Tech Talks: Rackspace Offers High-Level Cloud Expertise

cloudIn order to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients, we need to stay up to speed with the latest IT trends and solutions. To achieve that, our team of IT experts attends weekly training sessions conducted by various IT solution providers. Based on our extensive experience and sales volume with the suppliers, we receive exclusive, direct and usually in person training from these vendors. Our Tech Talks blog series offers a snapshot of these educational sessions.

Are you looking to migrate to the cloud but have concerns that you don’t have access to the level of expertise needed to effectively manage a cloud solution? Rackspace, a managed cloud computing company in the Stratosphere Networks partner network, has high-level experts on staff that can assist your organization in not only moving your applications to the cloud but also optimizing your workloads. Representatives from Rackspace recently met with our cloud consulting team to discuss their portfolio of solutions and services. Here’s a summary of why your organization might want to consider what this vendor has to offer.

Provider Overview
Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Rackspace is the No. 1 managed cloud company, with more than 15 years of hosting experience, customers in over 150 countries, and upwards of 3,000 cloud engineers on staff. The provider helps companies of all sizes and across all industries not just survive but thrive in the multi-cloud era.

Rackspace is not just an infrastructure provider but delivers a range of services, including managed hosting, managed cloud, colocation, application services, managed security, and more. Clients can choose from leading cloud platforms, including VMware, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services, among others.

Featured Offerings
Here’s a brief overview of just some of the services Rackspace offers and how they can help your business optimize operations.

Managed hosting: Rackspace offers single-tenant hosting to give clients the highest possible levels of uptime and allow for optimal performance, security and control.

Managed cloud: This provider can support and manage all of the leading cloud platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Cloud, OpenStack Cloud, VMware, and more. You can opt for public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, or multi-cloud.

Save time and money by letting Rackspace manage your cloud solution. For example, if you have AWS or are thinking about getting AWS, Rackspace can find a way to optimize your cloud design and save you money.

Colocation: If you’re looking to leave the data center business, Rackspace can provide enterprise-level network infrastructure as well as facility space and physical security controls. Colocation services can help you cut costs connected to maintaining in-house infrastructure.

Application management services: Rackspace application specialists can completely manage your application environment, providing database services, monitoring, configuration, maintenance, and more to help you keep up with the rapidly changing tech world. Management services are available for a wide range of applications, including Oracle, Salesforce, enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, and more.

Security and compliance: As the data breach epidemic shows no signs of slowing down, it’s crucial to ensure your cloud solutions are secure. In order to safeguard your data and applications in the cloud, Rackspace offers managed security services, compliance assistance, and privacy and data protection.

If you’d like to learn more about Rackspace or any other cloud solution provider, our team of expert cloud consultants can provide you with all of the information you need. We work with a wide range of solutions from various vendors in our partner network, which gives us a level of insight that allows us to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients.

Additionally, regardless of whether you go through us or buy directly from the supplier, the cost will stay the same due to our price parity guarantee. By working with the Stratosphere team, you’ll save time and money by letting us leverage our expert knowledge to shop around on your behalf and find a solution that best meets your organization’s unique needs. Make your decision based on a comprehensive and agnostic assessment at no extra cost.

Whether you’re searching for solutions for a large enterprise or a small business, our highly skilled consultants can help. Get started today by calling 877-599-3999 or emailing

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