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Juniper Networks Contrail Cloud Platform
Open, Intelligent, and Reliable Cloud and NFV


In the age of collaborative innovation, organizations are connecting data to people, people to ideas, and ideas to business value by building customized, highly differentiated cloud services connected to intelligent networks. Contrail Cloud Platform combines the automation capabilities of Contrail Networking with Juniper’s OpenStack distribution, providing a turnkey cloud orchestration and automation platform for creating, scaling, and seamlessly joining open, intelligent, and reliable OpenStack clouds through secure networks. Combined with Juniper professional services and a rich ecosystem of technology and integration partners, Contrail Cloud can stand up private, public, hybrid, and telco clouds.

Product Description

Federated clouds are becoming the solution of choice for creating elastic infrastructures that meet dynamic business needs in an agile fashion, increasing the availability and flexibility of the services they deliver to end users. CIOs, CTOs, and cloud architects are increasingly building hybrid IT as a service as well as highly differentiated cloud services to address their unique application, compliance, and reliability needs, and federating these clouds through highly intelligent networks.

Juniper Networks Contrail Cloud Platform is a complete turnkey cloud management platform that is hardened and integrated from open source technologies including OpenStack cloud management platform, Open Contrail, Ceph distributed storage system, and Puppet server management. The Contrail Cloud Platform automates the orchestration of compute, storage, and networking resources to create and scale open, intelligent, and reliable OpenStack clouds that seamlessly merge and hybridize through highly intelligent and secure networks.

Capitalizing on the inherent innovation of multiple open source platforms, scale-out software architecture, standards-based network interoperability, and policy-based automation, Contrail Cloud Platform delivers a robust, multitenant, and elastic cloud for predictable economies of scale, with enhanced interoperability, security, performance, and resiliency. As expectations for cloud automation and continuous integration continue to evolve, Contrail Cloud Platform is part of an open cloud ecosystem that embraces key partnerships and industry initiatives. This ecosystem not only gives customers freedom of choice to select best-in-class modules for building their customized infrastructure, it also boosts the maturity and breadth of the platform itself.

As businesses evolve to a more connected future, it’s essential to co-create cloud infrastructure with an innovative technology leader who understands both enterprise and service provider industries—a leader with significant experience in both networking and IT that builds solutions based on open principles. Contrail Cloud Platform stands out by delivering cloud management and automation in a way that gives users freedom of choice, intelligent automation, and always-on reliability.