OpenStack Cisco Plugins/Drivers and Community Projects

The following table captures the various Cisco infrastructure based products that have integration with OpenStack.

Cisco product integrations with OpenStack

Purpose Using Cisco Product OpenStack Service Integration Kilo Code Availability Liberty Code Availability
Network Layer 2 Virtual Switch Nexus 1000v Neutron N1Kv Mechanism Driver OpenStack Cisco Networking Kilo OpenStack Cisco Networking Liberty
  SR-IOV, non-SR-IOV UCS Fabric Interconnect Neutron UCS Mechanism Driver OpenStack Cisco Networking Kilo OpenStack Cisco Networking Liberty
  Physical Switch Nexus Neutron Nexus Mechanism Driver OpenStack Cisco Networking Kilo
OpenStack Cisco Networking Liberty
Network Layer 3 Virtual Router Cloud Services Router 1000v Neutron Advanced Services L3 Plugin/Driver OpenStack Cisco Networking Kilo OpenStack Cisco Networking Liberty
  Physical Router ASR1K Neutron Advanced Services L3 Plugin/Driver Not Upstream OpenStack Cisco Networking Liberty
Network Services Virtual Firewall and VPN Cloud Services Router 1000v Neutron Firewall and VPN Service Plugin Firewall - OpenStack Neutron Firewall Kilo

VPN - OpenStack Neutron VPN Kilo
Firewall - OpenStack Neutron Firewall Liberty

VPN- OpenStack Neutron VPN Liberty
Network Layer2, Layer3, Services Controller Application Policy Infrastructure Controller - DC Neutron APIC Mechanism Driver, L3 Advanced Service Plugin APIC L2 - OpenStack
Cisco Networking Kilo


APIC L2 - OpenStack
Networking-Cisco Kilo


Group Based Policy
Neutron - OpenStack
Group Based Policy Kilo
APIC L2 - OpenStack Cisco
Networking Liberty


APIC L3 - OpenStack Cisco
Networking Liberty


Group Based Policy Neutron
- OpenStack Group Based
Policy Liberty
    Open SDN Controller Neutron ODL Mechanism Driver OpenStack Networking ODL Kilo OpenStack Networking ODL Liberty
Storage Control Management Zones MDS Cinder FC Zoning Plugin OpenStack Cinder Kilo OpenStack Cinder Liberty
Bare Metal Server Management UCSM Service Profiles UCS B and C series server Ironic PXE Driver Not Upstream Cisco UCS Ironic Liberty

OpenStack related open source community projects lead by members from OpenStack@Cisco team are captured below.

OpenStack@Cisco team lead community projects

Purpose Using OpenSource Product OpenStack integration Code Availability
Data Visualization Dashboard Curvature Horizon Visualization tool CiscoSystems Curvature GitHub
  Dashboard AVOS Horizon Analytics tool CiscoSystems AVOS GitHub
Health and Performance Testing Python Application VMTP OpenStack Networks data path performance tool OpenStack VMTP GitHub
  Python Application KloudBuster Load OpenStack control and data plane OpenStack Kloudbuster GitHub
  Python Application CloudPulse Health Checking for OpenStack deployments OpenStack CloudPulse GitHub
Compute Scheduling Constraint Solvers Solver Scheduler Nova Scheduler driver StackForge Group Based Policy GitHub
Declarative Policy Model Group Based Policy Framework Group Based Policy Neutron, Heat, Horizon OpenStack GBP GitHub

Developer documentation for all OpenStack projects is available here.

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