OpenStack Reviews

Learn about OpenStack’s cloud-based storage service for small businesses. Includes info on OpenStack, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs.

Updated on June 22nd, 2020

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OpenStack is a cloud-based software platform which businesses use as virtual servers that are made available to customers. OpenStack is a combination of open-source tools (known as projects) that use pooled virtual resources to build and manage private and public clouds.

Pricing:

OpenStack does not list prices on its website, but you can get a tailored quote through the Rackspace website which is the parent company of OpenStack. The contact options are on the top right of the Rackspace homepage. To get an estimate of the pricing, you can use their quote calculator.

Openstack
Review:

Pros: Free and open source software with a wide variety of plugins.

Cons: OpenStack Marks cannot be used as part of company names, trademarks or logos.

Bottomline: Great platform to securely create and manage private and public clouds.

Key Information:

Legal Name

Rackspace US, Inc.

Founder

Richard Yoo

Founding Date

Jul 21, 2010

Address

One Fanatical Place, City of Windcrest, San Antonio, TX 78218

Number of Employees

6600

Number of Customers

140000

Email

marketing@openstack.org

Telephone

1 (512) 827-8633

Website

https://www.openstack.org/

FAQs:

What is OpenStack used for?

OpenStack is a cloud-based operating system that uses a dashboard to control large pools of storage and networking resources throughout a datacenter. It empowers users to provision resources through a web interface while the administrators have control.

How much does Openstack cost?

OpenStack does not list prices on their website, but you can request a tailored quote.

Is Openstack an IaaS or PaaS?

Openstack has more Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) capabilities although it can be considered as a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Who is Openstack for?

Openstack can be used by service providers, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions that want to build public or private clouds.

How can I become a Certified OpenStack Administrator?

You can get your certification by booking online for the 6-month course. The certification is valid for 36 months after the date on which candidates pass the course.

Does Openstack offer any training?

Yes, Openstack offers comprehensive online training.

Is there a free trial for OpenStack?

No, OpenStack does not offer a free trial.

What are some OpenStack alternatives?