November 30, 2023

Rackspace Technology has announced an expanded strategic partnership with Cloudflare, designed to offer expert services for Cloudflare Zero Trust.

The intention is to help businesses reach their cloud-centric goals faster, support remote workers and provide a SASE for their cloud applications, data, users and devices.


Our cloud-first delivery model supports businesses globally as they transform their networks, modernise applications, and now to help adopt zero trust security architectures.We are partnering to evolve our service models with Rackspace Elastic Engineering support for Cloudflare Zero Trust to meet the demands of our customers for expert guidance on zero trust cloud architectures.

Cloudflare statement

The Rackspace Technology Elastic Engineering for Security service provides consultative services to help businesses of all sizes gain access to Rackspace Technology security experts. These experts are available on-demand to help businesses customise, optimise and manage their Cloudflare security platform, the company states.

Rackspace is a key worldwide Cloudflare System Integrator and Accredited Managed Services Partner, providing services and always-on support around the clock for the Cloudflare platform.

According to Rackspace, broad adoption of zero trust architectures is taking place across the world, as a critical component to secure cloud architectures.


A recent Rackspace technology survey of global IT leaders revealed 49% of organisations believe that adoption of zero trust security practises can help tackle their most prevalent cybersecurity challenges with network, platform and web application attacks.

A zero trust approach to security allows businesses to respond faster and with more precision, limiting the potential for malicious lateral movement go undetected. Implementing a zero trust approach is a complicated undertaking Zero trust security is a strategy, a mindset and an incremental journey for IT teams, and setting aside the technical challenges, its success depends on engaging and activating multiple stakeholders from across the business.

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