Rackspace Product Release Phases

  • Last updated on: 2016-01-15
  • Authored by: Tarun Bhatti

At Rackspace we have four release phases: Preview, Early Access Program, Limited Availability and Unlimited Availability. Here’s quick overview of the release phases:

Preview

Access granted to a very small number of customers and partners. Varied support levels, no SLA, no pricing, often API only and is not production ready.

Early Access Program

Access expanded to a larger number of customers. Varied support levels, no SLA, no pricing, often API only and is not production ready.

Limited Availability

A production workload ready product. Ramp is being limited and tested for cloud scale. Includes 24x7x365 support, a full SLA, and billing and is production ready.

Unlimited Availability

Wait list is removed and product is available to all. Includes 24x7x365 support, a full SLA, and billing and is production ready.

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