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OpenStack Private Cloud

Get a full-service experience for building, managing and operating your OpenStack private cloud.

OpenStack® Private Cloud can help you increase agility and lower costs while avoiding vendor lock-in. However, half of all businesses attempting to implement OpenStack fail — not just because it’s complex, but because they also lack specific platform expertise.

How to set up a private cloud network with OpenStack

To succeed with OpenStack, you need assistance from certified experts who know how to architect, secure, monitor, patch and upgrade OpenStack clouds. OpenStack Private Cloud from Rackspace Technology is the answer. We blend technology and automation plus human experts to deliver ongoing architecture, security and 24x7x365 operations backed by 1,000+ OpenStack experts.

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  • Remove barriers to success with OpenStack delivered as a managed service. And feel the confidence that comes with the support of more than 1,000+ OpenStack experts.
  • Rackspace Technology delivers fully managed OpenStack private clouds in any data center in the world, enabling you to get close to your customers to maximize response times while meeting security, compliance and data sovereignty requirements.
  • Nobody knows OpenStack better than Rackspace Technology. We founded OpenStack with NASA in 2010, operate the world’s largest OpenStack cloud and have experience scaling OpenStack clouds to thousands of nodes.
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We architect our clouds for scale and service availability while offering advanced monitoring, operational tooling and patching with a 99.99% API Uptime Guarantee and a 15-minute live response time to emergency ticket.

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We’ve logged more than one billion server hours managing and scaling OpenStack clouds for many of the world’s largest and most recognized companies. No one has more experience.

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Rackspace Technology managed OpenStack private clouds can be deployed in data centers around the world —a Rackspace data center, your own data center or a third-party colocation facility. This allows you to meet demand in multiple geographies and easily comply with data sovereignty and security requirements.

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Rackspace Technology saves customers $258,000 annually (per 20 servers) in internal operating costs and can reduce your platform costs by up to 60%.


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Forrester Wave Leader 2020

We’re recognized as a Hosted Private Cloud Services Leader

Leading research firm Forrester has recognized Rackspace Technology as a leader in two prestigious reports: The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in North America, Q2 2020 and The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in Europe, Q2 2020.

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"OpenStack provides a path to innovation for our students. However, the complexity of the technology platform requires significant expertise to run at scale. Consuming OpenStack as a managed service from Rackspace and relying on them for their operational experience has been key to our success."
Preston Smith, Director, IT Research Services and Support, Purdue University See the Case Study

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>1 Billion Managed Server Hours

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Providing innovation and leadership in the technology services industry for 20+ years.

  • All-time leading OpenStack code contributor
  • Invented OpenStack with NASA in 2010
  • IT Brand Pulse™ Winner

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