Press Release

Kaloom Achieves Certification for Red Hat OpenStack Platform

Certification of Modular Layer 2 mechanism driver for Red Hat OpenStack Platform

May 22, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Montreal – Kaloom, an emerging leader in the automated data center networking software market, today announced its certification with Red Hat OpenStack Platform based on the Neutron Modular Layer 2 (ML2) plug-in. The OpenStack integration is now commercially available for customers.  

Kaloom’s Software Defined Fabricand Cloud Edge Fabricare now certified as integrated with Red Hat OpenStack Platform. The ML2 component within OpenStack Neutron manages and configures L2 services. Kaloom has made enhancements by adding new drivers to support the Kaloom Virtual Switch, Virtual Fabrics and L3 services. Data center operators and service providers can now integrate OpenStack with Kaloom’s Software Defined Fabric and Cloud Edge Fabric.

“We are very pleased to announce the availability of our ML2 integration with Red Hat’s OpenStack Platform. We have seen customer interest in a production integration,” said Suresh Krishnan, chief technology officer at Kaloom.

“Red Hat is pleased to see Kaloom bring pre-tested and certified solutions on its Software Defined Fabric and Cloud Edge Fabric to the Red Hat OpenStack Platform,” said Chris Wright, chief technology officer at Red Hat. “This enables customers to more quickly and confidently deploy Red Hat OpenStack Platform with Kaloom’s fabric solutions.”

About Kaloom

Kaloom is an emerging company developing a fully automated, programmable data center networking software solution that will disrupt how cloud and data center networks are built, managed and operated for enterprises, cloud providers, gaming companies, data center operators and 5G wireless providers. Kaloom comprises technology veterans with proven track records of delivering large-scale networking, analytics and AI-based solutions for the world’s largest networks. The company is backed by leading investors including Fonds FTQ and Somel Investments. Kaloom has research and development offices located in the heart of the Quartier de l'innovation in Montreal, Quebec and a sales and marketing office in the Silicon Valley. For additional information visit

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