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Midokura to Present, Sponsor and Exhibit at OpenStack Summit 2014

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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/14 -- Midokura, a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced plans to present, sponsor and exhibit at the OpenStack Summit, held May 12-16, 2014, in Atlanta. Midokura executives will present on OpenStack and network virtualization topics throughout the event. Midokura will also be demonstrating its highly distributed and agile network virtualization solution, MidoNet, at booth E44.

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 Panels and Presentations At-a-Glance

What: "The Future of OpenStack Networking" panel
Moderator: Lew Tucker, VP and CTO Cloud Computing, Cisco
Dan Conde, Director of Products, Midokura
Kyle Mestery, Neutron Core and Principal Engineer, Cisco
Chris Wright, SDN Leader, Red Hat
Nils Swart, Director of Business Development and Strategy, Plexxi
When: Monday, May 12, 2014, 11:15 am - 11:55 am EDT
Where: Room B103, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta
Panel Summary: This panel of industry and thought leaders will look back on where OpenStack Neutron has gone and discuss how networking can evolve in the future. The panel will explore topics such as: Neutron vs. Nova network, support for new APIs and policy models, requirements for network services, interactions with OpenDaylight, network operational requirements and more.

What: "Demo Theatre: Midokura"
Who: Adam Johnson, General Manager Technical Services, Midokura
When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:20 pm - 12:35 pm EDT
Where: Expo Hall (level 1), Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta
Session Summary: Midokura will be demonstrating its highly distributed and agile network virtualization solution, MidoNet.

What: "Network Policy Abstractions in Neutron" panel
Stephen Wong, Senior Architect, Midokura
Sumit Naiksatam, Principal Engineer, Cisco
Mohammad Banikazemi, Research Staff Member, IBM Research
When: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 1:30 pm - 2:10 pm EDT
Where: Room B309, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta
Panel Summary: This panel will discuss the Neutron Group Policy extension and show how a more application-centric view of networking resources can be used to specify and deploy applications. Specifically, the panel will discuss the use of network policies as defined in a Heat template to specify and deploy an application and explore how the Neutron Group Policy extension can take advantage of advances in defining network services and functions and bring about a truly application centric view of networking resources.

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 http://www.midokura.com/signup/.

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

Register for OpenStack Summit at: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/openstack-summit-may-2014-atlanta-tickets-10207692483?aff=summithomepage

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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 http://www.midokura.com. Follow us on twitter: @midokura.

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