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Midokura Named AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 Winner for Second Consecutive Year

Midokura Recognized for Creating New Opportunities in On-Demand Software, Cloud Computing and SaaS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- Midokura, a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced that it has been selected by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Midokura was selected for the second year in a row by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

Midokura's award-winning flagship product, MidoNet, is a software-based, highly distributed network virtualization system that allows enterprises and service providers to build, run and manage virtual networks with increased control and flexibility. Using industry standards and leveraging existing physical infrastructure, MidoNet reduces costs and improves stability, scalability and performance of networks.

Midokura and other OnDemand 100 companies will be honored at the AlwaysOn OnDemand event on June 4th, 2014 at Draper University in San Mateo, Calif. Adam Johnson, general manager of technical services at Midokura, was also invited to participate in the "SDN and Virtualization" panel, taking place from 1:40-2:20pm PT.

"This year, the top cloud infrastructure, SaaS and on-demand software players are making serious inroads into the enterprise and business community. Cloud storage wars and excellent software offerings are making the cloud an even more attractive place to do business. Both business and consumer users are migrating to the cloud in droves, bringing us into a new digital age filled with opportunity," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's OnDemand 100 winners list is jam packed with companies that are using the cloud to create and host imaginative, versatile apps. Mobile, business, consumer -- the on-demand universe is propelling the entire Global Silicon Valley into an interdependent, connected and mobile future."

The OnDemand 100 winners were selected from hundreds of technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2014 list.

"Being recognized by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand 100 top private company for the second year in a row makes a powerful statement about our market leadership and the disruptive impact of MidoNet to network virtualization," said Dan Dumitriu, CEO of Midokura. "We congratulate our fellow award winners, while we accept the validation of our contributions in shaping the software-defined industry."

A full list of OnDemand 100 top private companies is available at http://www.aonetwork.com/blogs/The-2014-OnDemand-100-Top-Private-Companies-1.

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About Midokura
Midokura is a global company focused on network virtualization. Founded in 2010, the team has a pedigree including Amazon and Google, and has spent more than three years building MidoNet, a complete overlay network virtualization solution that integrates with cloud platforms, such as OpenStack. Midokura has offices in San Francisco, Tokyo and Barcelona, and is on the web at http://www.midokura.com. Follow us on Twitter: @midokura

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AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.

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