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OpenNebula Enhanced Platform Awareness - White Paper Card<br />

Migrating from VMware to OpenNebula

June 28, 2024

Explore our white paper tailored for organizations seeking to migrate from VMware to a KVM-based OpenNebula-managed cloud. Discover how OpenNebula offers unparalleled flexibility and technology independence, freeing you from vendor lock-in.

OpenNebula Enhanced Platform Awareness - White Paper Card<br />

OpenNebula Enhanced Platform Awareness

November 25, 2022

This white paper presents the current capabilities of OpenNebula to address the requirements for NFV deployments. Network functions, like wireless nodes, Broadband Network Gateways (BNG), routers, firewalls, etc., have traditionally been delivered in dedicated hardware appliances.

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Enterprise Kubernetes Made Simple

June 28, 2024

This white paper goes into detail about the solution OpenNebula provides for the deployment of Kubernetes clusters through the OneKE virtual appliance available from the OpenNebula Public Marketplace. 


True Hybrid & Multi Cloud

July 6, 2021

This white paper describes the principles at the base of our true hybrid and multi-cloud architecture and lays the groundwork for how, with OpenNebula, you can exploit the many benefits of a multi-cloud model.


Edge Computing

April 15, 2021

This white paper described the principles that the ONEedge project is following and the main architectural elements of the solution that OpenNebula’s new edge computing platform provides.


Edge Cloud Architecture

May 7, 2021

This white paper presents a powerful distributed Edge Cloud Architecture for OpenNebula that implements enterprise-grade cloud features for performance, availability, and scalability with a very simple design that avoids vendor lock-in and reduces complexity, resource consumption, and operational costs.


VMware Cloud Reference Architecture

April 30, 2021

The OpenNebula VMware Cloud Reference Architecture White Paper is a blueprint to guide IT architects, consultants, administrators, and field practitioners in the design and deployment of public and private clouds based on OpenNebula on top of VMware vCenter.


Open Cloud Reference Architecture

April 28, 2021

The OpenNebula Cloud Reference Architecture is a blueprint to guide IT architects, consultants, administrators and field practitioners in the design and deployment of public and private clouds fully based on open-source platforms and technologies.


Cloud Provisioning Models & User Roles

March 24, 2021

This White Paper is meant for cloud architects, builders and administrators, to help them understand the OpenNebula models for managing and provisioning virtual resources, and the default user roles.

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