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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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Docker raises $95 million D-round, grows horn
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now - April 16, 2015

Docker, Inc. has announced that it has closed a whopping $95 million series D investment round. The containers giant says it doesn't need the money, but wanted to capitalize on its current momentum. The investment is said to add Docker to the list of tech "unicorns".

When the (OpenStack) consolidation comes…
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now - April 13, 2015

“Building an open-source company requires operational excellence and staying power, not just genius hackers with a vision of taking down VMware," Mirantis co-founder and chairman Alex Freedland told Techcrunch this week. As much as we'd like for open source to be about passion and changing the world, the reality is that virtually all of the thousands of people who are contributing to OpenStack are getting a paycheck, and that money has to come from somewhere.

Mirantis, Pacnet, and OpenDaylight
Ilya Stechkin, OpenStack:Now - April 13, 2015

Mirantis engineers will be joined by Pacnet to discuss SDN controllers at the upcoming OpenDaylight Summit on July 29, focusing on implementing OpenDaylight at large carriers and service providers.

HP does public cloud – no they don’t – yes they do
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now - April 12, 2015

HP cloud chief, Bill Hilf inadvertently caused a stir this week when he told the New York Times that "it makes no sense for us to go head-to-head" with the big public cloud providers. As it happens, despite the dogpile of articles jumping on the quote, that was not, in fact, the case.

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Piston expands beyond OpenStack
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now - April 12, 2015

Piston Computing expanded their offerings this week, announcing that Piston CloudOS 4.0 would deploy not just OpenStack, but also other open source projects such as Hadoop and Kubernetes.

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OpenStack Murano application catalog: Heat-based applications in the cloud
Serg Melikyan, Georgy Okrokvertskhov, Mirantis Blog - April 12, 2015

The Murano project keeps moving forward and is now an official OpenStack project. The project team has successfully extended Murano to support deployment of applications defined with Heat templates.


OpenStack Marketplace

OpenStack Kilo Release Candidates Available
By: Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now

As release candidates for OpenStack Kilo become available, we'll keep track of them here.

Interview with Patrick Reilly, CEO of Kismatic
By: Jodi Smith, OpenStack: Now

“There are a lot of things in flight, and I look at OpenStack as an insurance policy against that," says Patrick Reilly, CEO of Kismatic.

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Technology News

Kismatic is readying an OpenStack-optimized Kubernetes distribution
Jodi Smith, OpenStack: Now

Kismatic is about to release a commercial distribution of Kubernetes, Google’s open source system for managing containerized applications across multiple hosts.

Mirantis joins Cloud Foundry Foundation — but not for the reason you think
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now

Normally when a company joins a foundation such as the OpenStack Foundation or, as in this case, the Cloud Foundry Foundation, it's because they're about to launch their own version. Not so with Mirantis.

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Community News

Mirantis OpenStack with Juniper Contrail Networking Webinar Q&A
Kyle MacDonald, Pedro Marques, Kamesh Pemmaraju

Q&A for Mirantis OpenStack with Juniper Contrail Networking webinar.

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Parallels goes open source, wants OpenStack’s help to penetrate enterprise
Jodi Smith, OpenStack:Now

Thanks to Docker’s success evangelizing the use of containers, Parallels has decided to open source its container product suite, stop developing its proprietary hypervisor and adopt KVM, and focus its development resources on driving containers forward to both service providers and enterprises, with OpenStack’s help.



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Yes, there is value in unified leadership. But OpenStack has other more powerful forces behind it.

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