Service Chaining Openstack

security group rules

Hello, in this blog article we want to describe two ways of doing service chaining with OpenStack network traffic. What is service chaining and why should i care? Service chaining is used by telco providers and by cloud service providers to inspect traffic using a firewall or an IDS appliance. The appliance will get to Read More …

Building a MidoNet demo environment

Hello, my name is Alex. I work as a field engineer for Midokura. This blog post will serve as an overview how our field team builds OpenStack MidoNet demos for customers and partners and to give you an impression of our daily work as systems engineers. If you like what you see here: we are hiring Read More …

Voting is now open for the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo!

こんにちは Hurry, polls close on Thursday, July 30 at 11:59pm PDT Midokura and our customers and partners huddled together and submitted a few topics into the summit that we think you’ll find interesting. We’ve gone hog wild, our line-up ranges from ecosystem topics like cloud security with Intel, cloud funding with INCJ, NTT Docomo Ventures Read More …

What’s New in the Latest MEM release?

Midokura is out with a new release of Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) that supports OpenStack Kilo and Docker. Embraced by DevOps and NetOps at organizations of all types and by service providers offering public, private and managed clouds, Midokura Enterprise MidoNet is relied upon to provide network virtualization for cloud operators to build isolated networks Read More …

Extending Load Balancer as a Service (LBaaS) in OpenStack Neutron with MidoNet

Cloud load balancers manage online traffic by distributing workloads across multiple servers and resources—automatically or on demand. Cloud load balancers give users a seamless application experience even under heavy load, making it a popular valued service for cloud operators to offer to their tenants in both public and private cloud implementation. Existing implementations supported by Read More …

Pre-OpenStack Summit Alert: Get into Vancouver early for OpenStack and MidoNet training

It’s 49 days before the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. Getting into Vancouver a few days early for sightseeing? Consider spending a few hours geeking out on OpenStack Neutron and MidoNet. We will be hosting a 2-day OpenStack Networking and MidoNet training on May 15 and May 16 near the OpenStack Vancouver Summit, near the Vancouver Read More …

Polls are Open: Vote for the Midokura Talks for the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver

Things are off to an exciting start for Midokura in 2015, announcing customer wins just last week. Midokura is proud to say we’re exhibiting at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. It’s time to weigh in on your favorite topics for the next OpenStack Summit and Midokura is asking for your support. We’ve submitted 10 talks featuring Read More …

Midokura aligns with Dell on Open Platform for NFV

With the specifications for the next generation networks calling for better resource management, faster connectivity to the networks, and smoother transition between networks, existing carrier infrastructure seemed ill-equipped to support those requirements without massive and expensive network upgrades. Along with the Linux Foundation, the industry is tackling those challenges head-on by forming an industry alliance Read More …

Make a New Years’ Resolution: Get involved with Open Source Network Virtualization

As December hits and the holiday atmosphere sets in, it is the time of year to reflect on past accomplishments, kick old habits and set new achievements for the next year. Some people make plans to get healthy. Other people have career aspirations and make plans to acquire new skills. Some people just want to Read More …

The distributed edge: How MidoNet enables hyper-scale networks for cloud service providers

Before working at Midokura, the engineers and software architects who have designed and implemented our network virtualization overlay software have earned their stripes as system engineers building large-scale information systems like websites and the corresponding data backends handling millions of concurrent customers on a daily basis. To successfully operate such high-traffic systems you have to very much adopt the mindset of distributed systems to the very core of every function that your software provides. Read More …