SOURCE: Mirantis

April 12, 2016 00:01 ET

Mirantis Joins Dell Technology Partner Program, Publishes Reference Architecture

Joint Reference Architecture Enables Customers to Quickly Deploy Production-Ready OpenStack Environments

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 12, 2016) - Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today announced it has become a certified technology partner in Dell's Technology Partner Program. By certifying Mirantis OpenStack on performance-optimized Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell Networking, Mirantis enables customers to quickly deploy a scalable, rack-based OpenStack environment for developing and hosting production cloud-native applications that scale. Using this proven and tested reference architecture and deployment guide as a template, enterprises can reduce expenses in staffing and facilities and accelerate time to production.

Mirantis collaborated closely with Dell to produce a reference architecture -- a fully-validated deployment of Mirantis OpenStack on Dell PowerEdge R630and R730xd servers with Dell Networking S3048-ON and S4048-ON top-of-rack switches. The solution includes a hardware and software deployment and configuration guide to assure success in OpenStack deployments from bare metal to a production private cloud.

"In order to accelerate time to value and deliver web-scale applications rapidly, our enterprise customers want a validated and comprehensive blueprint of how to build a scalable private OpenStack cloud with the Dell server and networking components," said Kamesh Pemmaraju, Vice President of Product Marketing, Mirantis. "The combination of validated Mirantis OpenStack along with Dell's proven server and networking solutions delivers a rapidly deployable, powerful, scalable, rack-based enterprise cloud solution."

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About Dell Technology Partner Program
The Dell Technology Partner Program helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs) and Solution Providers build innovative and highly competitive solutions using Dell platforms. The program provides a global platform for engagement and access to Dell training, tools and expertise to help technology partners deliver value to their customers. More information can be found at www.dell.com/technologypartner.

About Mirantis
Mirantis is the pure play OpenStack company, delivering all the software, services, training, and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than on any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Mirantis is among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, and has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world, at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, NASA, Samsung and Symantec. Mirantis is venture-backed by August Capital, Ericsson, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Insight Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Siguler Guff & Co., and WestSummit Capital, with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Follow us on Twitter at @mirantisit.

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