OpenStack is the open source cloud operating system and emerging open cloud standard backed by more than 50 organizations and contributors across the globe. VMware vCloud Director allows enterprises and service providers to build and operate secure clouds.
With this announcement, rPath’s system automation and standardization features can be combined with OpenStack’s elasticity and vCloud Director’s requisition, approval and provisioning capabilities to provide customers with a tangible means of requesting, deploying, maintaining and dynamically scaling a complete IT system.
rPath is a founding member of the NRE Alliance, a coalition of independent vendors collaborating to deliver a solution for enterprise cloud computing by enabling capabilities for self-service, automation and elasticity. Other members of the NRE Alliance include newScale, Eucalyptus Systems and MomentumSI.