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Mirantis Delivers Mirantis OpenStack Integration With Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Two Companies Collaborate to Provide Enterprise-Grade Solution for Private Clouds Powered by Mirantis OpenStack Distribution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/14 -- Mirantis, a pure-play OpenStack vendor and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that Oracle Linux and Oracle VM have been integrated into the Mirantis OpenStack distribution, offering joint customers a supported, enterprise-grade OpenStack distribution optimized for running enterprise workloads. The integration is a collaborative effort of Mirantis and Oracle to adopt innovations from the community and offer more choice to customers.

With this announcement, the Mirantis OpenStack software subscription will now offer deployment and management capabilities with enterprise-grade support for running OpenStack clouds on Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, for a variety of applications relevant to Oracle customers.

"We are happy to collaborate with Mirantis on this effort," said Oracle Chief Corporate Architect, Edward Screven. "While Oracle ships its own OpenStack distribution with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, we also want to offer customers choice. We are providing the same high quality Linux support to every customer, no matter which OpenStack distribution they choose."

"We're pleased to team with Oracle on this OpenStack integration. It provides choice in an open, private cloud solution, optimized for enterprise workloads to mutual customers worldwide," said Adrian Ionel, CEO of Mirantis. "It's also a win for the OpenStack community as we continue to show more momentum with OpenStack in enterprise deployments."

As part of this collaboration, Mirantis will offer enterprise customers a commercial bundle that will include subscription to Mirantis OpenStack with support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Mirantis and Oracle will integrate support operations to provide a consistent service level agreement and a virtually seamless support escalation path for customers.

About Mirantis
Mirantis is the number one 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 five 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 AT&T, Cisco WebEx, Comcast, Symantec, Ericsson, Expedia, Samsung, NASA, NTT Docomo, Workday, PayPal and Red Hat. Mirantis is venture-backed by Intel, Red Hat, SAP Ventures, Ericsson and WestSummit Capital. For more information, visit www.mirantis.com or follow us on Twitter at @mirantisit.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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