PLUMgrid Integrates With Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack to Deliver Micro-Segmentation for OpenStack Clouds

Solution Enables Enterprises to Leverage Software Defined Networking for Secure and Scalable, Production-Ready Private Clouds

Nov 17, 2015, 09:05 ET from PLUMgrid

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PLUMgrid, a leader of secure and scalable SDN and NFV solutions for OpenStack® clouds, announced today at Rackspace::Solve® that PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS) is now integrated with Rackspace® Private Cloud Powered By OpenStack.

PLUMgrid and Rackspace are delivering integrated OpenStack solutions with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack and PLUMgrid ONS.

Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack delivers a scalable, production-ready private cloud powered by OpenStack and is backed by an industry-leading SLA. It can be deployed in a Rackspace or customer's data center and is managed by Rackspace OpenStack experts. The latest release features the following enhancements:

  • Based on Kilo release of OpenStack
  • Fully tested, in-place upgrades from Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack v10 environments
  • Refined workflow between Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack repository and OpenStack Ansible Deploy project

As the most integrated SDN solution in the OpenStack space, PLUMgrid ONS provides micro-segmentation with Virtual Domains, enabling users to separate traffic for multi-tenancy based on security groups and policy definitions. Built on IO Visor technology, PLUMgrid ONS leverages distributed data plane for scalable performance, delivers enterprise-grade high availability, and provides comprehensive virtual and physical network monitoring with CloudApex.

The Rackspace and PLUMgrid solution is built to run enterprise production workloads and is ideal for migrating workloads from traditional IT silos to cloud-based architecture. It offers a private cloud that works out of the box, is easy to scale and comes with support from both teams.

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"Our customers want a stable and scalable, production-ready private cloud powered by OpenStack," said Darrin Hanson, vice president and general manager, OpenStack Private Cloud, at Rackspace. "This relationship with PLUMgrid will give our OpenStack private cloud customers a new and powerful option for SDN deployment."

"Rackspace is well known in the industry as the #1 managed cloud company with exceptional customer service," said Larry Lang, CEO of PLUMgrid. "We are excited to work with Rackspace and offer a solution through the integration of PLUMgrid ONS with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack."

About PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS) for OpenStack
PLUMgrid ONS for OpenStack is a comprehensive software suite that enables secure and scalable SDN and NFV infrastructure for OpenStack clouds. Deployed by service providers and enterprises in more than 70 OpenStack clouds, PLUMgrid ONS provides microsegmentation through Virtual Domains, product-grade resiliency, and distributed scale-out performance for hybrid data centers. Built on PLUMgrid Platform® and IO Visor® technology, ONS supports industry's broadest set of OpenStack distributions and installers including Huawei Compass, Mirantis OpenStack, Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack, RDO, Red Hat OpenStack, and Ubuntu OpenStack by Canonical.

PLUMgrid ONS is available worldwide with free test drives through the PLUMgrid Ignition program.

About PLUMgrid
PLUMgrid is the leader of secure and scalable virtual network infrastructure solutions for OpenStack clouds. PLUMgrid delivers industry leading software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions that enable modern data centers to connect tenants, applications and workloads efficiently across hypervisors, virtualized, container and bare metal architectures. PLUMgrid is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and is funded by venture capital and strategic investors. Visit www.plumgrid.com, read the PLUMgrid blog and follow the company on Twitter @PLUMgrid.

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