20 Most Promising OpenStack Solution Providers - 2015

OpenStack is increasingly gaining industry attention today, supported by a community of individuals and enterprises to create a standard platform and build open, massively scalable clouds. OpenStack is representing the best of what cloud technology offers. Essentially, OpenStack software is controlling large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, managed through a dashboard or via the OpenStack API. OpenStack is further working with popular enterprise and open source technologies making it ideal for heterogeneous infrastructure.

As more and more enterprises are relying on OpenStack to run their businesses every day, developers and technologists from around the world are collaborating on OpenStack to create more efficient workflows and increase operational efficiency. Being an obvious candidate for building hybrid clouds, OpenStack has the stamp of approval from major cloud vendors, including Red Hat, HP and Rackspace. This strong ecosystem allows users who seek commercial support to choose from a multitude of OpenStack-powered products and services from different vendors.

In the past few months, we have analyzed hundreds of enterprises who primarily serve the OpenStack arena and shortlisted the ones that are at the fore-front of tackling challenges in the arena. To help organizations find the bestof-breed OpenStack solutions that suits their business needs, in this issue of CIOReview, we present the 20 Most Promising OpenStack Solution Providers, featuring the best vendors offering technologies and services that aid the customers in leveraging OpenStack solutions.

    Top OpenStack Companies

  • 1

    Cloudwatt is a public cloud offering an Infrastructure as a service based on Openstack. We also deliver packaged services such as Big Data and DevKits

  • 2

    CPLANE NETWORKS extends OpenStack Networks to multiple data centers and public clouds like Amazon Web Services

  • 3

    Offering Platform as a Service (PaaS) and consultancy services within areas of cloud automation and operation

  • 4

    Next-gen software appliance for Cloud Application Management delivering App provisioning, elastic scaling, backups, logging & monitoring utilizing any underlying infrastructure (OpenStack, VMware, Bare-Metal) or Cloud

  • 5

    NephoScale offers a turnkey on-premise cloud software suite called NephOS, and offers on its public cloud pay-by-the-hour virtual servers, bare metal on-demand dedicated servers, and highly scalable object-based storage

  • 6

    The company provides scalable and highly programmable SDN solutions with the security and availability required by business-critical environments

  • 7

    PLUMgrid's Open Networking Suite (ONS) helps enterprises and service providers to operationalize and secure their OpenStack clouds' virtual networks and SDN deployments at unprecedented scale

  • 8

    Provider of an Enterprise File Share and Sync Data Fabric that works with existing private and cloud data stores and which is optimized for OpenStack Swift

  • 9

    Business Assurance Platform providing Data Protection and Integrity through point-in-time Backup, Disaster Recovery, Test/Dev and Migration for Enterprises and Service Providers deploying and managing OpenStack

  • 10

    Ultimum Technologies is a provider of Ultimum Cloud Platform which provides a complete IaaS solution. The platform is based on stable and tested OpenStack version and includes enhancements as complex monitoring, reporting, billing and customizable graphical user interface

  • 11

    UnitedStack is the first Cloud Computing Service Provider based on OpenStack in China market, offers highly reliable OpenStack-based platform UOS providing the same area nodes of public cloud and managed private cloud. It always devotes itself to building united stacks around the world

  • 12



    Akanda contributes open source network orchestration solution built by OpenStack operators for OpenStack clouds.

  • 13



    AMAX provides a comprehensive cloud environment with streamlined usability and massive scalability, based on the latest innovations for OpenStack

  • 14

    Bright Computing

    Bright Computing

    Bright Computing provides comprehensive software solutions for provisioning and managing OpenStack private clouds

  • 15



    ProphetStor Data Services, provides federated storage solutions trhough ProphetStor Federator SDS that integrates seamlessly with OpenStack

  • 16



    Siaras has developed cloudScape, a carrier-class hybrid cloud management platform for cloud operators enabling them to offer seamless, open hybrid cloud services to their enterprise customers

  • 17



    SolidFire combines OpenStack block storage deployments with all-flash performance and Quality of Service controls necessary to guarantee performance to the most demanding workloads

  • 18



    StratoGen is a leading Cloud Hosting provider offering Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud solutions on Openstack

  • 19



    Stratoscale converges compute, storage and networking into resource pools available across the rack or data center, making it compatible with OpenStack

  • 20



    Tesora is the top contributor to the OpenStack Trove project where database as a service is given