Rackspace, RightScale Partner For Multi-Cloud management of Application-Centric OpenStack Clouds

Filed in Partner & Customer Updates by Rackspace | March 28, 2013 1:00 pm

We live in a world of multiple clouds: on- and off-premise, public and private, and from various providers. And managing those multiple clouds can be a headache.

Rackspace Cloud Tools[1] Marketplace partner RightScale[2] recently added new capabilities to its cloud management platform that will enable you to use and manage multiple clouds with ease. You can now manage Rackspace Private Cloud[3] as well as Rackspace first- and next-generation public clouds, including our managed cloud offerings. You can even manage other cloud deployments you may have.

Here are just a few benefits of the Rackspace and RightScale solution:

Multiple Clouds – Single Pane of Glass

Auto-Scaling

Application Lifecycle Management

Manage with Control

The new RightScale functionality now includes support for:

Check out the case study[7] from one of our joint customers, Behance. “We provision any new Cloud Servers through RightSclale’s central console. It’s very simple, and very effective. We don’t have to spend a whole lot of time or money to experiment with new applications…we are able to keep our team focused on the customer-facing products and features that are our core business,” said Behance’s[8] CTO Chris Henry.

To take advantage of the new RightScale features to manage scalable and highly available applications on the Rackspace Open Cloud, sign up for a free trial of RightScale[9]. Check out this solution brief for more information on management and automation from RightScale on the Rackspace Cloud[10].

Also, see RightScale Sales Engineer Ryan Geyer’s post “Building A Rackspace Private Cloud … In My Garage[11]” for more insight into how to use RightScale on the Rackspace Private Cloud. We’ll demo how Ryan set up his Rackspace Private Cloud on April 11 during the webinar Build a Better Way of Delivering IT for Increased Choice and Flexibility. Find out more and register today[12]!

Endnotes:
  1. Rackspace Cloud Tools: https://cloudtools.rackspace.com/home
  2. RightScale: http://www.rightscale.com/
  3. Rackspace Private Cloud: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/private/
  4. Cloud Servers: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/servers/
  5. Cloud Files: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/files/
  6. Cloud Block Storage: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/block-storage/
  7. case study: http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/case-study/behance-uses-rackspace-and-rightscale-to-scale-a-thriving-creative-community
  8. Behance’s: http://www.behance.net/
  9. sign up for a free trial of RightScale: https://www.rightscale.com/s/rackspace.php
  10. management and automation from RightScale on the Rackspace Cloud: http://cloudweb.rackspace.com/wp-content/downloads/2013/03/Rackspace-Right-Scale-Solution-Brief_-071112.pdf
  11. Building A Rackspace Private Cloud … In My Garage: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/building-a-rackspace-private-cloud-in-my-garage/
  12. Find out more and register today: http://bit.ly/XHSHtv

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