Rackspace debuts Red Hat powered private cloud

Networks Asia staff
Networks Asia

Rackspace has launched a new private cloud service that delivers OpenStack private clouds as-a-service using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat expands the Rackspace OpenStack-as-a-Service product portfolio.

Managed by OpenStack and Red Hat experts at Rackspace and backed by Fanatical Support, the service combined public cloud benefits with the security, control and performance of an enterprise environment. The offering is backed by an industry-leading 99.99% OpenStack API uptime guarantee.

Rackspace is contributing to Red Hat's continued efforts to improve Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform by testing and certifying for broad hardware and software compatibility, performance and availability.

Rackspace manages and maintains the Red Hat environment including the underlying Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform so customers can focus on their business applications and not their infrastructure.

Customers have a single point of contact that will deploy, manage and maintain their private cloud at Rackspace. As an additional feature, customers have the flexibility of bringing their own Red Hat subscriptions to Rackspace, using Red Hat Cloud Access.

“As the leading operator of OpenStack clouds with the most comprehensive OpenStack product portfolio in the industry, Rackspace is excited to expand our managed services and expertise to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform,” said Darrin Hanson, vice president and general manager of OpenStack Private Cloud at Rackspace.

“We help make OpenStack simple by eliminating the complexity and delivering it as-a-service to customers in their data center, a Rackspace data center or in a colocation facility.”

Commentary

5G and data center-friendly network architectures

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Matt Walker / MTN Consulting

Webscale and transmission network operators' interests are aligning as the 5G era dawns

Rémy Pascal / Analysys Mason

The launch of 5G by South Korean operators serves as a first benchmark for other operators around the world