Get a cloud environment that works - right from the start

A scalable, reliable, high-performing cloud environment is made of much more than just servers.

That’s why our Cloud Engineers provide free architecture assistance with every account. They’ll help you design the right combination of compute, network, storage, and traffic management services - so your environment meets your current needs, but also has the flexibility to grow with your business. They'll also provide valuable expertise in the things you struggle with the most, including architecting for scale, monitoring, responding to alerts, and running your cloud environment's operations and administration.


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Cloud Storage & Data

Cloud Backup

File-level backup and restore capabilities to help safeguard your business from the unexpected.

  1. Choose specific files and folders to back up
  2. Optional AES-256 encryption
  3. Automatic compression and de-duplication

Cloud Block Storage

Cloud Block Storage provides consistent and reliable storage performance, powered by the Open Cloud. Also available with a managed service level.

  1. Consistent and reliable storage performance in the open cloud
  2. Only pay for what you use, from just US $0.13/GB
  3. High-performance SSD volumes available

Cloud Files Hosting

Leverage the power of the cloud for unlimited, on-demand and cost-effective file storage & hosting, powered by the Akamai CDN.

  1. Unlimited, on-demand storage starting at US $0.105/GB/month
  2. Serve content fast with CDN, powered by Akamai
  3. Easy to access via Control Panel or API

Cloud Databases

Cloud Databases offer high-performance MySQL databases, with built-in redundancy and automated configuration included. Also available with a managed service level.

  1. High-performance cloud hosting for your MySQL databases
  2. Built-in data replication for greater reliability
  3. Automated deployment, configuration, and patching

Cloud Computing

Private Cloud

For customers looking to build and deploy medium-to-large scale private clouds, Rackspace Private Cloud allows you to do so easily, for free, and in minutes.

  1. Ubuntu 12.04 Host OS
  2. KVM Virtualization
  3. Chef Server
  4. OpenStack Essex release

Cloud Platform & Networking

Cloud Monitoring

API-driven monitoring for Sys Admins and Developers. Stop problems before they happen. Keep your customers happy.

  1. Monitor
  2. Customise
  3. Report
  4. Save time

Cloud Load Balancers

Deploy and scale a reliable, cloud-based failover solution in minutes, and from as little as US $12.50/month.

  1. Software load balancers on-demand
  2. Advanced load balancing algorithms
  3. Dedicated static IP address

Cloud DNS Tools

A free API service to easily manage domains, sub-domains and records.

  1. Access via public API
  2. Many record types supported (A, CNAME, NS, TXT, AAAA, DKIM, MX, SRV & SPF)
  3. Multiple regional (US and UK) service endpoints