Boost Developer Productivity with VMware Integrated OpenStack

VMware Integrated OpenStack is a VMware-supported OpenStack distribution that makes it easy for IT to run an enterprise-grade OpenStack cloud on top of VMware virtualization technologies. Boost developer productivity by providing developers with simple, standard and vendor-neutral OpenStack API access to VMware infrastructure.


VMware Integrated OpenStack

Discover why organizations deploy their OpenStack cloud with VMware.

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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 4.0 Data Sheet

Learn more about the new capabilities delivered with VMware Integrated OpenStack

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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.

Production Ready Container Management

Run containers on top of a production ready OpenStack platform. VMware Integrated OpenStack provides a complete solution for organizations who want to run containerized applications in production, making it easier for IT with advanced security, high availability, multi-tenancy, troubleshooting and so on.

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.

NFV cloud for CSP

Build Network Virtualization Functions (NFV). 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.


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 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.

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Ocata-based OpenStack Distribution

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

Integrated Container Orchestration and Management Support

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

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 vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight and vRealize 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.

Advanced NFV Capabilities

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


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

Deployment Modes

VMware Integrated OpenStack offers two deployment modes. High Availability (HA) and Compact Mode. Please refer to the VMware Integrated OpenStack Installation Guide for sizing specifics for each deployment option.


VMware Integrated OpenStack is available standalone. Licensing is on a per-CPU basis, with discounts for vRealize Suite customers. For more information, see KB article.


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