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Rackspace announced on Monday the general availability of its new Rackspace Private Cloud, which is built on the VMware Cloud Foundation virtual stack.
The new Rackspace Private Cloud enables scalable, software-defined data center (SDDC) capabilities, including compute, storage networking and security.
A hosted model allows customers to hand off their IT infrastructure operations and take advantage of around the clock Rackspace support for help with migration, architecture, security and overall operation.
“Provisioning hardware quickly is no longer considered a value for customers, it’s expected,” Peter FitzGibbon, vice president and general manager of VMware at Rackspace, said in a statement. “The enhancement in our VMware private cloud delivery model through VMware Cloud Foundation will provide further value to new and existing Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware customers by giving them access to the most streamlined and innovative VMware SDDC capabilities and lifecycle management.”
The hosted private cloud service, available in all regions, is billed as a way to free up in-house IT resources for more valuable tasks, with a solution featuring standardized VMware architecture and continuous updates.
Rackspace and VMware have partnered for more than 10 years.
“With a decade of proven success in helping customers meet their business demands, VMware and …read more