OpenNebula announced that it’s bringing cloud and edge infrastructure orchestration to Vapor IO’s Kinetic Edge™ platform, the world’s fastest-growing colocation and interconnection system at the edge of the wireless network. OpenNebula’s contribution to the Kinetic Edge will center on bringing a simple and flexible framework for deploying and managing an edge cloud, where cloud resources can be orchestrated. OpenNebula’s support for multiple hypervisor technologies, including lightweight LXD containers, along with its native integration with bare metal resource providers, fits perfectly within the puzzle of making optimal use of edge resources for private cloud infrastructures.
“OpenNebula offers a powerful open source platform for bringing the power of private cloud to the Kinetic Edge”
“The need for cloud-like capabilities is moving quickly to the edge, and OpenNebula is in perfect alignment, as it extends its native cloud management capabilities to easily incorporate edge resources, allowing companies to develop and extend their private clouds deployments on the edge”, says OpenNebula VP of Engineering, Constantino Vazquez.
OpenNebula has also joined Vapor IO’s Kinetic Edge Alliance (KEA) as a technology partner. The KEA is an industry alliance of leading software, hardware, networking and integration companies committed to driving the broad adoption of compute, storage, access and interconnection at the edge of the cellular network, simplifying edge computing for the masses. The KEA is helping to put all of the pieces together to formulate dynamic solutions to bring compute resources closer to the users and to reduce latency, without magnifying the complexity or the cost.
“OpenNebula offers a powerful open source platform for bringing the power of private cloud to the Kinetic Edge,” said Matt Trifiro, CMO of Vapor IO. “Edge environments are particularly challenging for cloud orchestration, as they often span dozens or even hundreds of locations. OpenNebula is one of the few companies with a proven solution for building distributed clouds from core to edge.”
OpenNebula’s recent exercise to launch a video gaming distributed cloud across 17 global locations, has proven fundamental in demonstrating the comprehensive capabilities and resulting ease which OpenNebula provides in addressing the growing demands of edge computing.
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This work has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement ONEedge 880412 🇪🇺