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Romana v2.0 Available Today

Nov 15, 2017

Today, we are happy to release Romana v2.0 for general availability. It includes important architectural advances that increase deployment flexibility and simplify operations. Romana v2.0 was available in a preview release for over three months and has gone through extensive testing. During that time, it has proven to be stable and scalable for production deployments on hundreds of nodes in EC2, as well as in datacenters with complex multi-network topologies.

Preview Romana v2.0 Today

Aug 10, 2017

Today, we are happy to release a preview of Romana v2.0, which includes important architectural advances that increase deployment flexibility and simplify operations. This is a major update and we are all anxious for users to try it out as soon as possible, which is why we made a preview release of Romana v2.0 available in its own code branch.

Romana for OpenStack Routed Provider Networks

Jun 7, 2017

We recently were invited to present at the Bay Area OpenStack Meetup to talk about some new deployment options on IP fabrics.

Romana v1.0 Now Available

Mar 20, 2017

The whole Romana team is happy to announce the immediate available of Romana v1.0. In addition to the new features included in the recent v0.9.8 release, Romana v1.0 captures the operation experience of production deployments that have improved quality, stability and performance of the final release.

New Romana v0.9.8 Release

Jan 20, 2017

The whole Romana team is happy to announce the immediate available of Romana v0.9.8. This release is giant step forward toward Romana v1.0 that captures the tremendous operational experience we’ve gained over the past few months from users running Romana in their production environments.

Romana Network Policy Performance

Sep 20, 2016

We just released Romana v0.9.3 that includes lots new features, including new command line tools for network policy.

PacketPushers Podcast

Jun 30, 2016

We were invited to be on the PacketPushers Priority Queue podcast a few weeks ago. It was release today and is available here.

Romana v0.9 Now Available

Jun 8, 2016

Today we released v0.9 of Romana and we’re getting closer to the first production release later this summer. Since our last update a few weeks ago, we have gotten a lot of great input from users looking to deploy Romana in large datacenters environments that include OpenStack, Kubernetes, Mesos and bare metal servers. Others are looking to deploy Romana in the public cloud and across IaaS providers. What they all want is a way to apply network and security policy uniformly across all their disparate infrastructure.

Romana and OpenStack IPAM APIs

May 17, 2016

Come join us at the next SF Bay OpenStack Meetup on June 14 at Geekdom in San Francisco.

Kubernetes on OpenStack Without an Overlay Network

May 3, 2016

We just got back from the OpenStack Summit in Austin where there were over 7,000 attendees. It seemed that container deployments and the new application architectures enabled by Kubernetes and other orchestration systems were part of many sessions, including ours.

Romana v0.8 Now Available

Apr 6, 2016

We’re making a lot of great progress toward our first production release of Romana. Since we launched the project a few weeks ago we’ve gotten lots of great feedback and Romana is already part of a bunch of new deployment projects that are anxious for the first production ready release.

OpenStack IPAM APIs

Mar 23, 2016

If you’re going to the OpenStack Summit next month in Austin, please try to make it to the networking session on the new OpenStack IPAM APIs. Chris will be presenting our experience with these new APIs and how they are used with Romana to simplify OpenStack networking.

Run Kubernetes Without an Overlay Network

Mar 3, 2016

As part of getting ready for KubeCon next week we’ve been showing Kubernetes with Romana and the new Network Policy features at Meetups around the Bay Area, and now everyone can try it out.

Bay Area Network Virtualization Meetup

Feb 25, 2016

The Bay Area Network Virtualization (BANV) Meetup group has invited Chris to speak at their next Meetup on March 10.

Optimize Cloud Native Deployments

Feb 17, 2016

The folks at Bitnami have invited us to present at the Cloud Native SF Meetup they are hosting at their office in San Francisco on February 24.

Romana Selected to deliver Cloud Native SDN Session at KubeCon Europe 2016

Feb 16, 2016

We are delighted to have been selected to present at the upcoming KubeCon Europe 2016 (#kubecon).

First Live Public Demonstration of Kubernetes v1.2 with Network Policy

Feb 12, 2016

Last night we had the good fortune to be invited to present one of the Lightening Talks at the Bay Area Kubernetes Meetup.