This reference architecture characterizes the Dell EMC Red Hat Cloud Solution powered by Red Hat OpenStack Platform. This cloud solution is capable of private and hybrid cloud deployments and integrates Dell server, storage, and networking infrastructure with the Red Hat OpenStack platform. This jointly engineered architecture provides fully validated and recommended configurations for all system hardware, software and networking designs including:

  • OpenStack controller and compute nodes with Dell EMC PowerEdge R430/R630/R730 servers.
  • OpenStack storage configurations with Dell EMC PowerEdge R730XD servers and Red Hat Ceph Object and Block storage and optional deployment of Dell EMC PS and SC series storage platforms.
  • 10 GbE networking configurations leveraging Dell EMC Networking S3048/4048 switching.

Dell EMC and Red Hat cloud offerings are specifically designed to accelerate business innovation and agility with open, flexible, and secure OpenStack cloud solutions.