SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PLUMgrid, a leading innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStackⓇ clouds and a longtime contributor to the OpenStack ecosystem, has elevated its support for the OpenStack Foundation by becoming a Corporate Sponsor.
- OpenStack community member and contributor PLUMgrid is a Corporate Sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation.
- PLUMgrid is a longtime, active participant in the OpenStack community, contributing code and reviews to OpenStack Networking (Neutron), Image Service (Glance), Dashboard (Horizon), Compute (Nova) and other projects. Additionally, the company sponsors meetups and OpenStack Days. PLUMgrid sponsors the twice-annual OpenStack Summits and contributes content to the community.
- Corporate Sponsorship of the OpenStack Foundation underscores the importance of the software to our customers who want to deploy our networking solution with the most widely supported open source cloud platform.
- PLUMgrid is a Bronze sponsor of the OpenStack Days in Tokyo held February 3-4, 2015 and will be participating with partners NESIC (NEC Networks and Systems Integration Corporation) and Macnica Networks Corp. For further information, please check PLUMgrid Events.
"Formalizing our support for the OpenStack Foundation is the next logical step in our commitment to the project," said Awais Nemat, co-founder and CEO of PLUMgrid. "Becoming a Corporate Sponsor demonstrates our commitment to helping harden and extend Neutron while also offering our customers an ever-expanding knowledge base in delivering networking technology for high-performance OpenStack powered cloud deployments."
OpenStack, the most widely supported open source software for building public and private clouds, has a strong ecosystem of technology leaders who contribute to the software and offer products and services to help organizations adopt the software platform. Broad industry support is both critical to the evolution and maturation of the software platform, as well as an important benefit for users who have a choice of vendors and consumption models represented in the OpenStack Marketplace.
"Corporate sponsors like PLUMgrid help expand the OpenStack footprint to HA and other applications where availability is critical," said Jonathan Bryce, executive director, OpenStack Foundation. "The partnerships, technologies and engineering expertise these sponsors bring to our community are critical to moving the project forward. We welcome PLUMgrid and the additional contributions they bring to the OpenStack community."
About PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS) for OpenStack
PLUMgrid ONS for OpenStack is a comprehensive software suite that enables scalable and secure virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds. Deployed by service providers and enterprises, PLUMgrid ONS provides terabits of scale out performance, production grade resiliency, and secure multi-tenancy for hybrid data centers. Built on PLUMgrid Platform and IO Visor™ technology, the software suite lets users create private Virtual Domains™ to provide isolation, security, and policy enforcement across tenants. Designated as OpenStack Compatible by the OpenStack Foundation, PLUMgrid ONS supports industry's broadest distribution including Canonical, Mirantis, Oracle, Piston, Red Hat, and SUSE.
PLUMgrid is an innovator of secure and scalable virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds. Founded in 2011, PLUMgrid provides software networking solutions that enable hybrid data centers to connect tenants, applications, and workloads efficiently across hypervisors, virtualized, bare metal, and container based architectures. PLUMgrid is headquartered in Sunnyvale, 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.
About the OpenStack Foundation
OpenStack is the most widely supported open source software for building public and private clouds. OpenStack clouds enable businesses to rapidly roll out new products, add new features, and improve internal systems while preventing technology lock-in. Hundreds of the world's largest brands rely on OpenStack to run their businesses.
OpenStack is backed by the independent OpenStack Foundation and a global community of more than 17,000 individual members and 430 supporting organizations across 140 countries. For more information and to join the community, visit http://www.OpenStack.org.