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Rackspace Public Cloud: In-Depth Assessment

Published: 23 July 2013

ID: G00250664

Analyst(s): Chris Gaun


Rackspace has a strong brand in the public cloud infrastructure as a service market and is a co-founder of the OpenStack open-source cloud management platform. This assessment scores Rackspace's next-generation public cloud IaaS services against Gartner's IaaS evaluation criteria.

Table Of Contents

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
    • Required
    • Preferred
    • Optional
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy


  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

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