PLUMgrid Welcomes Apalia to Global Alliance Partner Ecosystem

Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) April 30, 2015

PLUMgrid, a leading innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack® clouds, welcomes cloud pioneer Apalia as its newest partner in the European Union.

Providing cloud expertise since 2010, Apalia specializes in design and deployment of IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) for public and private clouds throughout France and Switzerland. Apalia practitioners deliver modern solutions that simplify IT systems, enable cloud-based services and optimize resource efficiency. Apalia offers a broad range of services spanning consulting, integration, operations and training for cloud infrastructure, desktop virtualization, cloud security, enterprise mobile management and cloud governance.

Apalia’s customers are leading companies of all sizes and from vertical markets including education, energy, financial, healthcare, manufacturing, media, IT service providers, software vendors and telecoms. The company also offers Amysta software, a turn-key cloud management platform (CMP) handling hybrid clouds with intuitive service access and catalog, fully automated provisioning, 360-degree usage visibility and cost optimization capabilities. Amysta integrates with selected OpenStack projects including Ceilometer, as well as Apache CloudStack, Citrix CloudPlatform and Amazon Web Services.

PLUMgrid’s Global Alliance Partner program includes companies providing OpenStack distributions, security, networking equipment, servers, systems integration, consulting and training. The partner ecosystem spans technology, solutions and services that help businesses everywhere to modernize data centers and build cloud infrastructures.

Visit PLUMgrid at OpenStack Summit

PLUMgrid is a sponsor of the OpenStack Summit at Vancouver during the week of May 18. Visit PLUMgrid at OpenStack Summit (booth #S14) and find out more about Apalia and our partner ecosystem. For more information and to request a meeting, please see here.

Supporting Quotes

“Our Global Alliance Partner program is expanding, and the European Union is a key market. France is the strongest OpenStack community in the EU, and Apalia is a leading provider of OpenStack integration and deployment services for both public and private clouds. We’re excited to add such an established, well-known provider to our network.”

—Kash Iftikhar, vice president of business development and sales, PLUMgrid

“OpenStack is a powerful platform, and our customers are enthusiastic adopters of the technology. PLUMgrid’s broad support for major OpenStack distributions provides flexibility and choice to our customers. Partnering with PLUMgrid gives our customers a proven, production-grade network overlay solution that deploys quickly and scales reliably.”

—Pierre Vacherand, co-founder and CTO, Apalia

About PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite (ONS) for OpenStack

PLUMgrid ONS for OpenStack is a comprehensive software suite that enables scalable and secure virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack® clouds. Deployed by service providers and enterprises, PLUMgrid ONS provides terabits of scale out performance, production-grade resiliency, and secure multi tenancy for hybrid data centers. Built on PLUMgrid Platform® and IO Visor® technology, the software suite lets users create private Virtual Domains to provide isolation, security and policy enforcement across tenants. Designated as OpenStack Compatible by the OpenStack Foundation, PLUMgrid ONS supports the industry’s broadest set of distributions including Canonical, Mirantis, Oracle, Piston, Red Hat and SUSE.

About PLUMgrid

PLUMgrid is an innovator of secure and scalable virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds. Founded in 2011, PLUMgrid provides software networking solutions that enable hybrid data centers to connect tenants, applications, and workloads efficiently across hypervisors, virtualized, bare metal and container-based architectures. PLUMgrid is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and is funded by venture capital and strategic investors. Visit, read the PLUMgrid blog and follow the company on Twitter @PLUMgrid.


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