Something Rackspace knows firsthand is that building and operating a successful cloud business is hard. Going from being in the dedicated server business to being a recognized leader in cloud has been a journey for us, and we’ve learned a lot over the past few years to get to the position we are in today.
Whether you are a large enterprise, a small business or a developer looking to build the next great startup, the challenges of choosing a cloud service provider are complex. Your cloud needs might outgrow the cloud service provider’s datasheets quickly, so you need a provider that will grow with you. Here’s a list of six considerations to help guide you in choosing the right cloud provider for you and your business: