PLUMgrid Virtual Network Infrastructure to be Featured in ONUG Academy Tutorial

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Hands-on Walkthrough of PLUMgrid Overlay-based Virtual Networks to be led by Deutsche Telekom Innovation Center researcher at Open Networking User Group Academy tutorial.

PLUMgrid is reinventing networking with virtual network infrastructure.

PLUMgrid, the leader in Virtual Network Infrastructure (VNI), today announced that the PLUMgrid Platform will be demonstrated live in a peer-to-peer user group session at the upcoming Open Networking User Group Meeting. PLUMgrid will also be sponsoring and exhibiting at the event.

The Open Networking User Group is a community of IT business leaders who exchange ideas and best practices for implementing Open Networking and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) designs. ONUG events are for IT executives, global network architects, and designers to learn from peers and early adopters managing private or public clouds, enterprise data centers, WAN or service provider networks. PLUMgrid will be demonstrated in the ONUG Academy tutorial titled, Understanding and Deploying Virtual Networks, which is a half-day tutorial presented by Dr. Srini Seetharaman, Technical Lead for SDN at Deutsche Telekom.

During this session, IT leaders from around the globe will have access to an instructor-led and hands-on walk-through of the PLUMgrid Platform covering installation, configuration and management providing an opportunity to learn:

  •     Basics of SDN and Network Virtualization, and how it relates to deploying cloud services.
  •     Typical architectures and deployment models for SDN-based network virtualization and the interaction with cloud management systems and L4-L7 services
  •     Gain hands-on experience on a SDN-based network virtualization platform, and explore its potential and allowed features. Gain early exposure to how cloud networking of today and tomorrow is going to be done.

WHO: Srini Seetharaman, Technical Lead for SDN at Deutsche Telekom Silicon Valley Innovation Center

WHAT: ONUG Academy Half Day: Understanding and Deploying Virtual Networks

WHEN: Tues Oct 29, 2pm-5pm. EST

WHERE: JPMorgan Chase, 270 Park Avenue, New York City

About PLUMgrid
PLUMgrid makes networks as simple as a click. PLUMgrid is reinventing networking with virtual network infrastructure, a software-based, virtual parallel to the traditional physical network infrastructure. The PLUMgrid Platform, featuring the unique IO Visorâ„¢, brings automation to the data center, resulting in dramatic reductions in operating expense and the unlocking of significant new business value. Founded in 2011, PLUMgrid is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and funded by U.S. Venture Partners and Hummer Winblad. For more information on PLUMgrid and the PLUMgrid Platform, visit, and follow us on Twitter @PLUMgrid.

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