Volkswagen Group Selects Mirantis to Run Private Cloud on OpenStack

Volkswagen Group Selects Mirantis to Run Private Cloud on OpenStack Image Credit: Mirantis

Europe’s largest automaker, Volkswagen Group has chosen Mirantis OpenStack as its global standard for next generation private cloud, aiming to drive innovation across business and consumer applications. The partnership with the pure play OpenStack startup for the open source cloud platform is projected to cut IT costs through joint standardization.

It will support internal and consumer-facing applications and will connect people across Volkswagen, its dealers and suppliers. The joint project focuses on adding critical enterprise features to OpenStack to ensure that applications can be managed with high performance, enabling full control of data center infrastructure.

Jonathan Donaldcon, VP/GM, Software Defined Infrastructure Group, Intel Cloud Platform Group
OpenStack on Intel platforms is an ideal open solution for cloud-native applications and services, to create tens of thousands of clouds such as the one Volkswagen is building.

Mario Muller, Volkswagen VP IT Infrastructure
As the automotive industry shifts to the service economy, Volkswagen is poised for agile software innovation. The team at Mirantis gives us a robust, hardened distribution, deep technical expertise, a commitment to the OpenStack community, and the ability to drive cloud transformation at Volkswagen. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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