PLUMgrid Partners with NubeliU to Extend OpenStack SDN to Latin America

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PLUMgrid Portfolio Now Available from OpenStack Private Cloud Management Firm Headed by OpenStack Veteran Rodrigo Benzaquen

PLUMgrid has shown their ability to deliver high performance networking solutions for production environments running OpenStack.

PLUMgrid, a leading innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack® clouds, today announced a partnership with NubeliU, the leading provider of OpenStack private cloud management and services firm to enterprises in Latin America.

NubeliU was founded by Rodrigo Benzaquen and his team, OpenStack veterans who deployed one of the largest private clouds in the world. Theirs was one of the first teams in the world to adopt OpenStack technology in 2010, and today, NubeliU continues to make contributions to the OpenStack community. With locations in Argentina and Brazil, NubeliU strives to provide private cloud solutions that are easy, flexible and agile, regardless of the physical network infrastructure.

PLUMgrid has methodically expanded the availability of its product, PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS), through partnerships with every major distribution of OpenStack, including those from Canonical, Mirantis, Oracle, Piston, Red Hat and SUSE. Enterprises in Latin America now have access and local expertise to help them deploy PLUMgrid ONS for OpenStack for secure and scalable cloud infrastructure.

PLUMgrid and NubeliU at the OpenStack Summit
Rodrigo Benzaquen, CEO of NubeliU, will participate in a panel discussion with PLUMgrid on “Best Practices of Building OpenStack Clouds from Around the World” on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Openstack Summit in Vancouver. Additional PLUMgrid sessions and activities at the Summit can be found here.

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“OpenStack is a global phenomenon, and Latin America was an early leader in the project. Rodrigo was a big part of OpenStack gaining traction in the region, and his team at NubeliU is leveraging that experience into a private cloud offering for enterprises. We’re happy to provide virtualized networking solutions for their customers who want to get the most agility and performance out of OpenStack networking.”
—Kash Iftikhar, vice president of business development and sales, PLUMgrid

“PLUMgrid has shown their ability to deliver high performance networking solutions for production environments running OpenStack. The addition of PLUMgrid ONS and the PLUMgrid engineering team to our line of offerings means that our customers will have another excellent choice for the networking component of their OpenStack private cloud deployments.”
—Rodrigo Benzaquen, CEO, NubeliU

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.

About PLUMgrid
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, California, and is funded by venture capital and strategic investors. Visit, read the PLUMgrid blog and follow the company on Twitter @PLUMgrid.

About NubeliU
NubeliU provides enterprises and datacenter customers with a productized deployment of OpenStack and accompanying professional services and engineering to allow deployment, growth, monitoring and maintenance services for private & hybrid cloud environments.
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, and with partners around Latin America, NubeliU deploys and maintains private cloud solutions for some of the world's largest enterprises. Follow us on Twitter @NubeliUcloud.

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