Open source—the enterprise way

Open source hybrid cloud solutions deliver the flexibility and innovation enterprises need to remain competitive and successful in their markets.

Dedication to open standards

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At HPE, we are committed to supporting and strengthening enterprise-quality open source projects and the communities that develop them. We foster healthy open source communities by working closely with all the contributors to OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, and other open source projects. We provide a level of enterprise rigor that increases the ease with which companies can adopt and use open source technologies, paving the way for a successful transformation to hybrid infrastructure based on the right mix of private cloud, public cloud, and traditional IT.

Supporting the OpenStack® community

As part of an ongoing commitment to open source, HPE participates in the development of each OpenStack release and is involved at all levels of governance, including the Board of Directors, which provides strategic and financial oversight for the OpenStack Foundation resources and staff.

OpenStack Mitaka

This newest release of the widely deployed open source cloud platform offers enterprises and service providers increased scalability, greater manageability, and an enhanced end-user experience.

OpenStack Mitaka was developed by an international community of contributors that includes 2,336 developers, operators, and users across 345 organizations.

The OpenStack project

OpenStack is a popular open source software platform for cloud computing, collaboratively designed and built by developers and users around the world.

A commitment to Cloud Foundry™

Cloud Foundry is a leading open source platform for developing and deploying multi-cloud applications. This platform provides increased flexibility, empowers companies to accelerate their development, and offers enhanced scalability and full-lifecycle support for continuous delivery. As a Platinum Member, HPE collaborates with other members across a diverse community to drive global awareness and adoption, develop new enhancements and capabilities, and provide leadership for the future.

An open source ecosystem

The global open source movement is a thriving ecosystem of free software and technology with participation from talented independent developers, innovative startups, and established Fortune 100 enterprises. Characterized by their active member engagement and an unwavering commitment to the principles of open standards, these open source projects are valuable contributors to the open source ecosystem.



CloudSlang is an open source, flow-based, agentless orchestration tool designed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for use with leading technologies like Docker or CoreOS. With CloudSlang, you can automate development and operations using pre-defined workflows or your own custom workflows.

Learn more about CloudSlang



Debian is a free operating system collaboratively developed through the Debian Project. Built using an open source Linux or FreeBSD kernel at its core, the Debian OS comes with more than 43,000 packages of pre-compiled software, a package manager, and other valuable utilities.

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Grommet is an advanced open source UX framework provided by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. By blending consumer-grade capabilities with an enterprise user experience framework, Grommet helps IT pros offer a familiar user experience across different enterprise applications and allows designers and developers to work from the same platform.

Learn more about Grommet



Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is an open source virtualization solution that supports multiple virtual machines running unmodified Windows or Linux images. KVM consists of a loadable kernel module providing the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor-specific module.

Learn more about KVM



Linux is a free, open source operating system that manages the communication between your computer hardware and software. This popular, reliable computer ecosystem is built off the Linux operating system kernel.

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MongoDB is a cross-platform, document-oriented database that offers an alternative to traditional relational databases. This open source database management system is designed to meet the requirements of modern applications by offering enhanced flexibility, scale, and performance.

Learn more about MongoDB

Open Compute Project (OCP)

Open Compute Project (OCP)

The Open Compute Project (OCP) is a global community of technology leaders committed to rethinking current hardware technology to produce open source infrastructure solutions that offer increased efficiency, scalability, flexibility, and choice.

Learn more about OCP



PHP is a fast, flexible, and pragmatic server-side scripting language used for both web development and as a general programming language. Its distribution includes various free, open source libraries, and developers can add further functionality by writing their own C-based extensions.

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Python is a popular dynamic programming language with a focus on code readability, extensibility, and a streamlined, minimalistic syntax. Python supports multiple programming paradigms, is available for free under an open source license, and is developed under a global, community-based model.

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See open source in action

Explore the possibilities of an open source hybrid cloud with HPE Helion Stackato.


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Data Sheet

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Case Study : Nava Solutions streamlines development and testing with HPE Helion Eucalyptus

Case Study

Nava Solutions streamlines development and testing with HPE Helion Eucalyptus

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Community : Technical Cloud Security: Security visibility in the cloud


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