This new offering is the latest example of how Rackspace is fulfilling its strategy to deliver modern IT as a service for its customers by offering unbiased expertise, a rich portfolio of cloud solutions, together with industry recognised Fanatical ExperienceTM.
Recent research suggests that 90 percent of the data in the world generated in the last two years alone. As the proliferation of data continues, many growing businesses are faced with new considerations as they continue to build a digital operating environment with evolving data requirements. Businesses are looking for solutions and services to help them migrate, modernise, store, manage, and analyse a variety of datasets growing at an ever-increasing pace.
AWS has built a proven suite of data services designed to provide customers with high performing and pay-as-you-go databases, fast and scalable data warehouses, flexible storage options and enhanced data analytic capabilities.However, many businesses lack the internal resources and expertise needed to implement and manage these services effectively.
“Rackspace has been managing a wide range of databases for decades, and we’re in a unique position to apply our deep expertise to help customers optimise and accelerate their use of Amazon Aurora, Amazon Redshift, AWS Glue, and Amazon Athena,” said Nick Henry, Senior Director, Managed Public Services, EMEA. “AWS is continually enhancing its data services, and customers look to us for help designing and implementing these AWS capabilities and solutions.”
The Rackspace end-to-end data management service builds on the company’s next generation, value added services for public cloud customers. This offering addresses customers’ key considerations by providing a modular approach with support in several important areas, including:
“Helping our customers manage their data and analyse it in a way that helps them innovate and drive their business forward is a priority for us,” said Anurag Gupta, vice president, Analytics, Aurora, and RDS, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “We’re excited to be working together with Rackspace to deliver greater data management capabilities and a stronger overall experience for our customers.”