Rackspace Expands Its Managed Services, Adds Portfolio of Professional Services for AWS Cloud

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Rackspace has expanded its managed service offerings for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud to include a portfolio of Professional Services. Rackspace’s ‘Fanatical Support for AWS Professional Services’ are tailored to support customers who are new to, or growing on, AWS Cloud and need deep, customized expertise to help enable their AWS Cloud journey in key areas such as architectural design, migrations, cloud automation and DevOps.

aws cloudThis new offering would align with Rackspace’s broader efforts to develop professional services that deliver end-to-end support and expertise to help customers move workloads out of their data centers and onto the world’s leading cloud platforms.

The addition of ‘Fanatical Support for AWS Professional Services’ to the Rackspace suite of managed services for AWS would reflect a continued commitment to help customers take full advantage of AWS Cloud. AWS-certified architects and engineers will work with customers to enable their journey to AWS, helping to ensure they achieve maximum performance, agility and cost-efficiency.

Fanatical Support for AWS Professional Services address three critical areas where customers need support along their cloud journey:

  • Architecture Strategy & Guidance – Delivers extensive planning, review and consulting around architecture best practices, customer environments, account planning and review of customers’ proposed VPC infrastructure design. Also included in this offer is guidance for AWS services that provide functionality in networking, storage, security and operations on AWS Cloud.
  • Cloud Migration – Provides assistance with moving web and database workloads to AWS Cloud using tried and tested migration tools and methodologies. In addition, Fanatical Support for AWS Professional Services gives customers solutions expertise and ongoing operational support throughout the migration process for a wide array of workloads.
  • Cloud Automation – Offers assistance with building and delivering products using AWS and DevOps best practices, including serverless and containerized workloads. This also includes the implementation of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), infrastructure automation and application deployment, plus integration of third-party tools and services.

In addition to offering professional services, Rackspace continues to develop its managed services offerings for AWS by investing in the expertise and software tooling necessary to keep pace with the growing complexity of AWS services. Rackspace was recently recognized as a Premier Consulting Partner, the highest tier within the AWS Partner Network, and a leader in Gartner’s new Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide.

Rackspace’s Fanatical Support for AWS team of experts has amassed more than 800 AWS technical certifications, and been awarded AWS Competency designations for their expertise in supporting DevOps and Marketing & Commerce workloads on AWS Cloud.