Cloud Servers are virtual machines running Linux or Windows Server in the Rackspace Cloud. You can scale resources like CPU, memory, and storage up or down, depending on your needs. Best of all, you can pay as you go. Learn more about pricing
Your web and mobile apps have to stay up and running. We get it—Cloud Servers come with a 100% Power and Network Uptime Guarantee. In case of host failure, we offer a guarantee to repair or restore service within an hour of problem identification, or migrate data within three hours of the time that we begin the migration. Read our simple, easy-to-understand SLA
We run the world’s largest open cloud, giving you flexibility, choice, and no vendor lock-in. That means your workloads are portable. Host them with any open cloud vendor—or even in your own data center.
We employ more Red Hat® Certified Engineers than any other hosting company. And over 100 Rackspace employees have earned the title of Microsoft® Certified Professional. Our certified Linux and Windows Server specialists are one reason why hundreds of thousands of businesses count on us.
Send, receive, and track email in your websites and apps, using Mailgun by Rackspace and its powerful APIs. All Rackspace Cloud customers automatically receive a Mailgun account. Send 50,000 emails a month for free! Learn more about Mailgun
Have a question or problem? Our cloud specialists would love to help anytime, 24x7x365. Learn more about the support that comes with your cloud account. Or sign up for a managed cloud account, and our team can help plan your deployment, build your cloud, and manage your servers.
Spinning up new Cloud Servers couldn't be simpler. Watch the video to see how easy it is to create, delete, search, sort, and tag your servers.
Sign up for a Rackspace Cloud Account—it’s free! You only pay for what you use*, so you won’t be charged until you create a server. You can also select a Managed Cloud Account (priced separately) and let us manage your Cloud Servers for you.
Create your Cloud Server. Using our Cloud Control Panel or API, name your server, select an image and size. Choose from a variety of popular 64-bit Linux distributions or Windows Server 2008 or 2012. Learn about available images
Your server is online in just a few minutes. Use the Cloud Control Panel or API to upgrade or remove each Cloud Server as your needs change.
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The Rackspace Knowledge Center houses “how-to” articles, getting started guides, code samples, security best practices. and hundreds of tips for getting the most out of your Cloud Servers.