In August 2012, Rackspace announced that they were working on launching an Australian datacentre for their cloud offerings.
Today that dream is a reality, with the official announcement of their new Sydney-based datacentre:
Rackspace AUS Cloud is now available! Celebrate and learn more by joining our virtual event starting at 10am AEST: http://t.co/lAXChUSX45
— Rackspace ANZ (@RackspaceANZ) June 16, 2013
Rackspace now have datacentres in 9 locations, including Australia, the UK, Hong Kong, and the USA.
I just logged into the Rackspace Control Panel, and here’s the proof:
I’ve invested many hours in AWS’ offerings, so I’m not planning on switching to Rackspace Cloud any time soon, but it is great to see more competition in the Australian-based cloud industry.