Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) today announced support for Red Hat CloudForms, an enterprise management platform. With this new capability, enterprise customers can now use the power of Red Hat CloudForms in conjunction with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat, which is managed and supported by two leading OpenStack vendors in the industry.
This is an important milestone for Rackspace customers who want to deliver a complete private cloud solution to their users across multiple cloud platforms. For Rackspace and Red Hat, it is a continuation of the companies’ commitment to empowering customers by enhancing capabilities in the core OpenStack project, while also integrating value-added software when appropriate.
At launch, Rackspace will provide limited support to Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat customers leveraging CloudForms including server management, troubleshooting and backup assistance. Customers can expect that Rackspace will offer fully managed services for technologies such as CloudForms in the future to make it easier for customers to consume their private clouds.
For more on Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat support for CloudForms, check out the blog: http://blog.rackspace.com/enhancing-rackspace-private-cloud-with-red-hat-cloudforms.