Rackspace offers Pivotal Cloud Foundry managed services

get-medievalRackspace has announced that it will offer managed services for Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Rackspace will be adding support for the company’s PaaS offering to its stable of cloud platforms, which includes OpenStack, Google Cloud Platform, VMWare, Microsoft Azure and AWS.

Rackspace’s vice president of applications and platforms, Brannon Lacey said: “Managed Pivotal Cloud Foundry is Rackspace’s first step into the managed platform space, as we move up the stack to solutions that customers want our help. It is a solution that helps customers get up and running on Pivotal Cloud Foundry quickly and stay up and running, with operational support and proactive monitoring. This way, in-house teams can focus on innovation and getting out to market quickly while Rackspace handles the backend.”

Rackspace’s Managed Pivotal Cloud Foundry service will also include multi-cloud support, as well as management for updates, feature releases and troubleshooting.

Pivotal president and COO Bill Cook said that the collaboration between Pivotal and Rackspace would “provide customers the option to manage their cloud environment, so they can focus on rapidly shipping code.”