OpenStack

Open source software for creating private and public clouds

Cloud Infrastructure for Virtual Machines, Bare Metal, and Containers

Openstack controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources, all managed through APIs or a dashboard

Beyond standard infrastructure-as-a-service functionality, additional components provide orchestration, fault management and service management amongst other services to ensure high availability of user applications

– openstack.org

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Openstack Components

An OpenStack deployment contains a number of components providing APIs to access infrastructure resources. Devstack manage and provide the various services to customers

Openstack for NFVi

The OpenStack platform provides the foundation for the NFV architecture, which is essentially a fit-for-purpose cloud for deploying, orchestrating and managing virtual network functions
OpenStack enables multiple datacenter management from a single pane of glass, complete with common security, identity services, APIs, and user interfaces
The open, modular and interoperable framework of the OpenStack project offers telecoms and enterprises the ability to design the NFV system of their choosing, without unnecessary components