtualization and SDN throughout the event.

OpenStack is a global collaboration 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 top contributor to the project.

Midokura Presentations At-a-Glance

What: "What's Next in Network Virtualization?" panel
Who:
Moderator: Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst, The 451 Group
Dan Mihai Dumitriu, CEO and co-founder, Midokura
Mike Cohen, Director of Strategic Alliances, Big Switch Networks
Ahihiro Motoki, NEC Japan
Balaji Sivasubramanian, Director of Product Management, Cisco
Nachi Ueno, SDN and cloud software engineer, NTT
When: Monday, April 15, 2013, 2:40 PM PDT
Where: A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center)
Panel Summary: Network virtualization has become a very hot topic over the last year. What began as an intriguing piece of technology is quickly becoming a fundamental requirement of scalable, next generation cloud infrastructure. Some of the top developers in this space including Big Switch Networks, Midokura, NEC, and NTT/Ryu will join an industry panel to discuss the present and future of network virtualization software.

What: OpenStack Networking - A Community Approach to Innovation panel
Who:
Moderator: Lew Tucker, Vice President and CTO, Cloud Computing, Cisco
Dan Mihai Dumitriu, CEO and co-founder, Midokura
Mike Cohen, Director of Strategic Alliances, Big Switch Networks
Dan Wendlandt, Senior Product Manager, Nicira
Pere Monclus, co-founder of PLUMgrid
Sandeep Singh Kohli, Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Cloud Management & Orchestration, Brocade
When: Monday, April 15, 2013, 4:45 - 5:30 PM PDT
Where: Room F150 (Oregon Convention Center)

What: Scaling In the Cloud - The Hype and Happenings of Software-Defined Networking
Who:
Ben Cherian, Chief Strategy Officer, Midokura
When: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 4:30 PM PDT
Where: A106 (Portland Convention Center)
Presentation Summary: In the infrastructure space, there is a growing trend of companies calling themselves "software defined (x)." Often, it's a vendor that is re-positioning a decades old product. Though on occasion, it's smart, nimble startups and wise incumbents seeing a new way of delivering infrastructure. Either way, the term "software defined" is with us to stay and there is real meaning and value behind it if you look past the hype. Ben Cherian will educate the audience on software-defined networking and the potential for this modern approach.

What: OpenStack Demo Theater
Demo: Midokura's MidoNet
When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 1:00 PM PDT
Where: Summit Exhibit Hall
Summary: Midokura will be demonstrating the capabilities of its overlay-based network virtualization solution, MidoNet.

What: SDN and OpenStack: Shaping the Future of Cloud Networking Innovation
Who:
Executive Welcome: Nnamdi Orakwue, Vice President of Cloud, Dell
Moderator: Joseph B George, Director of Product Strategy for Revolutionary Cloud and Big Data Solutions, Dell
Panelists:
Dan Mihai Dumitriu, CEO and co-founder, Midokura
Mike Cohen, Director of Strategic Alliances, Big Switch Networks
Amit Sanyal, Director of Product Management, Dell Networking, Dell
When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 3:40 PM PDT
Where: A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center)
Panel Summary: Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a hotbed of activity with established players as well as well-funded start-ups tackling the largely unsolved problem of large-scale network virtualization in cloud deployments. OpenStack Quantum provides the foundational interfaces to bring in SDN technologies to the OpenStack environment. The ultimate goal is to finally free applications from being aware of specific networking details (like ports, IP addresses etc) and at the same time reducing the operational costs of managing the switching fabric in the era of cloud and mobile computing. Companies have a variety of approaches and solutions to this. In this panel discussion, Dell will moderate a discussion with experts from Big Switch, Midokura, Dell and others, to talk about the evolution of this exciting new space and its relevance within the OpenStack context.

Connect with Midokura
To schedule one-on-one meetings with Midokura at OpenStack Summit, contact [email protected]. Follow the company on Twitter at http://twitter.com/midokura.

Register for the OpenStack Summit at: http://openstacksummitapril2013.eventbrite.com/

About Midokura
Midokura is a global startup focused on network virtualization. Founded in 2010, the team has a pedigree including Amazon and Google, and has spent more than two 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 http://www.midokura.com.

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