Tag Archives: Networking

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 …

MidoNet for the overlay, Cumulus Linux for the underlay. Like coffee and cream.

This is a joint blog post between Midokura and Cumulus Networks. We’ve announced our partnership to work with Cumulus Networks earlier in 2014 to use Cumulus Linux as a Layer-2 VxLAN Gateway to bridge VLANs in the virtual network world to the VLANs in the physical world. We’ve shipped that code as part of MidoNet Read More …

The MidoNet Advantage

MidoNet is designed by visionaries and pioneers in distributed systems hailing from the likes of Amazon and Google. With experience in designing successful large scale technologies for the cloud, MidoNet was built for hyper scale and performance. As a result, our approach to network virtualization technology leads the pack, and enables a successful path to Read More …

Benefits of Network Virtualization to Enterprise Customers

Virtualization has changed the world of datacenter infrastructure in Enterprises. It has helped Enterprises to reduce the footprint in their datacenters, avoid high CapEx and reduced OpEx with this converged infrastructure and automate the provisioning of the compute nodes. With virtualization, the compute nodes can now be provisioned in a matter of seconds. But compute Read More …

Peeling back the layers of the software defined data center

Many companies today are adopting the term ‘Software-Defined Data Center.’ Some refer to it as extending the notions of abstraction, pooling and automation to all data center resources – such as the traditional areas compute, network and storage as well as the power and cooling. Equally important is the ability to be able to manage all of this via Read More …

Executive Viewpoint 2014 Prediction: Midokura

People will Start to Pay Attention to “Other” Vendors Whenever you see server market share rankings, you see prominent server makers brand populate the top-tier year after year. Recently, you may have noticed that the catch-all category of “other” have started to creep up in market share (if not in revenue). These makers are also Read More …