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Mirantis and UCloud in joint bid to tap massive potential of Chinese cloud market


Software and services vendor Mirantis and Chinese cloud operator UCloud have announced a joint venture to speed OpenStack adoption in China’s finance, telecom, state-owned enterprises and large internet businesses.

Intel, Ericsson bet $100m on Mirantis and OpenStack

OpenStack vendor Mirantis is raking in buy-in from investors

Pure play OpenStack vendor Mirantis has secured $100m in new funding this week in a round led by Intel Capital, with the companies also announcing deepened collaboration in the cloud arena.

Mirantis gets into the OpenStack converged infrastructure game

Mirantis is teaming up with Dell and Juniper to create converged infrastructure solutions

Mirantis unveiled plans to work with a range of vendors to deliver OpenStack-based converged infrastructure solutions for enterprises.

Google, Mirantis partner to integrate Kubernetes and OpenStack

Google is working with Mirantis to improve portability of Kubernetes-deployed apps in OpenStack

Google and OpenStack vendor Mirantis announced the two companies are teaming up to integrate Kubernetes with OpenStack in a bid to improve hybrid cloud support for Linux containers.

As Mirantis bags $100m, is more OpenStack consolidation in the offing?

Adrian Ionel, chief executive officer of Mirantis

OpenStack service provider Mirantis has secured $100m in series B investment, which the company claims is one of the largest funding rounds in the open source space yet. Adrian Ionel, Mirantis’ chief executive officer told BCN the company plans to double down on existing investments and may look to acquire smaller firms as it seeks to consolidate its position as a pure-play OpenStack provider.

Oracle and Mirantis team up on OpenStack

Oracle and Mirantis are teaming up on OpenStack

As part of the agreement Mirantis will offer enterprise customers a commercial bundle that will include a subscription to Mirantis OpenStack with support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Mirantis and Oracle will also integrate support operations.

Mirantis opens French office, taps Bull, Sun Microsystems veteran as lead

Mirantis has opened its first office in France in a bid to bolster its European business

OpenStack vendor Mirantis announced the opening of a new office in Grenoble, France in a bid to bolster the company’s presence in Europe and ramp up competition against other OpenStack incumbents in the European market.

Metacloud hires OpenStack stalwarts Scott Sanchez and Niki Acosta

Metacloud hired OpenStack stalwarts Scott Sanchez and Niki Acosta this week

OpenStack vendor Metacloud has announced the hiring of former Rackspace executives and OpenStack stalwarts Scott Sanchez and Niki Acosta, as the company looks to bolster its market position against open source rivals.

Mirantis, IBM partner on Openstack-based private cloud

Mirantis is deploying its OpenStack Express service on IBM's SoftLayer infrastructure globally

The service, which has been in beta for the past two months, claims to enable a more rapid method for standing up OpenStack-based private clouds than can be metered and consumed on a PAYG basis. It’s currently being trialled by a number of firms including Alcatel-Lucent, General Electric, Liberty Mutual, McAfee, Symantec, and Sprint among others.

Keeping OpenStack truly open

Boris Renski, OpenStack Foundation board member and co-founder of Mirantis

OpenStack vendors must avoid falling into the bad old habits of abusing platform advantage to lock-out customers from competing solutions, argues Boris Renski, co-founder of Mirantis