Why Platform9

Platform9's SaaS-Managed Hybrid Cloud turns your existing infrastructure into a cloud, instantly. We help enterprises drive digital transformation by enabling them to manage VMs, Containers and Serverless Functions on ANY infrastructure — on-premises, in public clouds, or at the edge - with a self-service, simple and unified experience.

Scale Across Clouds
and Data Centers

Platform9’s SaaS managed fabric provides a single pane of glass to manage an on-premises private cloud, a hybrid cloud, or across multiple clouds.

Manage VMs
and Containers

Seamlessly manage virtualized workloads (KVM or VMware vSphere) just as well as containerized micro-services using Kubernetes and Docker.

Reduce IT Costs,
Increase Flexibility

Remove silos, increase use of open-source VM and container technologies, and choice of on-premises vs cloud resources; all with a SaaS-managed solution.

Hybrid Clouds That Just Work

Leading Cloud-Native OSS Frameworks

Manage your cloud using the industry’s leading open-source cloud-native frameworks — OpenStack for VMs, or Kubernetes for containers, or both. Aggregate resource capacity, provide self-service consumption for developers, automate efficiently, manage using policy and multi-tenancy controls. Upstream OpenStack and Kubernetes releases are packaged as a “pure-play” solution, which means you are always compatible with upstream framework APIs, and never locked into a proprietary system.

Fully Integrated, SaaS-managed

Increase time-to-value and reduce total cost of ownership for these cloud-native frameworks by consuming a fully integrated, SaaS managed experience. The frameworks are fully integrated for common virtualization and container platforms, most popular compute, storage and network technologies, enterprise SSO infrastructure and distributed environments. In addition, these frameworks are deployed, monitored, supported and upgraded as SaaS, meaning your IT and DevOps teams can focus on solving core business problems without baby-sitting the management stack.

Run Anywhere: Any Hardware, Any Platform, Any Cloud

Decouple your hybrid cloud from the choice of hardware, OS platforms, or public cloud providers. Platform9 integrates seamlessly with any compute, storage and network infrastructure, using leading virtualization technologies such as KVM (Linux), Docker (Linux) or VMware vSphere. In addition, you are free to use your choice of public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, or other. Optimize and manage your hybrid cloud across any of these choices, and retain the flexibility to reprioritize in the future.

Trusted by the World’s Leading Enterprises

The world’s most advanced enterprises rely on Platform9’s Managed OpenStack and Kubernetes offerings to run dev-test and production workloads across data centers and public clouds.

Our Track Record


  • October 2013

    Platform9 is founded with the vision to deliver SaaS-managed cloud infrastructure


  • August 2014

    Platform9 launches from stealth, announces Series A led by Redpoint Ventures


  • March 2015

    First production customer deployments go live in North America and Europe. Managed OpenStack upgrades from Havana to Juno

  • August 2015

    Managed OpenStack GA for KVM & VMware vSphere

  • August 2015

    Series B led by Menlo Ventures


  • January 2016

    Platform9 ends FY16 with 13 production customers

  • April 2016

    Managed OpenStack upgrades from Juno to Liberty, adds single pane capability across multiple regions

  • June 2016

    Managed Kubernetes beta launched

  • October 2016

    Platform9 announces OpenStack Omni, open-source drivers for OpenStack to manage across public clouds


  • January 2017

    Managed Kubernetes is GA. Fission launches for #serverless. Platform9 ends FY17 with 50 production customers across North America, Europe and APAC

Looking to turn your infrastructure into a Hybrid Cloud that Just Works?

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