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Data center colocation services

Maintain control of your hardware, while cutting costs.

Avoid the hassle and cost of running your own data center, while maintaining ownership, control and hands-on access to your compute and storage. With colocation from Rackspace Technology, you can extend or exit your data center, by deploying and managing your infrastructure in our best-in-class facilities.

Colocation allows you to eliminate the capital costs of maintaining the physical aspects of your data center — such as the floor space, electricity supply and air conditioning — while keeping control of your servers, storage, network and security.

Features

Rely on our 20+ years of experience

  • Data center operations adhere to Japanese 5s and Lean Six Sigma practices.
  • We’re recognized as a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Colocation and Interconnection Services 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment.
  • We’ve been managing data centers and colocation environments since 1999.
  • Our experts are here to help you connect your colocation environments to the cloud, facilitate migrations and provide ongoing management on top of the major public cloud service providers.
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Our experts are here to support you

  • No other colocation provider offers guarantees on smart hands.
  • We provide one-hour response time and 24-hour execution SLAs (at select data centers).
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Get the reach, scale and organizational agility you need

  • We run a fleet of 40 secure colocation data centers — distributed in key markets around the world, on four continents.
  • We partner with Iron Mountain and Digital Realty to leverage their data center capacity and locations, so you have even more choice.
  • By blending bandwidth from four Tier 1 carriers, we lower your transit costs while enhancing your network resiliency.
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Flex into the cloud to optimize workload locations, mitigate downtime risks and reduce costs

  • RackConnect® Global provides access to hyperscale public clouds, Equinix Cloud Exchange, Megaport and hundreds of network carriers — so we can get to your locations, wherever they are. 
  • RackConnect Global creates a virtual private network for you, enhancing your security by keeping your traffic off the internet. 
  • We’re the only colocation provider that can interconnect and manage your workloads across the top public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft® Azure® and Google Cloud Platform™.
  • Burst into the public cloud, private cloud, third-party data center or Rackspace Technology environment of your choice.
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Forrester Wave Leader 2020

We’re recognized as a Hosted Private Cloud Services Leader

Leading research firm Forrester has recognized Rackspace Technology as a leader in two prestigious reports: The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in North America, Q2 2020 and The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in Europe, Q2 2020.

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"The database and the website that front-ends the database, which offers connectivity to all the transplant centers, is all housed at Rackspace in a highly secure data facility which is critical to our operations."
Joe Sinacore, Director of Education & Development, National Kidney Registry See the Case Study

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Our Expertise

Explore our expert credentials and industry recognition.

2 Global Security Operation Centers North America and EMEA
20+ Years of Managed Security Experience
40 Global Colocation Data Centers

Recognized leadership

Providing innovation and leadership in the technology services industry for 20+ years.

  • A Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Colocation and Interconnection Services 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment
  • The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in North America, Q2 2020
  • The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services in Europe, Q2 2020
  • 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Services, Worldwide

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