Driving the Next Generation of Telco Architecture

"Building the combination of cool new carrier requirements with rock hard, enterprise grade capabilities of the VMware stack: VMware Integrated OpenStack", Pat Gelsinger, VMware's CEO at VMworld Europe

VMware Integrated OpenStack 5.0 Data Sheet

Learn more about the new capabilities delivered with VMware Integrated OpenStack

Use Cases

Enterprise IaaS Platform/ Developer Cloud

Increase developer productivity by providing self-service and programmable provisioning of infrastructure resources through standard OpenStack APIs. With VMware Integrated OpenStack developers get the best of both words - public cloud-like user experience with the APIs they want on the most proven infrastructure.

Advanced Network Virtualization with VMware NSX

Deploy VMware Integrated OpenStack with VMware NSX for advanced security and network virtualization capabilities such as firewalling and micro-segmentation for your business-critical workloads.

From the Data Center to the Edge

Leverage edge computing for real time data collection and analysis. By building micro data centers in remote locations based on VMware Integrated OpenStack and a custom application, organizations can get real time insights and act upon them, reducing the amount of data that needs to be transmitted to the centralized data center.

NFV Cloud for CSP

Build Network Virtualization Functions(NFV) based on OpenStack with VMware Integrated OpenStack. VMware Integrated OpenStack is the ideal platform for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) looking to build an NFV cloud with specific capabilities and key functionality required for NFV customers. To learn more click here.


VMware Integrated OpenStack extends the power of your VMware infrastructure in the cloud.

Amadeus IT Group

"Travel technology solutions provider Amadeus goes software-defined for more reliability"

HedgeServ Boosts Productivity and Innovation

HedgeServ Boosts Productivity and Innovation

HedgeServ deployed VMware Integrated OpenStack to easily add capacity and performance to keep pace with its growth. The solution delivered a scalable, on-premises cloud that made developers more productive and allowed for continuous delivery.


Queens-based OpenStack Distribution

Take advantage of the latest upstream functionality using the most recent OpenStack release.

Streamlined OpenStack Deployment

Deploy a standard OpenStack cloud in 20 minutes on top of VMware SDDC. VMware Integrated OpenStack is easily deployed with an OVA file using the VMware vSphere Web Client. Perform patching and upgrades with minimal disruption.

Best-of-Breed Infrastructure

Leverage VMware SDCC to take advantage of advanced enterprise and production-ready features and capabilities delivered by VMware vSphere, VMware NSX and VMware vSAN. Experience benefits such as improved security, high availability, simplified maintenance and disaster recovery.

Integrated Operations and Management

Out-of-the-box VMware Aria Operations, VMware Aria Operations for Logs and VMware Aria Automation integrations for streamlined operations such as health checks, troubleshooting and capacity management, as well as governance and control with user management, role-based access control (RBAC), quotas and more.

VMware Integrated OpenStack “in a box”

Build small footprint, highly resilient micro data centers based on VMware Integrated OpenStack and your application and send it to remote locations for real time data collection and analysis. Customers will have full control over these micro data centers and apps via automated, API driven orchestration and lifecycle management. Gain competitive advantage by leveraging vGPU capabilities in the edge to tackle use cases such as utilities, oil and gas drilling platform, point of sale, security cameras, manufacturing plants and Telco oriented use cases.

Advanced NFV Capabilities

Advanced features and capabilities targeted at communications service providers looking to build an NFV cloud based on Integrated OpenStack Carrier Edition.

Integrated Container Orchestration and Management Support

Run containerized applications in production on top of OpenStack with multi-tenancy and persistent volumes.

Tech Specs

NSX-V Components

Additional CPU, RAM and disk space is required for NSX-V components if they are deployed with Integrated OpenStack. 

  • VMs: 4
  • CPUs: 16
  • RAM: 24 GB
  • Disk space: 120 GB

(Note: Does not include optional Edge requirements.)


For NSX-V deployments:

  • vSphere VC 6.0 Enterprise Plus or higher
  • ESXi host Version 5.5 Update 2 and higher

For NSX-T deployments:

  • vSphere VC 6.5 U1 and higher
  • ESXi host Version 6.5 U1 and higher

Deployment Modes

VMware Integrated OpenStack offers three deployment modes. High Availability (HA), Compact Mode and VIO-in-a-Box. Please refer to the  VMware Integrated OpenStack Installation Guide for sizing specifics for each deployment option.

How To Buy

VMware Integrated OpenStack is available standalone. Licensing is on a per-CPU basis, with discounts for VMware Aria Suite customers.

Questions? Contact a Aria sales expert (877) 524-2555 or contact sales. Use the Partner Locator to find a reseller near you.



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