Mirantis OpenStack

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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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OpenStack Customer Success Stories

OpenStack customer success

Leading technology companies turn to Mirantis to put OpenStack Cloud to work. Our teams work shoulder-to-shoulder with a wide range of organizations to design, deploy, and scale out public and private cloud infrastructure that meets the rigorous demand of production operations. With technology proven at the heart of some of the world’s most demanding technology providers and consumers, Mirantis OpenStack offers the latest innovations from the open source community with the testing and reliability you expect of enterprise software.

See below for detailed case studies, as well as case study snapshots.

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University of Hawaii

The University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Education has deployed OpenStack to tap into cloud storage and compute resources to improve their research and productivity. Mirantis helped get OpenStack working in production, enabling the university to support faculty in their research by providing fast and convenient computing and storage resources, provide comprehensive file sharing and synchronization to store sensitive data, and run the workloads of their public website, intranet, and student information systems. Read the technical case study here.

Thales

Thales, the #1 manufacturer of civil and military satellites in Europe, is using Mirantis OpenStack to provide a versatile validation platform in the ground segment of space missions. After 1-3 months of working with Mirantis, Thales had its first production cloud with Mirantis OpenStack ready in a customized hybrid deployment with virtual machines and baremetal on the same tenant. Long term, the company envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack. Read the snapshot here.

Overture

Overture Networks, a provider of high-capacity Carrier Ethernet services for network operators and service providers, has selected Mirantis OpenStack for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The company has already used VMware and a custom infrastructure developed in-house, but downloaded Mirantis OpenStack to have a more flexible, scalable solution with zero lock-in that would enable developers to reduce time to market. Long term, the company envisions running 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack. Read the snapshot here.

Stratus

Stratus Technologies International, a leading provider of fault tolerant computer servers and other infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously, is using Mirantis OpenStack in a High Availability (HA) deployment for application development, QA and testing. Previously, the company had used a custom infrastructure developed in-house, and wanted a more flexible, scalable solution with zero vendor lock-in that would enable developers to reduce time to market. Long term, Stratus Technologies envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack. Read the snapshot here.

To support new applications and services more effectively, Cisco WebEx is embracing cloud computing and a more agile development process based on OpenStack cloud. To ensure completion of their OpenStack cloud on time and within budget, the WebEx team turned to Mirantis engineers and architects, who brought the OpenStack and cloud domain skills that would help the WebEx team plan and execute successfully. Read the technical case study here.

Cisco Systems

Cisco is a key member of the OpenStack community, and has invested substantially in the project as a centerpiece of its cloud strategy. Mirantis has worked with Cisco to help accelerate technical uptake of OpenStack, to integrate infrastructure with key Cisco service offerings, and to deliver implementations of compute and network interoperability code contributed to the OpenStack Project as part of the recent releases.

Dell

Dell is a major investor in OpenStack and a significant contributor to the codebase. It has a broad offering of OpenStack solution components, reference architectures and supporting knowledgebases and other resources. Mirantis has partnered with Dell through numerous OpenStack engagements, both with Dell and its customers, as well as collaborating with technical staff in Dell’s cloud product initiatives.

Internap

Internap launched the first commercially available public cloud compute service based on the OpenStack open source platform. Internap’s Open Public Cloud compute service delivers high-performance, on-demand provisioning and scaling of enterprise computing capacity. Mirantis worked with Internap to integrate and implement this innovative commercial cloud service, with leading edge high-performance, on-demand provisioning and scaling – all free of proprietary platform lock-in.

iSuperGrid

iSuperGrid is the leading China-based commercial information cloud service provider. They deliver OpenStack based cloud services to digital health, education and media/entertainment markets segments in China and worldwide. Working with Mirantis, iSuperGrid is deploying an OpenStack cloud numbering into the thousands of nodes, providing high-performance computing and versatile hosting to new markets.

NASA

As one of the founding members of OpenStack and originators of the Nova compute platform through the federal government’s Nebula initiative, NASA is leading US Federal government efforts to go to cloud. NASA’s cloud fabric, numbering hundreds of nodes, runs diverse workloads ranging from tracking tornado trajectories, to studying nutrient dispersion in the Gulf of Mexico, to crunching the numbers on downloads of deep space astrophysics data.

