VSHN Certified Service Provider (VCSP)

To distinguish the levels of support for technology and automation an infrastructure provider has, we put a label on them stating to which level a Cloud Service Provider has integration for Kubernetes and support for other services.

Hyper Scaler

  • Full integration in Kubernetes via cloud integration

  • 100% automation possible

  • Important services available:

    • Load Balancer

    • Network services (Default Gateway, NAT)

    • Object Store (S3 compatible)

    • Container Storage Interface (CSI) integration

  • OpenShift 4 installation with IPI (Installer Provisioned Infrastructure) Mode

Applicable to
  • Amazon (AWS)

  • Google (GCP)

  • Azure

IaaS Cloud Provider

  • VM hosting

  • Automation via Terraform or Crossplane possible

  • Basic integration in Kubernetes, for example Container Storage Interface (CSI)

  • No or a few additional services to VMs like Object Store

  • OpenShift 4 installation with UPI (User Provisioned Infrastructure) Mode

Applicable to
  • cloudscale.ch

  • Exoscale

  • SWITCHEngines

  • Swisscom DCS+

On Premise

  • Basic VM hosting

  • OpenShift 4 installation with UPI (User Provisioned Infrastructure) Mode

Applicable to
  • green.ch Virtual Datacenter

  • VMware

  • Hyper-V