“The industry is demanding production grade software-based network overlay solutions that bring OpenStack-powered clouds into production reliably and quickly,” said Kash Iftikhar, vice president of sales and business development, at PLUMgrid.
Sunnyvale, Calif (PRWEB) January 26, 2015
PLUMgrid, a leading innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStackⓇ clouds, announced today two new companies joined the Global Alliance Partner Program.
Created to provide an ecosystem of products and services that help enterprises deploy OpenStack clouds, the PLUMgrid Global Alliance partner program includes leading companies offering OpenStack distros, virtual networking services, infrastructure solutions, system integration, and consulting services. Together, the community of vendors and channel partners provide solutions to stand up OpenStack-powered clouds rapidly with PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite.
Awnix is a provider of system integration and related services for cloud deployments. The company develops and deploys OpenStack solutions with software-defined networking for private, public, hosted, and hybrid clouds. Founded in 2014 and based in Kansas City, Mo., Awnix is headed by former data center architects with decades of experience designing and deploying complex technical solutions for both enterprises and government entities in the United States and worldwide.
CANCOM – HPM Networks is one of the leading technology solution integrators in the San Francisco Bay Area. As an IT architect, systems integrator and managed services provider, the company has a clear focus on cloud computing and is one of the few IT services firms offering a proprietary private business cloud solution to midsize enterprise clients.
“The industry is demanding production grade software-based network overlay solutions that bring OpenStack-powered clouds into production reliably and quickly,” said Kash Iftikhar, vice president of sales and business development, at PLUMgrid. “Awnix and HPM Networks are exceptional additions to the PLUMgrid Global Alliance Partner program, expanding our unique capacity to provide solutions to OpenStack networking that are proven in production.”
“We are pleased to be part of the PLUMgrid Global Alliance Partner ecosystem,” said Rick Kundiger, CEO of Awnix. “Our deep expertise in the data center spans design, deployment, and management, and we are excited to work with PLUMgrid on virtualized networks for OpenStack clouds.”
“Cancom – HPM Networks is a trusted solution partner providing a wide range of services to enterprises globally,” said Romi Randhawa, CEO. “We are on the verge of moving from virtualization in data centers to virtualized data centers encompassing private and public clouds. We believe enterprises deploying private clouds with OpenStack increase
their capacity for business agility and control. We look forward to working with PLUMgrid and adding Open Networking Suite for OpenStack to our portfolio of service offerings.”
PLUMgrid’s Global Alliance Program has established partnership with major OpenStack distro partners such as Mirantis, Piston, Red Hat, Oracle, and SUSE, and infrastructure partners including Arista Networks, CheckPoint, F5, and Palo Alto Networks. In addition to Awnix and HPM Networks, PLUMgrid partners with Dasher Technologies, Datavision, Redapt, Macnica Networks Corporation and NESIC (NEC Networks & System Integration Company), who provide cloud solutions to large enterprises and service providers. The full list of members in the PLUMgrid Global Alliance partner program can be found online, along with information on how to join the program.
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 http://www.plumgrid.com, read the PLUMgrid blog and follow the company on Twitter @PLUMgrid.