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Mirantis Announces Latest Mirantis Cloud Platform at KubeCon Bringing Kubernetes on Premises

December 10, 2018

By Boris Renski

The release includes a large number of enhancements and new features for running K8S with enterprise on-premise infrastructure

SUNNYVALE, CA – December 10, 2018 –Mirantisannounced today fromKubeCon North Americathe release of Mirantis Cloud Platform (MCP). The new release offers a number of enhancements and new features including the ability to deploy Kubernetes on premises, as well as much improved and more rigorous quality assurance in all areas of the product.

This latest version of MCP follows on the heels of the recentlyannouncedMCP Edge, which offers operators a complete software solution designed for edge cloud use cases. Highlights of the latest MCP release includes OpenStack Queens, Kubernetes 1.11 and OpenContrail 4.0. It also includes upgrades and updates to the DriveTrain component upgrade pipeline, granular OpenStack Ocata to Pike Upgrade pipeline, Kubernetes Upgrade Pipeline, as well as security improvements in all areas and improved documentation experience.

“With Kubernetes becoming the de-facto infrastructure API and standard for building new applications, the need for virtual machines is devolving into a security layer for containers,”said Adrian Ionel, Mirantis co-founder and CEO.“Longer term, we believe customers will run Kubernetes on bare metal and we are looking to enable this with subsequent MCP releases.”

Over the course of the last 3 years, the world’s top brands have been partnering with Mirantis to build and support their K8S infrastructure, including Volkswagen, Reliance Jio and AT&T.

If you are interested in receiving alive demoof the latest MCP or MCP Edge, stop by the Mirantis booth P5 at KubeCon.

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Mirantis helps organizations ship code faster on public and private clouds, increasing developer productivity by removing the stress of managing infrastructure. The company combines automation and cloud native expertise to provide a ZeroOps approach to managing and operating Kubernetes and cloud environments. Mirantis delivers a public cloud experience on any infrastructure, from the data center to the edge, with one cohesive cloud experience for complete app and DevOps portability, a single pane of glass, and automated full-stack lifecycle management, all based on open source.

Mirantis serves many of the world’s leading enterprises, including Adobe, DocuSign, Inmarsat, PayPal, Reliance Jio, Societe Generale, Splunk, and S&P Global.