Pivotal and Mirantis Collaborate to Integrate Cloud Foundry with OpenStack

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 12, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Pivotal Software and Mirantis join forces to bring Pivotal Cloud Foundry on Mirantis OpenStack. The collaboration is aimed at enabling businesses to speed up their software development and achieve faster time to market. Through this deal, Mirantis is now a reseller of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

As a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Pivotal Cloud Foundry empowers developers with a ready-to-use cloud computing environment and application services hosted on virtualized servers in public and private infrastructure. It supports continuous delivery through zero downtime deploys, continuous integration as a service. It comprises of orchestration and automation tools for microservice architectures plus support for containers for swift app deployments.

With Pivotal Cloud Foundry and OpenStack together, customers can get the best of both worlds, the efficiency of Cloud Foundry and the open architecture of OpenStack.  Installing Pivotal Cloud Foundry onto Mirantis OpenStack is made easy through the availability of joint deployment guide. In future, a complete Pivotal Cloud Foundry installation can be expected to be added to the OpenStack Murano application catalog that would result in deployment of complete foundation of Pivotal Cloud Foundry on OpenStack at the click of a button.

“Our joint customers are seeking open, bleeding-edge technologies to accelerate their software development and bring new products to market faster,” said James Watters, vice president and general manager of the Cloud Platform Group at Pivotal. “Now, with Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Mirantis OpenStack, enterprises across various industries can rapidly deliver cloud-native, scalable applications to their customers with minimal risk and maximum ROI.”