OpenStack block storage built for the most demanding environments

Discover what’s possible with your OpenStack cloud when Cinder block storage works for you, not against you. SolidFire believes storage should never be a barrier to cloud computing. That’s why our all-flash, scale-out system is the best block storage for OpenStack and is built to enable the demands of production-ready cloud environments.

Deploy orchestrated, shared infrastructure done right

Seize the advantages of the leading block storage choice for OpenStack

Deliver a linearly scalable development platform that ensures a predictable application experience to each developer

Guarantee performance to the most demanding OpenStack workloads

When it comes to deploying OpenStack, one size doesn’t fit all. You need to choose the right tool for the job. SolidFire has strong partnerships with leading OpenStack distribution providers, including Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform, Mirantis, Platform9, and Cisco Metapod, accelerating your process of deploying and managing an OpenStack cloud. Deployment tools, such as Puppet modules, the Mirantis Fuel plug-in, or Platform9 Cinder integration, further streamline and accelerate the delivery of your OpenStack cloud.


Scale and automate your cloud nondisruptively as you grow

SolidFire was there at the beginning when Cinder became a separate project from Nova, and our first Cinder driver released with OpenStack Folsom in 2012. That’s six generations of drivers and continued integration, exposing the depth and breadth of SolidFire features to OpenStack via our APIs. We remain a committed corporate sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation and regularly submit code into the Cinder project.

Infrastructure as a Service

Quickly provision hundreds to thousands of virtual machines or containers, reducing IT management time

Platform as a Service

Software as a Service


Iterate and evolve applications, and test them in an environment that mimics production to reduce risks, time, and cost

Cloud Databases/Database as a Service

  • Clone full environment with no impact to storage capacity
  • Guarantee performance through full Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Speed deployment with Glance image caching, and boot from volume capabilities
  • Live migrate instances between OpenStack compute servers completely nondisruptively
  • Easily triage issues through 1:1 ID mapping between Cinder Vol-ID and SolidFire volume name
  • Automate configuration of SolidFire’s Cinder driver through available Puppet module

Go from zero to OpenStack cloud in under 90 minutes

SolidFire’s Agile Infrastructure converged infrastructure reference architecture for OpenStack enables you to quickly and efficiently deploy an OpenStack cloud. No matter your use case, Agile Infrastructure delivers the performance of dedicated storage and the economy of shared infrastructure.

SolidFire has industry-leading Cinder integrations

Committed to OpenStack Cinder

Quickly configure SolidFire block storage in OpenStack

SolidFire’s Cinder driver is elegant and straightforward, allowing customers to configure OpenStack for SolidFire in minutes, without the need for additional configuration libraries or add-ons. The maturity of the driver reveals itself in its easy setup for users and the completeness of the feature set once setup is complete:

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