Updates to RapidScale Support Remote Workforces

Cox Business' RapidScale Offers Robust DaaS, SD-WAN and Identity Management Solutions to Support Remote Workforces

Remote employees benefit from RapidScale’s updated portfolio of managed cloud solutions.

RapidScale, a Cox Business company, announced today that their upgraded cloud solution is now available to enable remote workforces. These solutions include VMware’s SD-WAN by VeloCloud, VMware Horizon DaaS 9.0, and RapidScale’s Microsoft 365 email and productivity suite, combined with Microsoft Teams collaboration tools. Together, they provide remote workers with the capability to work effectively anytime, anywhere, and on any device, helping to drive increased efficiency, productivity, and security. RapidScale integrates these solutions with a powerful Identity as a Service (IDaaS) add-on based on Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory delivered through RapidScale’s customer portal.

Recent enhancements to the Horizon DaaS component of RapidScale’s remote worker solution include operating system-level anti-virus/anti-malware on every desktop, additional desktop configuration options, and native Windows 10 to maximize application compatibility and give users a consistent experience between their physical and virtual machines. RapidScale is also including managed DaaS configuration services at no additional cost that feature image management, desktop policy configuration, and managed firewall services.

“Now more than ever, we need to help organizations keep their businesses running. The advanced technology powering our DaaS and SD-WAN solutions enables us to empower more companies to succeed in their businesses,” said Duane Barnes, chief operations officer, RapidScale. “Our cloud solutions that focus on application delivery and performance, combined with identity management, will help IT leaders manage their environments and employees.”

As a VMWare Cloud Verified partner, RapidScale can better support organizations of all sizes that need to enable remote employees to work more securely and effectively. RapidScale not only supports organizations in their transition to the cloud but also helps meet their business objectives of reducing legacy IT costs and offloading tedious IT tasks so they can focus on business strategy.

“We are thrilled to have RapidScale onboard as a VMware Cloud Verified Partner,” said Jim Aluotto, senior director, Cloud Provider Business, Americas Region, VMware. “RapidScale’s Cloud Verified platform coupled with their recent adoption of Horizon DaaS 9.0 further enhances their VMware SD-WAN offering, increasing their ability to help customers work effectively from anywhere, at any time, on any device.”

About RapidScale
Flexible enough for the SMB and powerful enough for the enterprise, RapidScale, a Cox Business company, is a global managed cloud services provider helping organizations increase IT productivity, improve security, and empower remote workforces. Some organizations partner with RapidScale to manage portions of their IT, while others offload it all. Through our global network of data centers and our 24/7/365 high-touch support team, we obsess over creating an exceptional IT experience through a human approach to managed cloud. For more information on RapidScale, visit https://www.rapidscale.net.

About Cox Business
The commercial division of Cox Communications, Cox Business provides voice, data, and video services for more than 355,000 small and regional businesses nationwide, including health care providers; K−12 and higher education; financial institutions; and federal, state and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top-tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division. For more information, please visit https://www.coxbusiness.com.

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