CloudMax™ Converged Cloud Infrastructure

CloudMax™ OpenStack provides a comprehensive cloud environment with streamlined usability and massive scalability, based on the latest innovations for OpenStack, the leading open-source OS for IaaS and private clouds. Our OpenStack software package gives you the control and flexibility you need in order to build a reliable IT infrastructure, with automated deployment, streamlined management features, and complete virtualization of all cloud, networking and storage components.

Customers Can Benefit From

  • Complete support for traditional and OCP hardware
  • Streamlined deployment with fine-grained customization
  • Accurate resource utilization monitoring throughout the entire cluster
  • Powerful diagnostics into cluster nodes to ensure the health of each node
  • Non-disruptive orchestrated updates of the entire cluster
  • Ability to easily add or remove servers using a centralized GUI


The CloudMax™ OpenStack software package is based on the latest release of OpenStack. It comes complete with automated deployment and centralized management of your cloud environments, from provisioning and configuration to orchestration and reporting. It delivers compute, networking, block storage, and object storage, as well as a centralized web portal for streamlined, simplified administration.

CloudMax™ V1.0 Core Features

  • Bare metal servers auto discovery, configuration and management
  • Cloud environments provisioning, configuration and scaling
  • Visual resources monitoring
  • Load balancing
  • High availability
  • Cloud nodes diagnostics
  • Qualified and tested with Ubuntu 12.04, with future support for RHEL and CentOS

OpenStack Modules

Software Support

AMAX provides comprehensive OpenStack software support to get customers up and running in no time.

Minimum Requirements

Standard x86 Configuration

Open Compute Platform

Reference Architectures

AMAX has validated and optimized both standard and Open Compute (OCP) platforms for its CloudMax™ OpenStack software package. The following are reference architectures, but for specific customer deployments, whether for proof of concept (POC) or production, AMAX also offers engineering consultation and design services to evaluate the specific project parameters and requirements to make recommendations on optimal architectures.

OCP Reference Architecture

Ref Q168070 (24 nodes)/Q168173 (29 nodes) + Q168071 + Q168072 + Q168073

Standard 19" Reference Architecture

Ref Q164895 + Q165059 + Q164896

Services & Support

In addition to providing a total OpenStack solution, AMAX knows what it takes to support customer deployments and setup, as well as how to run a private cloud infrastructure. Let our dedicated engineering team lend its core competency in cloud architecture and programming to bring up, customize and maintain your cloud computing environment.

Service Planning

  • Initial Assessment of Cloud Infrastructure Requirements
  • Delivery of Detailed Infrastructure Design Proposal
  • Data Center Consultation
  • Onsite Deployment Requirements and Environmental Recommendations
  • Power, Cooling, and Floor Layout Planning

Service Deployment

  • AMAX Hardware Platform Deployment and Setup
  • Cloud Infrastructure Provisioning and OpenStack Software Packages Setup
  • Install and Configure Customer Software Packages
  • Testing and Validation

Customer Preparation And Orientation

  • Management GUI
  • Cloud Infrastructure Provisioning
  • Bare Metal Automated Deployment of the Core OS with AMAX Driver Support Package
  • OpenStack Compute Project
  • Install and Configure Nova, Keystone, Horizon, Glance
  • OpenStack Storage Project
  • Install and Configure Object and Block Storage
  • OpenStack Network Project
  • Install and Configure Virtual Networking via Neutron
  • AMAX Hardware Platforms Training
  • Maintenance and Service Training for Administrators and Technicians

Customer Support

  • Provides CloudMax™ OpenStack Updates and Patches
  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Networking
  • Phone Help Support
  • Comprehensive Level 1/2/3 Support by AMAX OpenStack Experts

Standard Support

For every installation of CloudMax™ OpenStack, AMAX offers a standard array of services to get customers fully functional. Prompt technical support is provided by our dedicated support staff via phone, email and chat options.

Premium Support

In addition to services provided in Standard Support, this level offers an even greater degree of support including expedited response time, modifications to software, program updates, and remote access diagnostics.

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