Canonical and Mirantis Team Up on Enterprise OpenStack Support


Mirantis and Canonical today announced a joint collaboration to offer private cloud solutions based on Mirantis OpenStack and Ubuntu. The two companies plan to invest in continuously testing compatibility between Mirantis OpenStack and Ubuntu to ensure that the Mirantis OpenStack distribution works seamlessly with Ubuntu.  The companies will also collaborate to offer an OpenStack solution that is fully supported. 

The upshot of today’s news is that this collaboration will allow the two partners to compete much more directly with Red Hat, which has its own OpenStack distribution and an array of support, training and compatibility offerings surrounding it.


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