Midokura enhances OpenStack capabilities in SDN offering

Staff writer
17 Aug 2016
Daily News

Midokura has announced the latest release of Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM), a scalable network virtualization solution designed for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds.

The firm said the new release provides a robust network virtualization overlay solution for connectivity between multi-site OpenStack clouds, and delivers a modern SDN approach to container orchestration engines, including Kubernetes and Docker Swarm.

Pino de Candia, CTO of Midokura, said “Enterprise organizations across the globe continue to adopt Midokura’s network virtualization solution to make cloud adoption easier and to retain a tight grip over their networks and applications.”

“Our latest iteration of the Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) technology is designed to address real market needs, including the ability to connect multiple OpenStack clouds and support the containers movement,” Candia said.

MEM technology offers an intelligent, software-based network abstraction layer between the hosts and the physical network, allowing operators to build isolated networks in software overlaying pre-existing hardware-based network infrastructure.

Designed for distributed computing, MEM provides per-tenant network control so operators can create and make changes to the virtual network without disturbing the physical infrastructure via the intuitive MidoNet Manager. MEM Insights, meanwhile, provides end-to-end operational tools, including advanced analytics and dynamic visualization of the virtual network.

Significant new features and functionality in the latest MEM release provide enhanced scalability, simplicity and security, the firm said.

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