Mirantis Publishes VMware Reference Architecture

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 18, 2014) – Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today released a reference architecture for VMware vCenter™ Server™ and VMware NSX™, making it easy for enterprises to take advantage of OpenStack in VMware environments.

The reference architecture, now publicly available for download, outlines how Mirantis OpenStack, the leading OpenStack distribution, interoperates with VMware vCenter Server and VMware NSX. Mirantis customers can deploy and control workloads that run on VMware vSphere in their VMware vCenter Server clusters within Mirantis OpenStack. VMware resources are transparent among the compute resources in the OpenStack Horizon console, creating a powerful and streamlined data center solution.

“Mirantis OpenStack is the most robust OpenStack distribution on the market, and is used by some of the top brands in the world, including Symantec, Ericsson, and Expedia,” said Boris Renski, Mirantis CMO. “Implementing OpenStack on VMware infrastructure gives customers the agility and scalability of OpenStack, combined with VMware’s best of breed components across compute, networking, management and storage.”

“Many enterprises are evolving their infrastructure towards a cloud model supported by a software-defined data center approach, and VMware is committed to enabling choice as part of this journey,” said Dan Wendlandt, director of product management at VMware. “Collaboration with Mirantis on this reference architecture will provide our mutual customers with greater confidence in deploying Mirantis OpenStack with enterprise-grade VMware infrastructure.”

Mirantis OpenStack subscribers are covered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with Mirantis technical support providing full support for OpenStack components, and helping customers work with their VMware technical support team regarding VMware technologies.

To download the Mirantis and VMware reference architecture, visit: https://www.mirantis.com/partners/mirantis-technology-partners/mirantis-partners-vmware/

About Mirantis
Mirantis is the pure-play OpenStack company. Mirantis delivers all the software, services, training and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, Expedia, NASA, NTT Docomo, PayPal, Symantec, Samsung, and WebEx.

Mirantis is venture-backed by Insight Venture Partners, August Capital, Ericsson, Intel Capital, Sapphire Ventures and WestSummit Capital, with headquarters in Mountain View, California. Follow us on Twitter at @mirantisit.

Learn more:
Mirantis: www.mirantis.com
Mirantis OpenStack: https://software.mirantis.com/
Mirantis OpenStack Express: https://express.mirantis.com/
Mirantis Training for OpenStack: http://training.mirantis.com/

VMware, VMware vCenter Server and VMware NSX are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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