Global cloud hosting provider Rackspace has been awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to provide multicloud solutions to support the state’s overall IT modernization effort.
Rackspace will provide the Texas Department of Information Resources with operational, technical and security solutions across DIR’s Data Center Services hybrid public clouds. Rackspace will also leverage its strong relationships with DIR cloud service providers Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to expand DIR’s cloud strategy.
“The award of this contract is a critical step forward. DIR continues to seek innovative solutions for the shared technology services that further empower the Texas government to provide the people of Texas with the responsive, efficient and cost-effective services they deserve,” said Amanda Crawford, Executive Director, DIR.
DIR’s relationship with Rackspace would pave the way for potential transformation efforts for DIR’s portfolio of Texas agencies, all of which leverage technology solutions used by DIR.”
“DIR’s modernization efforts will help them deliver outstanding services to the Texas government and its residents,” said Kevin Jones, CEO of Rackspace. “We are proud to be awarded this contract and to leverage our multicloud expertise to help them achieve that goal.”
Headquartered in San Antonio, Rackspace has 40 global data centers and over 125,000 clients across 100 countries. The company manages applications, data, security and multiple clouds worldwide for its clients.