Published : May 22, 2013
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Trial Worth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.
While AWS continues to add more features, Rackspace Cloud has become a viable competition in the storage and compute space. Some users may value the more thorough customer support available for Rackspace, as well as the ability to mix in more traditional hosting models. We are not excited about this just because Rackspace is a client of ours and we have had the pleasure developing the platform. We have successfully used Rackspace Cloud with several other clients, and would look forward to it being offered in more geographical locations.