Welcome to the documentation for Elastic Secure Infrastructure (ESI)!
ESI is a hardware isolation project built on top of OpenStack that allows multiple bare metal node owners to collaborate to form a single bare metal cloud. Owners have exclusive use of their nodes, and can also lease their nodes out to lessees. Take a look at our presentation for a good high-level overview:
If you are using ESI for the first time, you may want to jump straight to the New User Guide.
Installing and using ESI is easy: it’s just OpenStack with a specific configuration. A few optional ESI components can be installed for ease of use.