SOURCE: Rackspace Hosting

Rackspace Hosting

October 20, 2016 10:00 ET

Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by VMware Now Runs VMware SDDC Technologies

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - On Tuesday, Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) officially launched early access of VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) on Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware, following the company's initial announcement from VMworld Las Vegas.

This single-tenant private cloud enables customers to conveniently transition or extend their on-premises VMware workloads into a hosted VMware environment at Rackspace and eases hybrid cloud adoption by utilizing the same VMware virtualization and software-defined technology that customers use in their datacenters.

SDDC is a paradigm shift in how IT infrastructure is delivered and consumed. By decoupling networking and storage from the underlying physical infrastructure, IT can achieve unprecedented levels of operational agility without sacrificing control, while reducing complexity and shrinking the cost of operations and infrastructure management.

With SDDC technology on Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware, Rackspace helps customers achieve software-defined outcomes including:

  • Reduced complexity
  • A best-fit approach to solution design
  • Enterprise-grade connectivity and security solutions
  • VMware expertise at scale

Rackspace, a vCloud Air Network premier partner, is one of the largest VMware service providers in the world and has more than 10 years of experience hosting and managing VMware-powered infrastructure solutions. At Rackspace, over 100 VMware-Certified Professionals are available on-demand 24x7x365 to help enterprises architect, migrate, secure and operate the SDDC infrastructure, enabling customers to focus resources on their business.

For more on Rackspace support for VMware SDDC technologies, check out the blog post: https://blog.rackspace.com/rackspace-makes-easier-datacenter-move-with-sddc.

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