San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014
StackIQ, a leading provider of cluster management solutions for Big Infrastructure, including Big Data, Cloud, enterprise Linux applications, and HPC, today announced its participation in the large ecosystem of companies that develop hardware, devices, plug-ins, software applications or services that are certified with Red Hat OpenStack technology. Alcatel-Lucent, which is driving the move to the cloud for global telecommunications companies, chose StackIQ Cluster Manager for the deployment and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform used in Alcatel-Lucent’s CloudBand™ NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) Platform.
“OpenStack has become the fastest-growing open source cloud project in the industry, and we are pleased to join the ranks of global technology leaders collaborating to help establish Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform as the standard for private cloud in the enterprise,” said Tim McIntire, CEO and Co-Founder, StackIQ. “By combining the expertise of Red Hat in community driven innovation with our cluster management software suite, we now offer enterprise customers and technology providers like Alcatel-Lucent a solution that simplifies the deployment and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.”
StackIQ Cluster Manager is designed from the ground up for Big Infrastructure, including Big Data, Cloud, enterprise Linux applications, and HPC. These environments require powerful management software that turns loosely coupled commodity hardware and open source software into tightly coupled enterprise grade solutions.
“Automation and carrier-class reliability have been key principles that we’ve embraced to ensure that our Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) management platform, CloudBand, meets our customers’ needs. We have delivered on this promise by leveraging a combination of Alcatel-Lucent technologies and best in class partners like StackIQ,” said Dor Skuler, Vice President and General Manager, CloudBand Business Unit, Alcatel-Lucent.
“For OpenStack to succeed in the enterprise, it requires a strong ecosystem of technology partners,” said Mike Werner, Senior Director, Global Ecosystems, Red Hat. “We are pleased to collaborate with StackIQ, as part of the Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network, as we work to build the industry’s broadest OpenStack ecosystem. StackIQ Cluster Manager plays a key role in helping enterprise customers automate the deployment and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.”
StackIQ, a leading provider of software that automates the deployment and management of Big Infrastructure. Based on open source Rocks cluster-management software, StackIQ simplifies the installation and management of the hardware and software that provides the infrastructure for large-scale environments with tens, hundreds, or thousands of servers supporting Big Data, Cloud, enterprise Linux applications, and HPC. http://www.StackIQ.com
Visit us at RedHat Summit in the OpenStack Pavilion (booth 917G), San Francisco, CA, April 15-17, 2014.
StackIQ products include software developed by the Rocks Cluster Group at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, and its contributors. Rocks® is a registered trademark of The Regents of the University of California.
Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the Shadowman logo are trademarks of Red Hat, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Linux® is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries. The OpenStack mark is either a registered trademark/service mark or trademark/service mark of the OpenStack Foundation, in the United States and other countries, and is used with the OpenStack Foundation's permission. We are not affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by the OpenStack Foundation, or the OpenStack community.
For additional information, contact:
Alcatel-Lucent – Cindy Bergevin – cindy(dot)bergevin(at)alcatel-lucent(dot)com - +1-952-941-0692