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Midokura Enterprise MidoNet Overview


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Midokura Enterprise MidoNet is a commercial product combining the most stable, production-hardened version of MidoNet for Network Virtualization with MidoNet Manager, longer term support and enterprise class 24X7 service level agreement.
MidoNet is an open source, software-only, highly scalable and resilient, network virtualization system. With its distributed architecture it allows enterprises and service providers to build, run, and manage virtual networks at scale with increased control, security and flexibility.

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Midokura Enterprise MidoNet Overview

  1. 1. Confidential Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) Overview
  2. 2. Confidential About the company • Founded in 2010, Midokura is a global company with offices in Tokyo, San Francisco and Barcelona • Pioneer in network virtualization – provides software for networking using overlay approach. Pedigree derives Amazon, Cisco, VMware and Google • Received over $20M in funding from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, NTT, NEC, and Fujitsu • Named by CRN as amongst the top 10 networking stories of 2013 and also amongst 10 coolest startups in the world 1 • Won Nokia’s Silicon Valley Innovation Challenge – 2014 • Named AlwaysOn award winner for the second consecutive year • Significant contributor to the OpenStack Networking (Neutron) Project • First SDN vendor to be certified for Red Hat OpenStack environment • Early member of the Open DayLight Project (ODP) • Broad and deep technical partnerships with network switch vendors, software companies and solution providers
  3. 3. Confidential 2 Our Ecosystem Customers Technology Partners
  4. 4. 3 With increase in usage of cloud applications, Networks have become complex and hard to manage Load Balancer Firewall • Under utilization of compute • Dedicated appliances • More power consumption Costly • Networks don’t scale with dynamic workloads • Takes time to provision network services • Poor quality of service Inflexible • Manual provisioning • Fragmented management • Higher latency • User experience can be improved Complex
  5. 5. 4 Midokura Enterprise MidoNet 4
  6. 6. 5 Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) Network Virtualization Platform v Any Application Midokura Enterprise MidoNet Logical L2 Any Network Hardware OpenStack, vSphere, Custom Platforms Logical Firewall Logical Layer 4 Load Balancer KVM, ESXi, LXC, Docker Logical L3 Logical Switching – Layer 2 over Layer 3, decoupled from the physical network Logical Routing – Routing between virtual networks without exiting the software container Logical Firewall – Distributed Firewall, Kernel Integrated, High Performance Logical Layer 4 Load Balancer – Application Load Balancing in software MidoNet API – RESTful API for integration into any Cloud Management Platform Distributed Networking Services
  7. 7. 6 Open Source – Same license as OpenStack. Appeals to trending preference for open software. Aims to be the default networking for OpenStack and Docker Vendor Neutral – Works with any networking gear. Brownfield, Greenfield, all OK. (Added features with Cumulus+Dell) Trusted Technology – Accessible, widely deployed, proven by the community. Enterprise Class Offering– MEM is hardened with SLA backed support for production environments. A truly open SDN overlay option
  8. 8. 7 SWIFT OBJECT STORAGE OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure 7 CINDER BLOCK STORAGE Software • Massive Performance and Scale • Designed with Open Standards • Amazon Cloud “like” self service • Massive Agility PHYSICAL CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE HEAT ORCHESTRATION NOVA COMPUTE NEUTRON NETWORKING KEYSTONE IDENTITY CLOUD ENABLED LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM GLANCE IMAGE CATALOG CEILOMETER TELEMETRY Hardware • Scalable HA High Performance Networking 10Gb/40Gb powered by Active Fabric Manager or Cumulus Linux L3 Fabric • Micro to Hyper-scale Compute Framework • Dense Converged Capable MIDONET MANAGER HORIZON DASHBOARD MIDONET CLI X86 X86 X86 X86 X86 X86 X86 40G TII 40G TII X86 X86 X86 X86 X86 EXAMPLE HARDWARE
  9. 9. 8 Customer Journey Agility Provide rapid provisioning of isolated network infrastructure for labs and devops. Logical Network Provisioning Automated Provisioning Isolated Sandboxes Control Network admins can better secure, control & view network traffic. Single Pane of Glass OpsTools Enhanced Security Enable Compliance IaaS Cloud Build multi-tenant clouds with visibility into usage. Tenant Control Metering Automated Self Service Performance Improve network performance using edge overlay & complementary technologies. Single Hop Virtual Networking VXLAN Hardware Gateway Massive performance with 40Gb Support Scale Add virtual network infra & services simply & resiliently without hardware & bottlenecks. Distributed Logical Networking FW, LB, L2/3, NAT Limitless “VLANs” Scale out L3 Gateway Bridge legacy VLANs IPv6 Solution for OpenStack Networking Use MN to overcome limitations of Neutron for OpenStack users. Replaces OVS Plugin Value Do it BiggerDo it Faster Do it Better
  10. 10. Confidential Evolution of Network Virtualization 9 Virtual Network Overlays Decoupling hardware and software • Cloud-ready agility • Unlimited scalability • Open, standards-based • No impact to physical network PROACTIVE SOFTWARE OVERLAY INNOVATION IN NETWORKING AGILITY Reactive End-to-End Requires programming of flows • Limited scalability • Hard to manage • Impact to performance • Still requires tenant state in physical network OPENFLOW REACTIVE APPOACH VLAN configured on physical switches • Static • Manual • Complex • Tenant state maintained in physical network Manual End-to-End VLAN APPROACH 9
  11. 11. Confidential Architecture Overview
  12. 12. Confidential 11 MidoNet Topology
  13. 13. Confidential 12 VXLAN Gateway: MidoNet + Cumulus Linux VxLAN Tunnel Physical Connection OVSDB TCP/IP Feature supported on: Trident II based switches
  14. 14. Confidential MidoNet for vSphere 13
  15. 15. Confidential Why MidoNet? 14 • Distributed controller for best performance, resiliency, and scalability • Single Virtual Hop = Better Performance • No SPOF = Production Grade • Fully Distributed = Massive Scale • Additional distributed services like L4 Load Balancing • Floating IPs, Security Groups, Routing without the need for IP Tables, L3 Agent, etc. (few or none do this) • Distributed Stateful NAT (others do failover) • Fully distributed L3 GW (others do failover) • L4LB with health checks (no one has this) • VXLAN Gateway • Simple Architecture=Simple Ops (no service nodes, no active/standby) • Competitive and Simple Subscription Licensing ($1,899 per node per year)
  16. 16. Confidential Thank you! 15