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Pivotal and Mirantis Forge Partnership to Deliver Cloud Foundry on OpenStack

Support for Pivotal Cloud Foundry with Mirantis OpenStack delivers a turn-key, integrated cloud platform based on open technologies

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Mountain View, CA - May 11, 2015 - Pivotal® and Mirantis today announced a partnership aimed at integrating and delivering the Cloud Foundry®-based platform-as-a-service on OpenStack®-based cloud infrastructure. Pivotal will support Pivotal Cloud Foundry®, the leading distribution of Cloud Foundry, on Mirantis OpenStack. In addition, Mirantis will now also resell Pivotal Cloud Foundry to customers. This partnership between leaders in the Cloud Foundry and OpenStack ecosystems enables enterprises to confidently invest in a cloud stack built on integrated, open and fully supported technologies.

Pivotal Cloud Foundry is a cloud native application platform that provides a consistent environment across DevOps scenarios, and enables role-based, self-service application deployment and service lifecycle management. Leveraging OpenStack infrastructure services, Pivotal Cloud Foundry transforms the data center into a self-healing, auto-scaling, application platform.

“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.”

Mirantis OpenStack is the OpenStack distribution that is easy to install and operate at scale. Earlier this year, Mirantis joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation to shepherd OpenStack integration with Cloud Foundry.

“Enterprises everywhere are adopting a new generation of tools, processes and platforms to help them compete more effectively,” said Boris Renski, Mirantis CMO and co-founder. “Mirantis and Pivotal have made Pivotal Cloud Foundry deployable on Mirantis OpenStack at the click of a button, powering continuous innovation.”

Customers can install Pivotal Cloud Foundry onto Mirantis OpenStack today using the companies’ joint deployment guide. The companies intend to extend their partnership in the future by adding a full Pivotal Cloud Foundry installation to the OpenStack Murano application catalog. This will allow IT organizations to deploy a complete foundation of Pivotal Cloud Foundry on OpenStack at the click of a button, install stateful services and expose them to running instances of Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and deploy other applications from the Murano application catalog directly onto running instances of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

To learn more about Pivotal Cloud Foundry on Mirantis OpenStack, visit: https://www.mirantis.com/partners/mirantis-unlocked-partners-pivotal.

About Mirantis

Mirantis is the pure-play OpenStack company. Mirantis delivers all the software, services, training and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, Expedia, Workday, NASA, Samsung and Symantec.

Mirantis is venture-backed by Insight Venture Partners, August Capital, Ericsson, Intel Capital, Sapphire Ventures and WestSummit Capital, with headquarters in Mountain View, California. Follow us on Twitter at @mirantisit.

About Pivotal

Pivotal’s Cloud Native platform drives software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands. With millions of developers in communities around the world, Pivotal technology touches billions of users every day. After shaping the software development culture of Silicon Valley's most valuable companies for over a decade, today Pivotal leads a global technology movement transforming how the world builds software.

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Kelly Indrieri
Media Relations
kindrieri@pivotal.io

Sarah Bennett
PR Manager, Mirantis
sbennett@mirantis.com



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