SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 3, 2014 — PLUMgrid, a leading innovator of virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds, announced partnerships with Dasher Technologies, Datavision, and Redapt to provide enterprises with world class systems integration and engineering expertise for the design and deployment of OpenStack clouds.

The PLUMgrid Global Alliance partner program is a growing ecosystem of supported OpenStack distros, software solutions, hardware solutions, system integrators and value added solution providers. Together, the community of vendors and channel partners design and customize OpenStack-powered clouds with PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite for OpenStack overlay solutions.

“The rapid and diverse growth of our ecosystem is a proof point that the industry is looking for production grade software-based network overlay solutions that bring OpenStack-powered clouds into production reliably and quickly,” said Kash Iftikhar, vice president of sales and business development, at PLUMgrid. “The PLUMgrid Global Alliance Partner program is a great way for VARs, SIs, and MSPs to provide solutions to OpenStack networking that are proven in production.”

The new members of the program are:

  • Dasher Technologies — Dasher is a premier IT solution provider that delivers expert technical resources to architect and deliver complete data center solutions and services to help clients deliver on their goals, plans and objectives. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Dasher also has presence in Oregon, Alabama, and Florida.
  • Datavision Inc. — Datavision delivers consulting and staffing to support software-defined networking and network functions virtualization solutions, including design, planning, integration, migration, operational support and network optimization. The company has a national presence, with people in NY/NJ Metro, Tampa, Chicago, Denver, Santa Clara, Atlanta, Washington D.C. and Dallas.
  • Redapt Inc. — Redapt is a full-service systems integrator that delivers innovative data center infrastructure and cloud solutions tailored to meet customer business goals. Redapt develops and integrates customized, best-of-breed, technology solutions that effectively address the business objectives for clients, while lowering TCO and providing maximum investment protection.

PLUMgrid’s Global Alliance Program has established partnership with major OpenStack distro partners such as Mirantis, Piston, Red Hat, Oracle, and SUSE, and infrastructure partners including Arista Networks, Cumulus Networks, F5, and CheckPoint. In addition to Dasher Technologies, Datavision, and Redapt, PLUMgrid partners with Macnica Networks and NESIC who provide cloud solutions to large enterprises and service providers in Japan. The full list of members in the PLUMgrid Global Alliance partner program can be found online, along with information on how to join the program.


 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 industry’s broadest distribution 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, Calif. and is funded by venture capital and strategic investors. Visit, read the PLUMgrid blog and follow the company on Twitter @PLUMgrid.