Rich Media and Video Hosting

Host dynamic media whilst handling traffic spikes with ease

Serve your customer quickly and cost-effectively

The Rackspace Cloud provides affordable on-demand availability and scalability to meet traffic spikes. Our Cloud can include an integrated global CDN for the same price as non-CDN bandwidth, via our Cloud Files solution.

Serve customers quickly

High security solutions

High security solutions

For rich media with a steady level of known traffic plus high security requirements, we've got several Dedicated solutions and infrastructures to meet those requirements whilst ensuring your end users enjoy your content seamlessly.

Backed by Fanatical Support

And with several service levels available, you can decide how much of the routine monitoring and maintenance you want to perform. Whatever you choose, your Rackspace hosting solution will be backed by Fanatical Support.

Backed by Fanatical Support

Video Hosting

Video Hosting

Day-by-day, engaging video content becomes more important. You handle that, and let us simplify your workflow and make streaming your content a smooth experience.

Upload
Whether it’s a HD film or a short clip, Cloud Files can handle it. Keep them private for as long as needed, and then publish via CDN. Large files enjoy a seamless multiple file segment upload, and your viewers will only see one video file.

Encode
We’ve made it simple to work with the best in cloud-based video encoding, with Encoder.com and Zencoder allowing you to encode videos directly via Cloud Files.

Deliver
With 213 Akamai edge locations around the world, our Content Delivery Network ensures your users enjoy a fast, local-like experience almost anywhere on the planet.

Stream
Whether its flexible navigation or videos to start more quickly, Cloud Files’ HTTP streaming aims to improve viewer experience. It also streams natively on iOS devices, and works with plugins for JW Player, FlowPlayer and OSMF.

Archive
You can never be too careful: store backups or multiple versions of your video content to safeguard yourself against any accidental mishaps.

Site Acceleration

Site Acceleration

Quicker page loads are proven to improve conversion, search rankings, customer loyalty, and ultimately revenue. Of course, the inverse applies for sites with delayed responses. With sites and apps using more and more imagery, JavaScript, CSS and such, improve page loads isn’t going to be your favourite task. Leave it to us.

Global speed
The Akamai CDN’s 213 locations worldwide allows Cloud Files to host your content closer to your website/app users, and hence give them the quick, local-like experience they demand.

Scalable
Pay-as-you-go means you can have as much space for your content as you desire. Even if it’s an enormous HD film, we’ve always got availability to host your needs.

WordPress and Magento integration
You may prefer Magento for your transactional website, and/or WordPress to handle your content management system. Good choices: We’ve tailored Cloud Files to work with both solutions on reducing page load times.

Static site hosting
Sometimes, you just need a simple static website, and quickly. For such examples, you don’t need servers: You can host it entirely from Cloud Files, and the Akamai CDN will ensure availablity worldwide.

Audio Steaming

Audio Streaming

Whether it’s internet radio or music hosting and streaming, the demand for instantaneous and seamless access to audio is incredible. When considering the stumbling blocks of file formats, codecs and device compatibility, amongst others, it’s no easy feat. Thankfully, Cloud Files can help.

MP3 audio
MP3 encoded audio is supported, whether in an FLV, MP4 or F4F/F4M container, and is compatible with plugins for Flash players such as JW Player and FlowPlayer.

Global speed
The Akamai CDN’s 213 locations worldwide allows Cloud Files to host your audio closer to your website/app users, and hence give them the quick, local-like experience they demand.

Scalable
Pay-as-you-go means you can have as much space for your content as you desire. No matter how big your file is, we’ve always got availability to host your needs.

Archive
You can never be too careful: store backups or multiple versions of your video content to safeguard yourself against any accidental mishaps.

Downloads

Downloads

A huge percentage of websites have some form of downloadable content. Whether that’s software, documentation, subscription-based content or anything else, when you’ve got users worldwide trying to get at your works, a lot of network traffic is created. Leave that traffic to us.

Global speed
The Akamai CDN’s 213 locations worldwide allow Cloud Files to reliably host your files closer to your website/app users, and hence give them quicker download speeds.

Customise access
Want to make a download available for a short time? Or even allow users to upload items into your Cloud Files account? Easy. Use one of our temporary URLs and you’re done.

Scalable
Pay-as-you-go means you can have as much space for your content as you desire. Even if it’s a huge software download, we’ve always got availability to host your needs.

Secure
As your files move through the CDN, SSL delivery, or HTTPS, ensures they’re encrypted all the way from their origin through to the user’s browser.

Other Hosting Solutions

Rackspace can help you manage IT across your entire Business. Learn about our hosting solutions:

Migrate your Windows Server to Rackspace

Still running Windows Server 2003? Upgrade to Windows Server 2012 at Rackspace and let Fanatical Support spare you headaches.

License mobility for your Microsoft applications

Deploy your Microsoft® applications at Rackspace with confidence. If you're a Microsoft Volume Licensing (VL) customer running eligible applications covered by active Microsoft Software Assurance (SA) contracts, you can move your Microsoft applications to Rackspace at any time, without incurring additional licensing fees. Deploy on our cloud, dedicated servers, virtual servers, or a combination.

 

SaaS Cloud Hosting

Start simple, and grow huge. Let Rackspace build and manage your core infrastructure, so you can focus on developing your existing or upcoming app without adding staff or capital investment.

Test & Development Environments

It can be costly and complex to create and manage your own development, staging, and production environments. Turn to Rackspace for a flexible and reliable mix of test & dev options.

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