Nuage Networks works to extend OpenStack capabilities in collaboration with Red Hat

 Nuage Networks works to extend OpenStack capabilities in collaboration with
                                   Red Hat

Nuage Networks to build a certified Quantum plug-in for certification with Red
Hat OpenStack

PR Newswire

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 17, 2013

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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


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

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 will be a critical solution for cloud
service providers."

About Nuage Networks
Nu-ahj: 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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