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PLUMgrid and Rackspace Work Together to Deliver Integrated OpenStack Private Cloud Solution

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 19, 2015 — PLUMgrid, a leading innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack® clouds, announced a new solution based on the integration of PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS) and Rackspace® Private Cloud powered by OpenStack®.

Rackspace Private Cloud delivers a scalable, production-ready private cloud powered by OpenStack and backed by an industry-leading SLA. It can be deployed in a customer or Rackspace data center, is managed by Rackspace OpenStack experts, and is backed with Fanatical Support. Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack gives customers all the power of the cloud without the pain of running it, so they can focus on their core business.

PLUMgrid ONS is the most widely supported SDN by OpenStack distributions, enabling overlay networking solutions with comprehensive L2 to L4 functions, high availability, NAT, security groups, policies, DHCP, DNS, encryption and operational tools. 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.

With PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite, Rackspace Private Cloud users gain secure and scalable virtual network infrastructure designed for production-scale OpenStack clouds. Automated via Ansible playbooks, PLUMgrid ONS can be deployed rapidly, and users can leverage Rackspace powerful private cloud solution including a broad portfolio of OpenStack services, optional DevOps services, built-in automation, and an industry-leading 99.99 percent OpenStack API uptime guarantee.

PLUMgrid ONS is available worldwide with free test drives through the PLUMgrid Ignition program here.

Visit Rackspace and PLUMgrid at OpenStack Summit
During the week of May 18, Rackspace and PLUMgrid will be at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, where both companies will have representatives on site.

Rackspace will be at booth #P11. PLUMgrid will be at booth #S14 with the full agenda of speakers, demos, and other activities listed here.

Supporting Quotes
“Our customers expect a stable and scalable, production-ready private cloud powered by OpenStack,” said Darrin Hanson, vice president and general manager of Rackspace Private Cloud business. “Our relationship with PLUMgrid will give those who rely on Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack a new and powerful option for SDN deployment.“

“Rackspace is well known in the industry as the #1 managed cloud solution provider with exceptional customer service,” said Awais Nemat, CEO of PLUMgrid. “We are excited to work with Rackspace and offer a joint solution through the integration of PLUMgrid ONS with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack.”

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 Rackspace, 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, 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.

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2015-05-19 08:00:00