Accelerating Innovation Through Integration: Rackspace Partners with MuleSoft

Rackspace and MuleSoft will help customers accelerate application and data integration through APIs, on-premises or in the cloud.

Organizations rely on hundreds of cloud and on-premise applications, tools and databases — and not surprisingly, integrating them is complex and time consuming, making it one of the biggest business and technology challenges they face today.

Yet how a company integrates its applications and data to deliver superior customer experiences, business agility and business results can represent one of their key differentiators.

In order to meet the growing need for secure and reliable integration services, integration platforms that can be delivered as a service are proliferating, as they allow users to develop integration flows that connect applications in the cloud or on-premises and deploy them without installing or managing any hardware or middleware.

That’s why Rackspace is thrilled to announce our new partnership with MuleSoft, an industry leader in enterprise integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS). Together, we can help customers accelerate application and data integration connected through APIs, on-premises or in the cloud. Deploying the Mulesoft Anypoint Platform as a managed service helps organizations build integrated, efficient application networks while removing the operational burden from their IT teams.

Anypoint Platform serves as the connective tissue that enables disparate technologies to work efficiently together, allowing for the transformation necessary to stay ahead of the competition in today’s digital world.

Application networks speed up app launch and modification cycles, making it easier to secure and manage access, and ultimately enable companies to do more — and faster — with less. Combining this technology with the deep implementation expertise of RelationEdge, a Rackspace company, and Rackspace’s broad portfolio of as-a-service offerings means we can build exactly the technology stack you need to unlock new revenue channels, improve customer experiences, drive innovation and deliver stronger business results.

“With the explosion of disparate technologies today, connecting them all quickly and efficiently is the key to gaining a competitive edge. Through its partnership with MuleSoft, Rackspace is enabling its customers to create a dynamic application network to achieve their goals and accelerate their pace of business,” said Brent Hayward, senior vice president of global channels and alliances, MuleSoft. “We’re pleased to welcome Rackspace into MuleSoft’s partner ecosystem and look forward to working together to deliver significant business impact to our mutual customers.”

“As companies embrace a multi-cloud application environment, integration platform-as-a-service solutions will be needed to deliver the great customer experiences people are demanding,” said Matt Stoyka, Vice President of Professional Services and Applications at Rackspace. “Together with MuleSoft, Rackspace will be able to better serve our customers, providing them with a long-term, dynamic and scalable integration strategy built for the future.”

About RelationEdge

RelationEdge, which was acquired by Rackspace in 2018, is a full-service Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner and digital agency. RelationEdge uses a Process First. Technology Second.® approach to create transformative business value for our clients. We help our clients engage with their customers at each step along the path from lead to loyalty — by improving business process, leveraging technology, and integrating creative digital marketing. Our team of business process consultants, technology experts, and digital marketing specialists collaborate with clients to find innovative solutions for complex business challenges.

About Rackspace

Rackspace accelerates the value of the cloud for our customers during every phase of digital transformation. By building, managing and optimizing apps, data and security across multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers innovate and get to market more quickly. Partnering with MuleSoft expands our application services portfolio with a leading managed iPaaS offering, allowing us to accelerate the value of the cloud for our customers.

About Anypoint Platform

MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform is a leading application network platform. It allows organizations to create composite applications that connect apps, data and devices through API-led connectivity to form a flexible application networks. Anypoint Platform is a unified, single solution for iPaaS and full lifecycle API management, both on-premises and in the cloud.


Learn how Rackspace’s new partnership with MuleSoft can accelerate the value of cloud for your company.

Ashley Ansari serves as the Product Marketing Manager for Customer Success at Rackspace. Prior to joining the Rackspace team, Ashley ran Product Marketing for Inspire Software, a division of Innova Systems International. Ashley has more than 10 years of experience in technology marketing. She managed Integrated Marketing Communications for Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing subsidiary, that creates custom software for the Department of Defense and Defense Contractors to manage logistics, mission planning and supply chain. Prior to that role, Ashley has held various other marketing positions for commercial and custom software companies. Ashley earned a Masters of Business Administration, with a concentration in International Business, from Arizona State University and a Business Marketing Degree from San Diego State University.

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