Jumpstart Your Public Cloud Journey

Getting Started with Rackspace Public Cloud

There are so many different ways to get started with the OpenStack Public Cloud. So, how do you choose the right one for your needs? We have collected our most popular and easiest solutions to meet your needs to provide you with a one-stop shop to getting started with the Rackspace OpenStack Public Cloud.

Easy to Start CMS and Ecommerce Systems

Select your Content Management System (CMS) or Ecommerce System of choice, configure your settings, and be up and running for your customers in minutes!


Easy-to-use CMS, blogging platform with an ever-increasing set of themes, plugins, and widgets that make it widely used for other website formats too.


A good middle ground CMS between developer-oriented extensions and user-friendly interfaces.


Powerful and developer-friendly CMS platform that requires a little more expertise and experience than Wordpress to operate.


Ecommerce platform designed to empower merchants to rapidly innovate and deliver ongoing experiences for customers right out of the box.

Not sure what solution is best for your business? Learn more about our CMS hosting and ecommerce solutions. Or compare features here.

Build Your Own App

Our most popular OpenStack-based cloud products to get you started.

Cloud User Guides

We created a guide to help you get the most from your Rackspace cloud, especially its core infrastructure. Better understand:
Understand Cloud Servers
Understand Cloud Files

Our Most Popular FAQs

Our comprehensive Knowledge Center has been completely redesigned to answer any questions you may have. We call it "How-to." Find our:
Control Panel Overview
Cloud Servers FAQ
Cloud Billing

What to Expect from Rackspace

We'll meet your needs along the way.


Launch a Cloud Server or choose a ready-to-go template to meet your needs


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