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services: CLOUD Servers, a Linux development and deployment platform; CLOUD files, a storage and content distribution network; and CLOUD Sites, a deployment platform for specific supported technologies such as PHP, MySQL, Python, .NET, SQL Server and IIS. Rackspace is noted for what it calls Fanatical Support® . http://www.rackspace.co.uk/support/ 7.1.3 Savvis Savvis provides a wide range of hosted data centre services from co-location through to cloud offerings, which it has had for over 4 years.