Rackspace and Dell EMC simplify entry into the private cloud

Rackspace Dell EMC works with to provide private clouds based on the server and storage solutions manufacturer OpenStack, the specialist for managed cloud today announced. The offer combined the practical implementation strength of Rackspace own statements according to Dell EMC products to offer a simply usable private cloud as a service solution. The extended partnership of the two companies to lower the entry barriers for private clouds and increase flexibility through a novel model of application-oriented use.

 Dell EMC and Rackspace (image: ZDNet.de/Dell and Rackspace)

through this offer customers to the Rackspace OpenStack private cloud with Dell EMC solutions such as VMAX hybrid, VMAX all Flash and Dell servers and EMC ScaleIO can combine with Dell in the future. Rackspace OpenStack private cloud provides the benefits of the public cloud with the security, control and performance of enterprise environments, so the provider. The service level agreement (SLA) ensures an industry-leading uptime of 99.99 percent. The solution can be installed in a Rackspace data center, in the own data center or at a third party.

“Dell EMC would like to offer first-class solutions to simplify their OpenStack implementations and to take advantage of innovations”, says Jay Snyder, Senior Vice President, global alliances, industries and service providers at Dell EMC. “An example of this is our new solution. Rackspace, one of our few global partners of titanium, offers unique sound experience in the operation of large scaled OpenStack cloud. “With Rackspace OpenStack private cloud as a service in conjunction with Dell EMC server and storage solutions benefit customers of new opportunities for the private cloud.”

Dell EMC offers a broad portfolio of storage each workloads on-premise or in the cloud for businesses regardless of their size. Allows the operation of efficient, high-performance data centers, as well as the fulfilment of future needs in terms of scalability and upgrading customers.

Rackspace Dell EMC alter and the manner of use of the private cloud, so her testimony through their partnership in addition. A low-cost proof-of-concept (PoC) for cloud as a service to customers customer help, use the private cloud from Rackspace and Dell EMC. Through an application-based pricing model, customers via an interface are easy to add and remove capacity, and can taking advantage of security and performance of the private cloud.

“Rackspace helps customers with years of experience in practice and more than a billion hours of server management of OpenStack”, explained Scott Crenshaw, SVP and GM of OpenStack private cloud with Rackspace. “As co-founder of OpenStack we provide for innovations that make it as easy as possible the practical use. “So says 451 research that Rackspace OpenStack leading service provider’ is.”

according to the market researchers of 451 research, the market for OpenStack growing private cloud as a service to 33 percent annually and will reach a range of $ 2.1 billion in the year 2020.

which are new features for Rackspace OpenStack private cloud as the application-based pricing model and the low-cost proof of concept from the third quarter of 2017 be available.

Rackspace had focused long on the American market. In November 2016, the company has announced 2017 set up a first data center in Germany (Frankfurt), to meet the more stringent data protection rules in the region of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


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