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New Context and CPLANE NETWORKS Join Forces to Optimize OpenStack® Deployment and Performance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New Context, a systems architecture firm dedicated to optimizing, securing and scaling solutions, and CPLANE NETWORKS today announced a strategic partnership to deliver OpenStack optimization and acceleration services for enterprises and cloud service providers. OpenStack is the leading open-source software platform for building private and public clouds.  Enterprises and cloud service providers can now enjoy rapid deployment of OpenStack, faster and reliable network performance, automated post processing and controlled migration all in one solution.

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New Context delivers full OpenStack life cycle management, accelerating initial deployment, streamlining operations and easing migration to future releases. CPLANE NETWORKS' Dynamic Virtual Networks (DVN) is "Built for OpenStackTM" to ensure complete compatibility and deliver unmatched network performance and scalability.

"One of the biggest challenges for our customers is getting over the initial OpenStack installation hurdle," said Daniel Riedel, CEO of New Context. "Combined with CPLANE's powerful software-defined networking solution, OpenStack is becoming the most robust offering available for private and public clouds. New Context's automation suite dramatically streamlines the installation process and reduces the time required to realize the benefits of cloud service orchestration. Those same levels of automation and integration are then applied to the application deployment process. Time-to-market for new services is a critical business driver, and we're focused on reducing the time it takes to deploy those services from days and weeks to just minutes," he said.

"The tremendous momentum of OpenStack clearly demonstrates the desire by enterprises and service providers to leverage the power of cloud computing," said Brandon Williams, CEO of CPLANE NETWORKS. "Until now OpenStack has been hampered by the lack of functionality, performance and scalability of the basic Neutron networking service. We've eliminated that problem with DVN. OpenStack networking is now production-ready."

Riedel said the partnership responds to the growing demands for responsive services amid the pressures of cost containment and skillset shortages that enterprises and cloud service providers are facing. "The industry must move from system configuration to service construction. It's about making IT services easy to consume at a lower cost," said Riedel.

"Systems automation and open source orchestration are dramatically changing the way data centers deliver services. CPLANE NETWORKS and New Context are at the nexus of these two revolutions with radically innovative and transformative technologies," said Williams.

About New Context
New Context provides data security, cloud infrastructure and systems automation consulting to clients across the globe. The company helps organizations scale, optimize and protect their infrastructure and big data platforms to mitigate risk and reduce time to market. New Context is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Los Angeles and Tokyo. For more information, visit www.newcontext.com  

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 OpenStack networking 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

OpenStack® and Built for OpenStackTM are trademarks of the OpenStack Foundation.

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Lauren Salay                                                               Jordan Hassin
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CPLANE NETWORKS
Robert Keahey
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+1 408.475.4950

Media Contact: Jordan Hassin, Crosby~Volmer, 646-872-0067, [email protected]

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