Unlocked Partners » Dell EMC

Mirantis and Dell EMC have partnered to:

  • Jointly support and facilitate integration of Dell EMC storage solutions, including VNX, XTremeIO and ScaleIO, with Mirantis OpenStack
  • Test and validate a broad range of Dell EMC data center hardware for interoperability with Mirantis OpenStack
  • Create joint reference architectures such as EMC Storage Solutions with Mirantis OpenStack, a reference architecture for Mirantis OpenStack with Dell EMC VNX, XtremIO, and ScaleIO, and Mirantis OpenStack Reference Architecture for Dell Hardware, an architecture for hosting cloud-native web workloads.
Mirantis and Dell EMC seek to help joint customers architect, provision and integrate high-performing, highly available, and cost-efficient open clouds for a broad range of application and workload types. Dell EMC's parent, Dell Technologies, is also an investor in Mirantis.

Community Fuel Plugins

Dell EMC Unity Cinder Plugin

Dell EMC Unity Flash storage delivers the ultimate in simplicity and value, enabling your organization to speed deployment, streamline management and seamlessly tier storage to the cloud. This Fuel plugin introduces a graceful way to deploy Mirantis OpenStack with support for Unity storage.

This plugin enables deployment of support for Dell EMC Unity Flash storage solutions with MOS 7.0.

Dell EMC - XtremIO Fuel Plugin

The Dell EMC XtremIO plugin for Fuel adds support for Dell EMC XtremIO arrays in Cinder using iSCSI protocol.

The Dell EMC XtremIO plugin for Fuel adds support for XtremIO arrays in Cinder using iSCSI protocol to MOS 8.0 and 9.0.

Dell EMC - ScaleIO Fuel Plugin

This plugin enables deployment and configuration of Mirantis OpenStack, along with deployment of a ScaleIO cluster as a storage backend.

This plugin enables deployment and configuration of Mirantis OpenStack, along with deployment of a ScaleIO cluster as a storage backend.

Community Integration Demos

EMC VNX FC and iSCSI direct drivers

The EMC VNX FC direct driver runs volume operations by communicating with the back-end VNX storage, using NaviSecCLI.

EMC VNX FC direct driver for MOS 6.1/Juno

EMC XtremIO FC and iSCSI drivers

The XtremIO iSCSI driver enables OpenStack clouds to access the XtremIO storage. The XtremIO Cinder driver directs the creation and deletion of volumes on the XtremIO storage and attaches or detaches volumes to/from OpenStack instances or virtual machines (VMs).

XtremIO iSCSI driver for MOS 6.1/Juno.

Validated Hardware

The following Dell EMC hardware has been validated by Mirantis against the versions of Mirantis OpenStack shown. More information on compatible Dell EMC hardware can be exposed by clicking on Model Numbers, to the left.

Model NumberMOS Version5.1.16.06.0.16.17.08.09.0
Dell C8000 C8220
Dell PowerEdge C6105
Dell PowerEdge C6220
Dell PowerEdge FC630
Dell PowerEdge M620
Dell PowerEdge R210
Dell PowerEdge R430
Dell PowerEdge R620
Dell PowerEdge R630
Dell PowerEdge R710
Dell PowerEdge R720
Dell PowerEdge R720XD
Dell PowerEdge R730
Dell PowerEdge R730XD
Dell PowerEdge R820
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