Discover OpenNebula

The Open Source Cloud & Edge Computing Platform Bringing Real Freedom to Your Enterprise Cloud.


Why OpenNebula?

OpenNebula is a powerful, but easy-to-use, open source platform to build and manage Enterprise Clouds. OpenNebula provides unified management of IT infrastructure and applications, avoiding vendor lock-in and reducing complexity, resource consumption and operational costs.


OpenNebula vs VMware

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OpenNebula vs OpenStack

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OpenNebula Overview

Key Features

OpenNebula combines virtualization and container technologies with multi-tenancy, automatic provision and elasticity to offer on-demand applications and services.

  • It supports both containers with virtual machine workloads in a common shared environment to get the best of both worlds.
  • It integrates multiple virtualization technologies, from VMware and KVM for fully virtualized clouds to LXC and Firecracker for containerized and serverless deployments.
  • It can easily deploy hybrid and edge environments with resources from AWS and Equinix Metal.

Models for Cloud Infrastructure Deployment

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OpenNebula is certified to work on top of multiple technologies, providing complete flexibility to build your Customized Cloud. Yet, OpenNebula also provides a unique Edge Cloud configuration based on solid open source technologies, taking a hyper-converged approach with nodes that encapsulate all the necessary components for storage, compute and networking.

This Edge Cloud model is a much simpler approach, providing on-demand deployment on physical and virtual resources, with workload portability, both on-premises and on a cloud provider. Thanks to our Edge Cloud Architecture, you can enjoy a single vendor experience with a complete cloud stack fully supported and managed by OpenNebula Systems.

Get Started with OpenNebula

Looking for an easy way to implement a small-scale OpenNebula cloud for development, testing or product evaluation? Now, in just a few minutes, you can install a single-node open source cloud using miniONE or build a cloud on top of an existing VMware vCenter using vOneCloud.


Deploy a front-end on VMware or KVM


Automatically deploy an OpenNebula edge cluster on AWS


Learn the basics of cloud operations


Execute and manage containers, VMs and Kubernetes clusters

Our Users

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Success Stories

OpenNebula is used to implement different types of cloud deployments, from clouds tuned to address the demands of a niche market to clouds optimized to manage the virtualized resources in the data center.



One of the giants in global telco landscape, forging the way forward to the future with solutions for world of IoT and 5G. OpenNebula is a key piece in Telefonica’s NFV, Edge and CORD strategy.



This leading Content Delivery Network provider is using OpenNebula to create robust and dynamic “Test-Nets” to replicate their highly-complex distributed systems for testing and validation.
USER STORIES BOOKING IMAGE invests in digital technology that helps take the friction out of travel, with a focus on continuous innovation. Their development platform is fully based on OpenNebula in order to manage their virtual environments.

Case Studies

UCLouvain OpenNebula Case Study


Innovation and Excellence for a Modern University

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Open Source to Spur Agile Digital Governments

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Develop a Custom Cloud Under the Apache License
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The Qt Company

OpenNebula for C/I: Running over 4 million VMs per year

Use Cases

Browse the ever-expanding catalog of screencasts created by the OpenNebula Team to showcase interesting applications and integrations with third-party technologies and other open source projects.

Bring your Cloud to the Edge

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Are you looking for a high-performance real-time response? 

Edge Computing helps companies and providers to transfer computational power and resources closer to their end users by increasing the number of endpoints and locating them near the users or devices. Check out ONEedge, an enterprise solution with OpenNebula at its core, to bring your Private Cloud to the Edge. 

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Commercial Services


Get the best out of your OpenNebula cloud with our training courses.

Cloud Deployment

Get your OpenNebula deployments expertly designed and deployed from start to finish.


Hire consulting services to address your needs from design, deployment and overall operation.