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VMware’s Latest OpenStack 3 Release Provides a Bridge for Traditional Enterprises to Embrace Digital Business Transformation

Saturday, September 10, 2016

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LAS VEGAS, NV: VMware introduces VMware Integrated OpenStack 3, the newest release of VMware’s Openstack distribution based on Openstack Mitika release. The latest offering will help the traditional businesses transform into software companies to differentiate themselves through applications and services to provide better customer experience. The businesses enterprises are embracing cloud computing to help speed application development lifecycles to realize and respond to the latest business opportunity.     

VMware has introduced new capabilities to make installing OpenStack clouds easier and cost-efficient. The customers are also allowed to use the existing VMware vSphere workloads in an API-driven Openstack cloud. They can install production OpenStack Cloud in mere weeks and depend on VMware vSphere Clustering, high availability and vMotion to maintain zero downtime in production.

VMware Integrated OpenStack 3 allows the IT operations teams to provide OpenStack APIs to development teams on top of VMware infrastructure including VMware vSphere, VMware NSX and VMware Virtual SAN without deploying any new tools or additional training.

Benefits of VMware Integrated OpenStack 3

VMware latest offering have added advantage of manageability, scalability, and end user experience. The Integrated OpenStack 3 provides improved day-to-day experience for cloud admins and IT administrators. It simplifies the configuration for Nova compute service and provides a fast and efficient solution to deploy and operate OpenStack clouds on-premises.

The latest software will also allow customers to import the existing VMware vSphere virtual machines into OpenStack. This new feature will help the developers to move their key project workloads and manage them through OpenStack APIs.

"For customers developing on OpenStack, our mission is to make VMware Integrated OpenStack the most resource efficient and cost-effective OpenStack distribution to run in production," says Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management Business Unit, VMware. "Leveraging our experience and history of contributions to OpenStack, we've focused on streamlining deployment, operations and upgrades to help IT deliver an OpenStack cloud in a predictable fashion and time frame. The faster IT deploys the cloud, the faster developers get access to OpenStack services and APIs to build new apps and services that differentiate the business." 

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