Cloud company Rackspace has announced that in collaboration with data solutions provider Pure Storage it is launching its Ultra-Fast Performance Block Storage solution.
The solution will enable customers to quickly access storage and offer hybrid-cloud connectivity and low latency for critical workloads that cannot have their performance compromised. According to Rackspace, the solution will be beneficial to customers as they progress along in their cloud journeys. It will provide them with extensive data portability across many different platforms, allowing them to bring products to market faster, Rackspace explained.
“This partnership is allowing us to bring together two big disruptors in the next-gen cloud services and storage industries,” said Prashanth Chandrasekar, senior vice president and general manager at Rackspace. “We’re excited to partner with Pure Storage to bring a fast, high performance solution to market that gives our customers the ability to make progress on their respective hybrid cloud journeys.”
Key benefits of the solution are that it helps customers migrate, secure, and optimize their hybrid environments, while also securing data at the highest standards, the company noted.
“This collaboration with Rackspace is helping to address a major customer need in the market,” said Jack Hogan, vice president of technology strategy at Pure Storage. “Our goal is to help customers unleash the full power of data storage in a way that helps them drive their business forward. The combination of our industry-leading storage technology, the go-to-market support of the Pure Partner Program, and Rackspace’s managed services and hybrid-cloud transformation expertise provide a differentiated, supported solution that empowers customers along their cloud journey.”