Zentera Systems Partners with Alliance and Canonical to Bring Managed Cloud Network Security Solutions to OpenStack

06 Oct, 2015, 10:35 ET from Zentera Systems, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zentera Systems, Inc., Alliance Technology Group and Canonical jointly announced today a collaboration to deliver secure hybrid networking solutions on top of Canonical's managed OpenStack cloud, BootStack. The three companies will be exhibiting this collaboration during AWS re:Invent 2015, this week at Zentera's booth #K21 in Las Vegas, NV.  Re:Invent is the Amazon Web Services global user conference that showcases the cloud ecosystem.

"This collaboration offers our customers a new platform to connect, secure, and control their cloud networks at a pace that was previously impossible," commented Chris Williams, VP IPA/OpenStack Group of Alliance, "We are pleased to integrate CoIP with BootStack for our Fortune 100 customer base."

In the collaboration, Zentera provides the networking layer with its CoIP™ platform that enables multiple types of sophisticated overlay networks over existing IP network infrastructure. According to Dr. Jaushin Lee, CEO of Zentera Systems, "Zentera brings to this revolutionary offering a next-generation network security fabric for fast, secure and straightforward cloud ecosystem solutions connected in hours or days, not weeks or months."

BootStack is the managed OpenStack cloud offering from Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. BootStack is a true end-to-end offer including the design, implementation, and ongoing management of an OpenStack cloud on Ubuntu, followed by an optional transfer of the management function to the customer. The cloud will be built on Ubuntu OpenStack, the world's most popular OpenStack distribution, and industry-leading tools that allow quick and easy provisioning, orchestration, and management of cloud resources.

Arturo Suarez, BootStack's Product Manager at Canonical, said, "The simplified secure cloud and hybrid networking offered by this collaboration builds on Canonical's BootStack promises to deliver enterprise OpenStack projects on time and on budget."

About Zentera
Zentera Systems, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based emerging growth company, offers the Zentera CoIP™ (Cloud over IP) network security fabric for the cloud ecosystem. CoIP creates a unified network plane across multiple private and cloud domains. The CoIP platform offers enterprise-grade security for hybrid cloud overlay networks, connecting and protecting corporate compute resources while shielding applications and data deployed in on-premises environments and the public cloud. CoIP is built with patent-pending technology and can be provisioned within hours. It addresses virtual hybrid network, cloud firewall, and transport encryption and automation within and across multiple cloud domains.  Visit us at www.zentera.net.

About Alliance Technology Group
ATG has more than 20 years' experience. Since its inception, ATG has directed its energy toward providing outstanding expertise and sound technical solutions to Commercial, Federal, State and Local Customers nationwide. Alliance is a woman-owned Small Business (WOSB), systems integration and Information Technology (IT) provider. Alliance is headquartered in a 40,000 square foot, state of the art facility located in Hanover, Maryland. Alliance also has 7 regional locations across the U.S. with physical presence in 46 states. They currently have more than 100 employees and more than 1,200 customers nationwide. Their government customer base exceeds 200 federal agencies and departments including the Departments of Labor, Energy, Justice, Commerce, the Census Bureau, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Federal Reserve, NSA, IRS and all branches of the DoD. Their commercial customers include several prestigious universities and non-profit organizations, many numerous medium sized national companies, and several Fortune 500 corporations. ATG core competencies include IT infrastructure solutions, private cloud enterprise solutions, systems integration and support and all facets of information security.

About Canonical
Canonical is the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project and the leading provider of enterprise services for Ubuntu cloud deployments. Ubuntu delivers reliability, performance and interoperability to cloud and scale out environments. Telcos and cloud service providers trust Ubuntu for OpenStack and public cloud and it is used by global enterprises such as AT&T, Comcast, Cisco WebEx, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, China Telecom, Korea Telecom, NEC, NTT, Numergy and Time Warner Cable.

Canonical's tools Juju and MAAS raise the bar for scale-out orchestration in cloud environments. With developers, support staff and engineering centres all over the world, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help its partners and enterprise customers make the most of Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company.

Media Inquiries

Mike Loftus, VP Marketing
Zentera Systems, Inc.
+1 408-436-4810
mloftus@zentera.net

Chris Williams, VP - IPA Division
Alliance IT
+1 804-727-0050 
chris.williams@alliance-it.com 

Caroline Tarbett, PR Manager
Canonical
caroline.tarbett@canonical.com

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