At the Vancouver OpenStack Summit Monday, Internap announced two key initiatives to broaden and enhance its OpenStack-powered cloud portfolio. The company added a new bare-metal service and advanced interoperability through identity federation and DefCore standards.

Using its bare-metal AgileSERVERs with OpenStack Internap says it will offer the ability to provision and manage bare-metal instances, choosing from a range of server options through the OpenStack Horizon management dashboard. The new offering will also feature IPMI, NIC bonding and up to 10 VLANs per environment, according to the company. The bare-metal product will be initially offered out of Internap’s Montreal data center for the beta program.

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