 

Federal Agriculture Department

A federal agriculture department in North America has deployed Mirantis OpenStack for an internal private cloud for bioinformatics, including genomics applications. Mirantis OpenStack is being utilized for application development, QA, and testing, IT automation, Big Data, and more. Long-term, the organization envisions running more than 500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.

 


Global 500 Banking and Financial Services Holding Company

A nationwide, diversified financial services company based in the U.S. with $1.6 trillion in assets was facing pressure to quickly deliver new products and services to stay competitive. To improve IT efficiency for developers so infrastructure could keep up to speed with software development, the company is working with Mirantis to build clouds in a multiple datacenter, multi-region environment for use in software development, QA and testing as well as cloud-enabling existing applications. Read the use case here.


S&P 500 Casino Gaming Manufacturer

A global leader in casino gaming entertainment has deployed Mirantis OpenStack with Ceph to accelerate software development by addressing bottlenecks in provisioning infrastructure. Previously, the company used VMware, and decided to install Mirantis OpenStack to provide a more flexible, scalable solution with zero lock-in so developers could efficiently orchestrate infrastructure and deploy application updates. After less than a month of working with Mirantis, the company successfully deployed production workloads with Mirantis OpenStack, resulting in accelerated speed of development, reduced time to market, and lower costs. Long term, the company envisions running 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack. Read the use case here.


Global 500 Telco

One of the top 3 mobile carriers in the U.S. with more than 100 million wireless customers deployed Mirantis OpenStack in seven data centers for use in IT as a Service, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and cloud-enabling existing applications. Driven by the need to reduce time to market for for both its mobility systems and TV platforms, the telco is also lowering capital and operating expenses for internal IT by using commodity x86 servers and open source technology. The Mirantis Services team set up OpenStack DevOps engineering infrastructure for the company’s primary deployment. For the secondary deployment, at the company’s innovation labs, the Mirantis Services team provided Fuel technology, Sahara for Big Data as a Service, and OpenStack DevOps. Read the use case here.


Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

The financial services division of a multinational mass media and information firm with more than $12 billion in annual revenue has deployed Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing, IT automation, and cloud-enabling existing applications. The company develops a wide range of financial software, including trading platforms and applications for wealth management and investment banking. After 3-6 months of working with Mirantis, the company had its first production cloud running Mirantis OpenStack, with support for High Availability (HA) for time-critical financial transactions. Long term, the company envisions deploying 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack. Read the use case here.


Global Pay-TV Programmer

One of the world’s top pay-TV programmers in the world, with 2.8 billion subscribers, 150 television networks and 300 million monthly streams online is using Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing, IT automation, storage and backup, and Big Data. Previously, the company used AWS and other public clouds, but wanted a more flexible, scalable solution with zero lock-in. The company is integrating Mirantis OpenStack with Ceph. Long term, it envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Medical Software Company

A leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health records, medical billing, care coordination, and other medical applications has deployed Mirantis OpenStack for software development, QA, and testing, web services and applications, and IT automation. Previously, the company used other open source cloud solutions, VMware and AWS, but wanted a more flexible, scalable solution with zero vendor lock-in that could enable developers to reduce time to market. Long term, the company envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Software-Defined Networking Company

A software-defined networking company based in California is using Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing and IT automation. Previously, the company utilized VMware and AWS, and looked into Mirantis OpenStack to increase operational infrastructure flexibility and enable developers to adapt more quickly to business requirements. With its ease of deployment with Fuel and support for High Availability (HA) deployment, Mirantis OpenStack was chosen not only for the company’s internal dev/test but also for product integration. Long term, the company envisions running 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Global Aerospace & Defense Company

The services division of a Global 500 aerospace and defense company is using Mirantis OpenStack to replace siloed computer systems and reduce IT costs. The company is migrating from its home-grown OpenStack to Mirantis OpenStack so it can use Fuel to deploy more easily and have support for High Availability (HA) deployment. Mirantis OpenStack will be used for storage and backup, Big Data, and cloud-enabling existing applications. Long term, the company envisions running more than 500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Global 500 PC Manufacturer

