Bare Metal 

Take Advantage Of High-Performing Bare Metal 

What you’ll get

VEXXHOST can offer our users the option of deploying their private cloud on high-performing bare metal, delivering to them a fully dedicated and secure physical machine that can either live in our data centers or yours.

Optimal Security

Protect your mission-critical information, always.

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Automate Management

Automate the management of your machines.

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Reduces Complexity

Take advantage of simple, high performing technology.

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Highly Available

Enjoy high availability delivered at the database level.

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Powered by Ironic

Take advantage of OpenStack’s bare metal project, Ironic.

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Enjoy a solution that grows with your company. 

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Optimal Security

Due to its physical and dedicated nature, the security provided by bare metal relieves users of any risks associated with environment neighbors.

  • Dedicated Physical Machine

    With bare metal, users are guaranteed their own dedicated machine, meaning that neighbors are a thing of the past.

  • Highly Secure

    Due to the isolation of the dedicated machine, users also benefit from the added security, which ensures their data is never exposed to others.

OpenStack bare metal gives optimal security

Centralized Management of Machines

Bare metal can act as an automation tool for the management of all your machines and even enables our users to access certain features that aren’t available in virtual machines, like having multiple levels of virtual machines.

  • Automation

    Bare metal provides users with a central way of housing and managing their various machines, including their own virtual machines.

  • Added Features

    Users can take advantage of some of the features delivered by bare metal that aren’t possible with virtual machines, such as having one virtual machine on top of another.

centralized management through bare metal

Reduces Complexity & Increases Performance

Bare metal is notably simpler to configure than virtual machines. In addition, while the performance losses between bare metal and virtual machines aren’t always significant, they do exist for particular use cases like those of financial institutions. 

  • Simple Set-Up

    Bare metal has the ability to provide a less complex set-up option in comparison to virtual machines.

  • Increased Performance

    Where use cases require it, bare metal can deliver a higher level of performance than virtual machines. In certain industries such as finance, these performance improvements can have a significant impact.

High Availability

The provisioning of high availability is delivered at the database level through the region controller and can also be attributed to physical availability zones.

  • Highly Available

    Through the region controller, our users benefit from high availability, starting at the data center level.

  • Physical Availability Zones

    Users are able to create and assign physical availability zones to control critical availability areas better.

Powered by Ironic

VEXXHOST employs OpenStack technology for its bare metal provisioning.

  • Take Advantage of Open Source

    By using OpenStack technology, VEXXHOST ensures that users are never faced with the risks associated with vendor lock-in.

  • Compatibility

    Through the use of Ironic, VEXXHOST can easily run any other OpenStack projects and configure your bare metal specifically for your use cases.

powered by Ironic


Bare metal is easily scaled from a few servers to multiple racks within a data center and through their distributed gateways, make it possible to process large parallel deployments.

  • Grows With You

    VEXXHOST’s bare metal offering can be easily scaled based on your needs, whether it be a few servers or numerous racks.

  • Distributed Gateways

    Bare metal enables users to process massive parallel deployments through their distributed gateways.

scalable bare metal

Take advantage of our expertise! VEXXHOST is OpenStack Certified.

Our cloud services contain OpenStack software that has been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services.

Our infrastructure is currently running Stein — the latest OpenStack release.

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