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[March 20, 2015]

Akanda to Host Webinar on Simplifying OpenStack Networks

Akanda, the first production-ready open source network services virtualization platform, today announced CTO Mark McClain will present a webinar on March 31 focused on simplifying OpenStack networks.

During the webinar, Mark will provide a brief overview of Akanda's open source production-ready platform for network services virtualization. The webinar will also focus on best practices for an open approach to network virtualization by eliminating the complexities of agents, controllers and overlays to offer multi-tenant network services that are designed for OpenStack cloud builders.

What:   Webinar: Simplifying OpenStack Networks with Akanda Open Source (News - Alert)
Host: Mark McClain, CTO of Akanda
When: Tuesday, March 31 at 9:00 AM PDT; live webcast

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About Akanda, Inc.

Akanda, Inc. is the major developer and supporter of the open source Akanda network virtualization software project. Akanda software is changing the future of networking by delivering an open, extensible and cost effective platform for service providers and enterprise to virtualize their cloud networking implementations. Akanda currently integrates with OpenStack Neutron and supports VMWare NSX for Layer 2, and powers network virtualization for DreamCompute, the OpenStack-based public cloud offered by DreamHost. Akanda interfaces with the OpenStack Neutron REST APIs and includes a sophisticated management and orchestration platform to monitor, configure, and manage virtualized routers. In the future, Akanda will be extended to virtualize additional network functions, including load balancing and firewalls, and will feature pluggable backends to a diversity of Layer 2 overlays. For more information, visit

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