During the Openstack Summit Midokura and Puppet Labs announced Network Virtualization Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. Midokura, Japanese startup, focused on network virtualization and based in San Francisco, Barcelona and Tokyo, announced Red Hat certification for MidoNet, its network virtualization solution for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. Formerly named Reductive Labs, now Puppet Labs, based in Portland, Oregon provide IT automation software that enables system administrators to deliver the operational agility and efficiency of cloud computing at enterprise-class service levels, scaling from handfuls of nodes on-premise to tens of thousands in the cloud.
MidoNet is a scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) product that transforms the physical network from operational backbone to enterprise – ready private cloud foundation built on the OpenStack community project, integrated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.
While today Puppet Labs, announced at the OpenStack Summit that its Puppet Enterprise is tested and certified to work with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, certifying performance and compatibility between the two solutions.
Puppet Enterprise aims to provide unmatched interoperability across all enterprise operating systems and cloud environments, and integrates the management of compute, network and storage resources, enabling IT organizations to achieve greater operational efficiency and agility.
Dan Mihai Dumitriu, CEO for Midokura, declared:
We’re proud to be a network virtualization vendor certified for the Red Hat Linux Enterprise OpenStack Platform, this ecosystem creates a nexus for combining the innovation of the OpenStack community with the trusted Red Hat platform to bring the most powerful, effective technology into the hands of enterprise users. Midokura looks forward to continuously providing a future-focused approach to network virtualization.
Nigel Kersten, CTO at Puppet Labs, said:
Red Hat has been a major contributor to the OpenStack project and Puppet Labs’ OpenStack modules, certifying Puppet Enterprise on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform is an example of our shared commitment to ensuring success for joint customers running OpenStack.