One of the top three PC manufacturers worldwide is deploying Mirantis OpenStack for IT as a Service. The company has already used other open source cloud solutions and VMware and installed Mirantis OpenStack to increase operational infrastructure flexibility, provide rapid elasticity, and reduce operational costs. Long term, the company envisions running 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


German Credit Union

The largest cooperative bank in Germany, a credit union serving more than 300,000 healthcare professionals, is using Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing, IT automation, and cloud-enabling existing banking applications. Previously, the credit union used Microsoft Hyper-V, and decided to download Mirantis OpenStack to attain a more flexible, scalable solution with zero lock-in that could provide private cloud security to comply with government regulations. Long term, the credit union envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Global 500 European Telco

A Global 500 telco based in Europe with more than $30 billion in annual revenue is deploying Mirantis OpenStack in a cloud software platform used for telecommunications networks, internal datacenters, and cloud computing services for customers. Additionally, the telco’s services organization will deploy and integrate Mirantis OpenStack for the IT operation of mobile operators and service providers. Mirantis will assist by providing training, design and architecture assistance to the services group. Long term, the telco envisions running more than 500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


S&P 500 Stock Photo Agency

An S&P 500 stock photography agency with more than 170 million photos, illustrations, and other creative assets available for licensing is deploying Mirantis OpenStack to provide a more flexible, scalable solution with zero vendor lock-in that will enable developers to reduce time to market while providing private cloud security and compliance. The agency is using Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing, IT automation, Big Data, and more. Long term, the company envisions running 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Global 500 Computer Services Company

A Global 500 computer services company with $100 billion in annual revenue is using Mirantis OpenStack for IT self service and cloud-enabling existing applications. Previously, the company used VMware and custom infrastructure developed in-house, and wanted a more flexible, scalable solution so developers could push products faster to market. After downloading Mirantis OpenStack, the company used Fuel to easily deploy a functional OpenStack environment in about an hour. Long term, the company envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Global 500 Services Company for the Oil and Gas Industry

A Global 500 professional services company for the oil and gas industry with more than $40 billion in annual revenue has deployed Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing as well as to provide an internal cloud for running 3D oilfield surveying and interpretation applications. Previously, the company used VMware. With Fuel, the company quickly deployed its beta and pilot clouds with Mirantis OpenStack, and had its first production cloud running after only 1-3 months of working with Mirantis. Long term, the company envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Medium Enterprise Network Security Company

A leading provider of network security products, utilized by 70% of service provider networks and 90% of tier one operators worldwide, has deployed Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA, and testing, web services and applications, IT automation, and more. The company was able to roll out Mirantis OpenStack in production in less than a month of working with Mirantis. Long-term, the company envisions running 20-100 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Top Technology and Research University

A top technology and research university in Atlanta has deployed Mirantis OpenStack to provide educational hack/slash environments for its college of computing. After trying other open source cloud solutions and developing custom infrastructure in-house, the college’s IT services team downloaded Mirantis OpenStack and quickly completed a VLAN isolated installation in just a few hours. Its first production cloud with Mirantis OpenStack was up and running in less than a month. Long term, the college of computing envisions deploying 101-500 nodes with Mirantis OpenStack.


Japanese Online Media Company

The Japanese division of a $42 billion multinational company that specializes in Internet search, communications, and digital media has deployed Mirantis OpenStack for application development, QA and testing, hosting web services and applications, and IT automation. Previously, the company used a customer infrastructure developed in-house, but chose Mirantis OpenStack to provide a more flexible, scalable solution with zero vendor lock-in that would enable developers to reduce time to market. Long term, the company envisions running more than 500 nodes in Japan with Mirantis OpenStack.


Motorcycle Parts E-tailer

A UK-based e-commerce company that wholesales and retails more than 100,000 replacement parts for European and Japanese motorcycles is using Mirantis OpenStack for software development, QA and testing, storage and backup, NFV, and more. Previously, the e-tailer used VMware, public clouds, and a custom infrastructure built in-house, and chose Mirantis OpenStack to provide a more flexible, scalable solution with zero lock-in that could help developers reduce time to market.

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