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CPLANE NETWORKS and KnowISys Join Forces to Accelerate and Optimize OpenStack® Clouds

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CPLANE NETWORKS Corp. and KnowÏSys, Inc. today announced that they have partnered to deliver high-performance OpenStack networks for enterprises and cloud service providers. OpenStack is the leading open source software platform for building private and public clouds and is quickly becoming the standard for companies looking to deliver agile IT services.

CPLANE NETWORKS Dynamic Virtual Networks (DVN) dramatically accelerates the deployment and improves the performance of OpenStack virtual networks. Using powerful information modeling, state management and path computation, DVN creates secure virtual networks that are optimized for performance and reliability. KnowÏSys deploys lean innovation practices to accelerate new technologies into the market and is partnering with CPLANE NETWORKS to streamline cloud deployments through integrated design, planning and automation of the entire OpenStack life cycle.

"Enterprises and service providers need to solve the application deployment dilemma. OpenStack is poised to deliver agile IT services to accelerate those deployments, but the lack of functionality and limited performance of the Neutron networking service inhibits OpenStack's real potential," said Brandon Williams, CEO of CPLANE NETWORKS. "We've unleashed the power of OpenStack networking with DVN and have gone one step further by eliminating a major bottleneck and single point of failure in the Neutron architecture – the Network Node."

"Customers need agile cloud services to respond to increasingly shorter and more demanding business cycles," said Larry Lozon, Founder and Managing Partner of KnowÏSys. "They want the benefits that public clouds offer, but with more control, better security and improved operational oversight. KnowÏSys accelerates the OpenStack design and deployment process while ensuring operational control and integrity. CPLANE's lightweight, easy to deploy SDN solution delivers the performance, scalability and reliability that today's large data centers demand."

"DVN unleashes the power of virtual networking. By leveraging KnowÏSys lean innovation process, experience and insight we're significantly reducing the time and cost to build agile OpenStack clouds." said Williams.

About CPLANE NETWORKS

CPLANE NETWORKS is transforming the way data centers deploy agile cloud services by delivering responsive, high-performance virtual and physical network services. Leading the SDN revolution, CPLANE NETWORKS is the only platform that offers the scale, flexibility and control required to deliver the agility applications developers want and the predictability and reliability that IT operations demands.    For more information visit www.cplanenetworks.com

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CPLANE NETWORKS

Robert Keahey

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+1 408.475.4950

About KnowÏSys

KnowÏSys is a next generation acceleration firm employing lean innovation practices to rapidly evolve and expose new technology products, services, and concepts to the market.  By working with its leading innovation firms, KnowÏSys is able to rapidly assess, provide feedback and gain strategic exposure for them to key market partners and opportunities.  The firm has an initial focus on new computing and information systems models that leverage virtualization, hyperscale infrastructure design, big data analytics and cloud computing innovations. For more information visit www.KnowISys.com

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KnowÏSys

Ken Erbes or Mazen Sinno

[email protected]

[email protected]

+1 214.736.2975

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