Mirantis OpenStack

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    Mirantis OpenStack is the zero lock-in distro that makes deploying your cloud easier, and more flexible, and more reliable.

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    Mirantis OpenStack Express is on demand Private-Cloud-as-a-Service. Fire up your own cloud and deploy your workloads immediately.

Solutions Engineering

Services offerings for all phases of the OpenStack lifecycle, from green-field to migration to scale-out optimization, including Migration, Self-service IT as a Service (ITaaS), CI/CD. Learn More

Deployment and Operations

The deep bench of OpenStack infrrastructure experts has the proven experience across scores of deployments and uses cases, to ensure you get OpenStack running fast and delivering continuous ROI.

Driver Testing and Certification

Mirantis provides coding, testing and maintenance for OpenStack drivers to help infrastructure companies integrate with OpenStack and deliver innovation to cloud customers and operators. Learn More

Certification Exam

Know OpenStack? Prove it. An IT professional who has earned the Mirantis® Certificate of Expertise in OpenStack has demonstrated the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to create, configure, and manage OpenStack environments.

OpenStack Bootcamp

New to OpenStack and need the skills to run an OpenStack cluster yourself? Our bestselling 3 day course gives you the hands-on knowledge you need.

The #1 Pure Play OpenStack Company

Some vendors choose to “improve” OpenStack by salting it with their own exclusive technology. At Mirantis, we’re totally committed to keeping production open source clouds free of proprietary hooks or opaque packaging. When you choose to work with us, you stay in full control of your infrastructure roadmap.

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Join Mirantis co-founder Boris Renski, VMware OpenStack Lead Dan Wendlandt, and Mirantis OpenStack technical consultant Nick Chase for a webinar titled: How does OpenStack integrate with VMware vSphere and VMware NSX? (Thursday, 27 March, 10 AM PST). Since the announcement of Mirantis’ partnership with VMware at the Fall 2013 OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong, the two companies have collaborated to …


Welcome to this month’s update on OpenStack training at Mirantis! Our goal is to make the Mirantis OpenStack training experience as rewarding and convenient as possible for you – that’s why we are constantly updating our training curriculum and looking for new places to host our OpenStack public training. We recently added a few new locations both in US and Europe to …


If you’re reading this blog, you probably know a good bit about OpenStack, and how it handles Infrastructure-as-a-Service (for cattle, basically). You might not, however, be as well-versed in VMware, which has been handling virtualization services (for pets, really) for quite some time now, and over the past couple of development cycles has become part of the OpenStack ecosystem.


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This past Friday March 7, 2014, we released Mirantis OpenStack 4.1 for download, including hardened packages for the OpenStack 2013.2.2 release, along with a set of fixes and improvements we think you’ll find useful. You can read up on the details of Mirantis OpenSack  in the release notes, but we wanted to highlight some key features and fixes in this …


Last week we conducted a webinar called Cloud Computing, Open Source, OpenStack: What’s Eating the IT World Anyways? and we got some great questions, but we weren’t able to get to answers for all of them, so we’ve gathered them together here for you.


Articles and tutorials in the “Edge of the Stack” series cover fundamental programming issues and concerns that might not come up when dealing with OpenStack directly, but are certainly relevant to the OpenStack ecosystem. For example, bare metal provisioning requires the ability to programmatically turn a machine on or off, which is handled using IPMI. When computer networks grew large, the …


In his newest book (OpenStack Cloud Computing: Architecture Guide), John Rhoton explores what it takes to build a comprehensive architecture based on OpenStack. OpenStack holds enormous potential for simplifying and standardizing both public clouds and enterprise private clouds. But you need to make sure you know what is involved before starting off a giant project that you cannot control.