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RightScale Announces Support for Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition

RightScale Cloud Computing Management Extended to Rackspace Offering Based on OpenStack (November 07, 2011)

SANTA BARBARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/07/11 -- RightScale® Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today announced its selection as a Technology Partner for the Rackspace® Cloud: Private Edition, an OpenStack™-powered cloud backed by Rackspace managed services and support. RightScale's participation further expands its partnership with Rackspace and continues its strategy of supporting multiple hybrid cloud solutions for the enterprise. RightScale Cloud Management is already available for the Rackspace Public Cloud and with this announcement, customers of the Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition can extend their use of RightScale as a single cloud management solution across all of their Rackspace cloud deployments -- public, private and hybrid.

Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition is a new option for enterprise IT departments looking to build production clouds with OpenStack, by leveraging open source software, published reference architectures and ongoing help running the cloud from Rackspace. RightScale has been involved in the OpenStack project since its inception and believes the community has made significant strides to become a leader in the cloud IaaS market. With RightScale Cloud Management, new Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition customers will have the ability to manage a hybrid cloud through a 'single pane of glass' for faster on-boarding, full-featured automation, comprehensive management and ease of moving workloads across private and public clouds.

"We are thrilled that Rackspace is bringing its Fanatical Support and expertise to the private cloud space. RightScale has been a long-time Rackspace partner and we see this as yet another strong advance in our joint offering for customers," said Michael Crandell, CEO of RightScale.

"Through our relationship with RightScale, Rackspace looks forward to making the management of Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition simple and easy to use," said Jim Curry, General Manager of Rackspace Cloud Builders. "RightScale is a valued Rackspace partner, and we look forward to working together to bring the added support to our customers."


For more information about RightScale contact RightScale at 1.866.720.0208. To learn more about the Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition visit: http://rackspace.com/cloud/private-edition.

About RightScale
RightScale® Inc. is the leader in cloud computing management. Founded in 2006, the company offers fully automated cloud management that enables organizations to easily deploy and manage business critical applications across multiple clouds with complete control and portability. To date, thousands of deployments and more than three million servers have been launched with RightScale cloud management for leading organizations such as PBS, Harvard University, Zynga and Sling Media. To learn more about RightScale, please go to http://www.RightScale.com.

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