|[March 20, 2015]
Akanda to Host Webinar on Simplifying OpenStack Networks
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.
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 www.akanda.io.
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