About Mirantis

Company Overview

Mirantis is the pure play OpenStack company, delivering all the software, services, training, and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than on any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Mirantis is among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, and has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world, at companies such as Telstra, Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, EMC and Symantec.

Pure Play OpenStack

At Mirantis, we’re committed to keeping production open source clouds free from lock-in and proprietary packaging. We believe users get maximum value when the software is open-source, the APIs are open, the stack is vendor agnostic and the software is developed through open meritocracy-based communities. Rather than sell you on a proprietary infrastructure stack, we will work with you to architect a cloud using best of breed companies and technologies.

Source of the Source Code

Mirantis is currently the No. 1 contributor to the OpenStack codebase. We are deeply invested in working with the community to innovate upstream. Our community involvement has led to the adoption of several open source projects in OpenStack Big Tent, such as Sahara (big data), Fuel (infrastructure deployment and lifecycle management tool) and Murano (application catalog).

Mirantis By The Numbers

#1 in OpenStack code contributions

7 iterations of our Mirantis OpenStack distribution

800+ employees

Based in Sunnyvale, CA

Privately held.

Top-tier investors



Rackspace open sources its cloud software, OpenStack launches, and the first ‘Austin’ code released.

May 2011

Mirantis announces its strategic decision to focus on pure-play OpenStack.

July 2011

Mirantis hosts its first OpenStack meetup in the Bay Area.

October 2011

Mirantis partners with CloudScaling to help deliver OpenStack services. Mirantis and CloudScaling jointly work with Internap build the first ever OpenStack public compute cloud.

February 2012

Mirantis debuts OpenStack training. In the next year, it will train companies including Dell, Paypal, Seagate, HP, Samsung Docomo NTT, Redhat, Cisco, Intel, Comcast, and Newegg.

September 2012

OpenStack Foundation launches, Mirantis is a Gold member and co-founder Boris Renski is on the Foundation’s board at its inception.

January 2013

Mirantis raises $10M Series A with Dell Ventures, Intel Capital and WestSummit Capital.

March 2013

Mirantis open sources Fuel, the OpenStack installation and management tool it developed through customer engagements with PayPal, WebEx and NASA.

June 2013

Mirantis closes a second $10M for its Series A with Ericsson and SAP Ventures, along with existing investor WestSummit Capital.

October 2013

Mirantis ships Mirantis OpenStack, its pure-play OpenStack distribution.

April 2014

Mirantis signs the largest OpenStack deal in history with Ericsson. The deal catapults the company to becoming the largest OpenStack provider for telecommunications companies.

September 2014

Mirantis organizes the first annual OpenStack Silicon Valley. Speakers include Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos, HP EVP and CTO Martin Fink, OpenStack Foundation Executive Director Jonathan Bryce, VMware CTO of Networking Martin Casado, Cloudscaling CEO and Founder Randy Bias, and Mirantis CEO Adrian Ionel.

October 2014

Mirantis raises $100M Series B with Insight Venture Partners, August Capital, and existing investors Intel Capital, WestSummit Capital, Ericsson, and Sapphire Ventures (formerly SAP Ventures).

January 6, 2015

Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 is released. Companies can now write Fuel plugins and use Fuel to rapidly deploy larger, more resilient clouds.

January 2015

In less than three years, Mirantis has trained 5,000 students.

February 2015

Mirantis links with Kubernetes through Murano, while driving the OpenStack application catalog project.

May 2015

Formal app catalog debuts on OpenStack.

May 2015

Mirantis launches its Unlocked Partner program. Inaugural partners include Citrix, Juniper Networks, VMware, Brocade and EMC, with technology solutions from SolidFire, Cumulus Networks and others.

July 2015

Mirantis launches its first Unlocked Appliance.

August 2015

Mirantis raises $100M Series B with Intel Capital, new investor Goldman Sachs and existing investors August Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Ericsson, Sapphire Ventures (formerly SAP Ventures) and WestSummit Capital.

September 2015

Mirantis Launches NFV Initiative with Citrix, Metaswitch and Overture Networks.

November 2015

Fuel becomes an OpenStack project under Big Tent.

November 2015

After being a top 3 contributor to OpenStack Kilo and Liberty releases, Mirantis emerges as the #1 contributor to the Mitaka release (based on commits).