Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by VMware

Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by VMware(RPC-VMware) provides a single-tenant hosted private cloud, designed with server, storage, and networking hardware from trusted vendors such as Dell®, EMC®, and Cisco®, that’s proactively managed 24x7x365 by our VMware Certified Professionals. For more information, see the following resources:

Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by VMware versus Server Virtualization

Feature VMware Server Virtualization Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by VMware
Managed support for VMware stack and underlying hardware Yes Yes
Managed guest OS-layer support
(for example, OS patching)
Yes No
Hosted catalogs No - Customer-provided OS
- Rackspace-provided OS with host-based licensing (optional)
Self-service portal No Yes
Access via API None - vSphere® API
- vCloud® API (optional)
- NSX™ API (optional)
- vSAN API (optional)
- vRealize API (optional)
Access via GUI MyRackspace® Web Portal - vSphere Web Interface
- vCloud Web Portal (optional)
- vRealize Operations Web Portal (optional)
- vRealize Web Portal (optional)
Single-tenant vSphere hypervisors Yes Yes
Storage options - Local disk
- Dedicated EMC SAN
- NetApp NAS
- Dedicated EMC SAN
- NetApp NAS
- VMware vSAN
Networking options - Brocade®
- F5®
- Cisco
- Brocade
- F5
- Cisco
- NSX Software-Defined Networking
Service level options - Managed SLA
- Intensive SLA
- Intensive SLA
Compatible with VMware vRA No Yes
Capacity planning Rackspace assistance provided VMware vROps Included
Automation tools No - vApp Deployment Automation (optional vCloud Director)
- vRealize Automation (optional)
- Chef® / Ansible® / Puppet plug-in Ecosystem