Supermicro® Total Solution for Canonical OpenStack


Canonical OpenStack provides the easiest way to design, deploy, manage, scale and upgrade OpenStack clouds.

Supermicro and Canonical have partnered to deliver OpenStack on Ubuntu, the most popular platform for OpenStack deployments. Canonical is committed to OpenStack by producing high quality releases of OpenStack on a cadence with OpenStack Foundation releases, and Enterprises.

Supermicro Canonical OpenStack Certified Platforms

Join with more than 70% of production OpenStack clouds by building yours with Supermicro and Canonical. 


  • Validated reference architectures
  • Certified components
  • Scale out – One rack to many racks
  • Greenest Servers for the Cloud – Save hundreds of dollars per server
  • Lowest Cost - Best Performance / Watt / $ / ft2
  • Start as a pro by leveraging expertize support and services

Enterprise support for OpenStack is provided by Canonical in partnership with Supermicro where customers gain access to a global pool of knowledge & expertise.  The partnership offers:

  • Discovery and design service – Together, we design your cloud to the required size and specifications —on your site, in your datacenter or hosted with one of our partners.
  • Bootstack service - Our experts take full responsibility for the deployment, management, monitoring and 24/7 availability of your new cloud
  • Transfer Control - As and when you decide to take control of your cloud back in house, we will train your team on its operations to ensure a smooth handover.


 Small Cluster using 10Gb SFP+
Cores 168 Cores
Memory 3072 GB
Raw storage 144 TB
Power Foot Print 5562.1 VA/5450.6 WA
Height 18U
Component Used
ToR Switch 2 SSE-X3348S
PXE & IPMI Switch 1 SSE-G48-TG4
MAAS & Tooling Node 3 SYS-5018R-ISCAFS0-0
Cloud Node 9 SYS-6028U-ISCACS0-0
Supermicro Rack Integration Service*
Supermicro Onsite Support

 *Racking & Cabling (with 3rd party switches); Racking & Cabling Engineering Drawing; Supermicro will not be responsible for 3rd party switch configuration


Additional Services that can be purchased


Additional Services
Supermicro Onsite Integration Service*
Ubuntu Advantage Server - Essential / Standard / Advanced Server (Min. Purchase 5)
Ubuntu Advantage OpenStack Cloud Region - Small
Ubuntu Advantage Professional Service - Per Week
Ubuntu Bootstack Program Daily
Ubuntu BootStack Professional Services - Per Week
Ubuntu Advantage Travel & Expenses - Per Week
Ubuntu BootStack CEPH / Swift Storage Add-on (Per GB per Month actual stored data)


Network Component Details & Certified Nodes for Canonical OpenStack

The Supermicro Canonical OpenStack cloud supports various configurations beyond the tested & validated reference architecture.  Canonical guarantees that when deployed on any certified Supermicro platform that Canonical OpenStack will "just work".  Customers have options depending on their level of expertise with OpenStack.  BootStack is a turnkey, fully managed OpenStack operation for those just getting up to speed with OpenStack.  For experienced OpenStack customers, we offer training services on how to use Canonical tooling to build, manage, scale & upgrade the OpenStack cloud you support independent of Canonical & Supermicro.


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