Managed Open Cloud
Mirantis helps top enterprises build and manage private cloud infrastructure using OpenStack and related open source technologies such as Kubernetes. To date Mirantis has helped over 200 enterprises build and operate some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world. Its customers include iconic brands like AT&T, Comcast, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, eBay, Wells Fargo Bank and Volkswagen.
Our mission is to empower customers to take advantage of open source innovation with no vendor lock-in, by providing managed open clouds that are vendor-agnostic, based on open standards, and continuously delivered and monitored.
- May – Mirantis announces its strategic decision to focus on pure-play OpenStack.
- July – Mirantis hosts its first OpenStack meetup in the Bay Area.
- October – 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 – 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 – OpenStack Foundation launches, Mirantis is a Gold member and co-founder Boris Renski is on the Foundation’s board at its inception.
- January – Mirantis raises $10M Series A with Dell Ventures, Intel Capital and WestSummit Capital.
- March – Mirantis open sources Fuel, the OpenStack installation and management tool it developed through customer engagements with PayPal, WebEx and NASA.
- June – Mirantis closes a second $10M for its Series A with Ericsson and SAP Ventures, along with existing investor WestSummit Capital.
- October – Mirantis ships Mirantis OpenStack, its pure-play OpenStack distribution.
- April – 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 – 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 – 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 – Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 is released. Companies can now write Fuel plugins and use Fuel to rapidly deploy larger, more resilient clouds.
- January – In less than three years, Mirantis has trained 5,000 students.
- February –Mirantis links with Kubernetes through Murano, while driving the OpenStack application catalog project.
- May – 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.
- May – Formal app catalog debuts on OpenStack.
- August – 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 – Mirantis Launches NFV Initiative with Citrix, Metaswitch and Overture Networks.
- November – 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).
- July – Mirantis Establishes Mirantis Japan, Inc.
- July – Mirantis Collaborates with Intel and Google to Enable OpenStack on Kubernetes<
- August – Mirantis delivers first Kubernetes and Docker class at OpenStack Silicon Valley
- September – Mirantis Acquires TCP Cloud to Extend Managed OpenStack Capabilities
- November – Mirantis Launches First Vendor-Agnostic Kubernetes and Docker Certification.
- Leader in OpenStack and Kubernetes code contributions
- 600+ employees
- Based in Sunnyvale, CA
- Privately held
- Top-tier investors include August Capital, Dell Ventures, Ericsson, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Insight Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Siguler Guff & Co., and WestSummit Capital.