Rackspace to provide partner managed cloud for SAP Software
Rackspace has announced a partnership with SAP to provide a managed cloud system for SAP's software solutions.
Offering a ready-to-use subscription-based SAP solution in its private hosted cloud, which will then able customers to quickly access any SAP software without the need for upfront infrastructure.
After the recent purchase of TriCore Solutions, Rackspace can now bundle SAP software and Rackspace services together and all within its data centres.
Mark Clayman, SVP and general manager of Rackspace Application Services, called the partnership a "one-stop-shop."
"By delivering a partner managed cloud, we’re allowing customers to quickly adopt the latest transformative SAP technologies without the high cost often associated with innovation."
"With this relationship, we’re providing a one-stop-shop for hosted services for SAP solutions to directly address the customer pain points associated with today’s complex and distributed business environment."
The partnership will also mean that Rackspace will be able to provide the software without dedicated staffing requirements and software licensing costs, effectively cutting the cost of the service.