OpenStack is a virtualization platform with several core components: nova (virtualization), neutron (networking), glance (image storage), cinder (volume storage), keystone (authorization) and over a dozen of additional components which enable orchestration, monitoring and a lot more. Similar to other OpenStack distributions, OpenStack from Mirantis allows to deploy a working OpenStack environment which can be used for testing, development and proof-of-concept activities. Although no longer being developed, it still includes easy graphical installer and contains a lot of plugins for different network layouts.
Customer values/problems solved:
- Easy to deploy
- Lot of plugins for different networking solutions from vendors
- Dimension Data VCCAP / ETSI NFV