Nuage Networks to build a certified Quantum plug-in for certification with Red Hat OpenStack
Mountain View, CA – April 17, 2013 – Nuage Networks, which provides software defined networking (SDN) solutions for datacenter networks, is pleased to announce it is collaborating with Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, to support the continued tremendous growth of cloud services.
Nuage Networks will work with Red Hat to certify its OpenStack Quantum plug-in for Red Hat’s planned enterprise cloud management solution, Red Hat OpenStack. By working together, the two companies are taking a significant step forward in building advanced SDN capabilities to underpin the cloud networks of service providers and enterprises around the world.
OpenStack is a popular open source cloud management platform used globally by service providers and enterprises to build public, private and hybrid clouds. The cloud operating system controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface. Quantum is an OpenStack project to provide “networking as a service” between interface devices managed by other Openstack services.
Radhesh Balakrishnan, General Manager of Virtualization at Red Hat: “Working closely with a leading vendor of networking equipment is an important step to building highly reliable software defined networks. We look forward to collaborating with Nuage Networks to certify its Quantum plug-in for Red Hat OpenStack to continue to offer our customers compelling OpenStack-based solutions.”
Sunil Khandekar, CEO of Nuage Networks: “Red Hat is a leading vendor of open source solutions and we are excited to be working with them to certify our Quantum plug-in for Red Hat OpenStack which will be a critical solution for cloud service providers.”
About Nuage Networks
Nu-âhj: From French, meaning ‘cloud’. Nuage Networks brings a unique combination of groundbreaking technologies and unmatched networking expertise to the enterprise and telecommunications industries. The Silicon Valley-based start up is able to apply radically new thinking to the problem of delivering massively-scalable and high programmable SDN solutions with carrier-class reliability. Nuage Networks, backed by Alcatel-Lucent’s (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) fast growing IP division, has the pedigree to serve the needs of the world’s biggest clouds. The cloud has made promises – the mission of Nuage Networks is to help you realize them.
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