Rackspace Offers Cloud Servers for Windows

Rackspace Offers Cloud Servers for Windows


August 11, 2010

Hosting and cloud computing company, Rackspace Hosting, has announced its new cloud computing offering: Cloud Servers for Windows. As mentioned in the company's news release statement, the new service is designed for small to medium businesses, .NET developers, system administrators, IT Pros, and current Rackspace customers.


"The new service delivers a highly scalable environment ideal for Windows-based hosting, testing and developing applications and supporting the high levels of traffic required for launching online gaming platforms or the next social networking phenomenon.

"Designed for small to medium businesses, .NET developers, system administrators, IT Pros, and current Rackspace customers, Cloud Servers for Windows features include:
- Custom configurations with full administrator access
- Ability to upgrade server size on-demand
- Add or delete servers on the fly
- Rescue mode
- Management via the Rackspace Cloud Control Panel and the Cloud Servers API
- Ability to add additional IP addresses
- Pay only for what you use with a utility payment model with hourly billing
- Backups and Snapshots to Cloud Files (coming soon)
- Enterprise-class SLAs
- Support for a broad array of the latest Microsoft Windows Server Images

"The service provides a full suite of features supported by the industry's leading Service Level Agreement (SLA) and Rackspace's hallmark customer service, Fanatical Support. Pricing currently begins at $0.08 an hour for 1GB RAM and 40GB disk."

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