The Do-It-Yourself OpenStack cloud platform is accompanied by an assessment phase to capture business and technical requirements of an organization, development of company-specific OpenStack reference architectures (hardware architecture and logical deployment architecture of OpenStack components), developer training, and short-term deployment support.
It is available in three options with DIY Lite starting at $3000, DIY Basic at $5000 and DIY Pro at $15000 providing companies the flexibility to select the package that provides the level of assistance they require from couple of hours support to a dedicated expert onsite. Refer to Mirantis website for detailed comparsion of the DIY packages.
The service takes care of incorporation of latest features from OpenStack Upstream codebase validated and tested by Mirantis along with provision of expertise on optimized Puppet or Chef based OpenStack Deployment where the companies does not have relevant skills and wants to move to cloud platform.
Mirantis is board member of OpenStack foundation and claims to have completed over 30 successful major OpenStack implementations with reputed companies like Dell, Internap, Cisco and NASA the originator of OpenStack itself. OpenStack has gathered considerable momentum this year in particular pushing Apache CloudStack into a corner successfully and more or less setting the standard as defacto cloud platform.
“During the past two years, Mirantis delivered more than 30 OpenStack deployment and integration projects for some of the most well-known early adopters of the OpenStack platform, such as NASA, Internap, WebEx, Gap, and PayPal,” noted Adrian Ionel, CEO, Mirantis. “With DIY Assist for OpenStack, we are sharing our accumulated expertise with a broad group of early adopters in a manner that will help them create advanced OpenStack capabilities within their companies and fast-track their OpenStack deployments.”