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RSS Selects OpenStack and Midokura for Network Virtualization

Midokura, the global innovator in software network virtualization, today announced that leading online retailer has selected its award-winning Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) technology to complement its OpenStack private cloud. MEM is a network virtualization platform that provides a software layer directly within existing physical network hardware, turning physical machines into a virtual platform that can scale to hundreds of thousands of virtual ports.

" is an impressive addition to Midokura's customer roster, marking a monumental achievement for us," said Dan Dumitriu, CEO of Midokura. "We are thrilled to see our Midokura Enterprise MidoNet solution help succeed with its expansion, as well as meet massive requests from its global consumers -- without compromising control and flexibility over its networks." has recently augmented the physical infrastructure that supports its flagship ecommerce operations with an on premise OpenStack cloud. The retail giant selected Midokura as its network virtualization technology of choice due to its effectiveness with OpenStack and because it was so impressed with the caliber and dedication of Midokura engineers around the globe. The same engineers that build MidoNet and contribute to OpenStack Neutron have the added goal of delighting customers, merely satisfying is not enough.

"The engineers at Midokura are fantastic to work with and feel more like an extension of my team then they do a vendor," said Mike Smith, Principal Linux Systems Engineer, "They have very innovative ways of handling support that put a lot of their technical resources on three continents immediately accessible when we need them. They were very flexible and willing to let us do our evaluation and implementation the way we wanted to do it."

What's more, ChatOps tools vastly improved's inter-company communication and made it easier for engineer-to-engineer interactions between the Midokura and teams. The technology has brought down the usual company walls and has helped create a dedicated following for the MidoNet technology globally.

Integrating with leading cloud platforms, including OpenStack, MEM is a software-based, highly distributed network virtualization system that allows enterprises and service providers to build, run and manage virtual networks with agility and increased control. Using industry standards and leveraging existing physical infrastructure, MEM reduces costs and improves stability, scalability and performance of networks.

Midokura continues to see overwhelming demand for its award-winning MEM and open source MidoNet technology worldwide. Midokura is the trusted network virtualization vendor of choice for large-scale OpenStack deployments for leading organizations, including Blue Jeans Network, Dell, Colt Technology Services Co. Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited.

To learn more about MEM and the open source version of MidoNet, visit: and

Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015 5:47 PM by David Marshall
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