A Global, Standardized Cloud Environment

For geographically diverse companies wanting the management ease and cost benefits of an OpenStack cloud, RackSpace and Equinix enable customers to create an OpenStack production environment capable of securely moving applications and workloads across Equinix’s global footprint.

With Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition and Equinix, customers get OpenStack-powered reference architectures, Rackspace’s industry-best cloud operations and software support, and the ability to scale across Equinix’s IBX® data centers in 38 key markets in 13 countries on 5 continents.

Why OpenStack

OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing an open standards cloud computing platform for both public and private clouds. The goal is easy-to-implement, massively scalable, and feature-rich clouds running on commonly available hardware. Today, more than 135 leading companies, including Dell, HP, Intel, Rackspace, and RightScale actively support OpenStack.


  • A standardized OpenStack cloud environment using commonly available hardware.
  • A private cloud platform for increased security.
  • Industry-best cloud operations and software support.
  • The ability to scale and manage the standardized environment globally through Equinix IBX data centers.
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Press Releases:

November 7, 2011
Equinix Selected to Provide Data Center Services for Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition
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March 30, 2011
Dell, Equinix and Rackspace Collaborate to Launch OpenStack Cloud Demonstration Environment.

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Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition
Standardized, Secure OpenStack Clouds Across a Global Footprint

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