Ammeon Partners to Deliver Mirantis OpenStack in EMEA
Companies open Cloud Deployment Centre to service EMEA telecommunications industry
7 December 2015 – Ammeon, a leading systems integrator for the EMEA telecommunications industry, has partnered with Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, to deliver Mirantis OpenStack across EMEA. As part of the agreement, the companies will establish a Cloud Deployment Centre for the EMEA region, co-located at Ammeon’s offices in Dublin, Ireland.
Fred Jones, CEO of Ammeon, commented, “OpenStack adoption is exploding among telecommunications companies in EMEA, and Mirantis is the undisputed technology leader. Jointly establishing an EMEA Deployment Centre strengthens Ammeon’s capabilities in DevOps and OpenStack cloud deployment and deepens Mirantis’ local presence, giving our customers exceptional technical expertise for this emerging technology.”
Alex Freedland, co-founder and CEO of Mirantis, commented, “The telecommunications industry is facing disruption at a massive scale. Companies must transform their IT in order to compete, and OpenStack offers them this opportunity. Our partnership with Ammeon will get OpenStack into their hands faster. Ammeon has a strong track record of delivering open source technology to customers such as Telefonica, Vodafone and Ericsson, so Mirantis OpenStack is a natural addition to their portfolio.”
Under this agreement, Ammeon’s large team of deployment specialists and system integration consultants will deliver Mirantis OpenStack to an expanding telecommunications customer base. The agreement builds on Ammeon’s experience in a variety of DevOps, Open Source and Cloud projects. As partners, Ammeon and Mirantis and will ensure successful delivery of customers’ IT-transformation projects.
Ammeon (www.ammeon.com) is an Irish-owned professional services company offering consultancy and open-source based solutions to accelerate service development and delivery. Ammeon currently employs over 200 people in a variety of high skilled IT roles in Dublin, Ireland; Reading, UK and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Ammeon’s client base includes tier-1 service providers in the communications space, IoT service providers, a number of the world’s leading IT equipment providers. Follow us on Twitter at @ammeon.
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Mirantis (www.mirantis.com) is the pure play OpenStack company, delivering all the software, services, training, and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than on any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Mirantis is among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, and has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world, at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, NASA, Samsung and Symantec. Mirantis is venture-backed by August Capital, Ericsson, Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Sielgler & Guff and WestSummit Capital, with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.
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