Mirantis ties up with SUSE to offer OpenStack to enterprises



Mirantis has announced its partnership with open source company SUSE. The new deal is targeted to offer OpenStack computing experience to enterprise customers worldwide.

Under the terms of the tie-up, both the companies will collaborate to establish SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as a development platform for Mirantis OpenStack. The companies will also collaboratively support Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS to expand the coverage of OpenStack in the market. Additionally, the partnership will enable new options to optimise SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Mirantis OpenStack.

“Partnering with SUSE gives Mirantis customers access to this support as they build their private cloud,” said Boris Renski, co-founder and CMO, Mirantis, in a statement. “Thousands of enterprises worldwide across major industries count on SUSE because they offer enterprise-grade, high reliability, bet-your-business service level agreements.”

As a result of the deal, Mirantis will now provide support, patches and updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as well as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS online.

“At SUSE, we believe in openness and choice for our customers and our partners,” said Michael Miller, president of strategy, alliances and marketing, SUSE. “That’s why SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the most interoperable and robust platform for mission-critical computing and the smart choice for OpenStack private clouds. And now Mirantis customers can benefit from SUSE’s enterprise-grade Linux solutions for their private cloud.”

California-based Mirantis will deliver its native support to current versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, RHEL and CentOS. Also, SUSE priority customers will be offered with one-hour response time.


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