Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Rackspace delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. Founded in 1998, Rackspace has since grown to serve more than 130,000 customers, including over 110,000 cloud computing customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace’s core products include Cloud Hosting, Managed Hosting, and Email & Apps.
The Rackspace Cloud provides on-demand scalable website, application and storage hosting backed by Fanatical Support®. Through its suite of cloud solutions, Cloud Servers™, Cloud Load Balancers, Cloud Files™, and Cloud Sites™, The Rackspace Cloud enables developers and IT managers to minimize the hassles, upfront investments and high costs associated with dedicated hardware, while offering the ability to easily scale hosting resources.
Linux or Windows servers in minutes. With the Rackspace Cloud, you can deploy one to hundreds of Cloud Servers easily, for as long (or little) as you need them. Cloud Servers provide a virtual instance of a physical machine with predetermined combinations of RAM, HDD and CPU allocations. Rackspace Cloud Servers offer access to a shared pool of elastic compute resources and the utility-based pricing allows you to only pay for what you use.
Load Balancing and High Availability
Rackspace Cloud Load Balancers allow you to automatically deploy and scale an on-demand load balancing solution in minutes. Rackspace Cloud Load Balancers distribute workloads across multiple servers, network links, and other resources to maximize throughput, minimize response time and avoid overload.
File Storage and Content Delivery
Cloud Files provide you and your applications online storage for media-items like backups, video files, or user content. You can deliver that content to your users at blazing speeds over the market-leading global CDN platform, powered by Akamai Technologies, Inc.
RightScale and Rackspace have partnered together to give customers the ability to tap into a full-featured cloud management platform that leverages the Rackspace Cloud infrastructure. We are working together to make it easy for customers to automate their cloud-based deployments and on going management activities using the RightScale platform and the Rackspace Cloud.