Referral Partners

The Rackspace Referral Program provides our partners and customers with a simple, easy and profitable way to refer managed cloud opportunities across our full portfolio. Whether you are an affiliate, agent, master agent, digital agency, consultant, web designer or developer, we want to help you earn commissions by leveraging the Rackspace brand in the global marketplace to uncover new opportunities and easily refer our solutions to your customers and prospects.

Referral partners receive immediate rewards and benefits for their referrals with a simple and intuitive click to agree contract that requires no commitment. With an extensive best-of-breed portfolio of managed cloud platforms and solutions, as well as unrivaled expertise and support for Microsoft®, VMware® and OpenStack®, AWS® and Azure™ technologies, it's easy to promote Rackspace to your customers.

We're here to help you grow

Rackspace has made the referral program as easy and transparent as possible for us to earn more business together. Unlike most programs that have lengthy and complicated contracts, there are no fees or commitments in this program. At Rackspace it's simple – you are rewarded for referring leads.

We have designed a referral partner portal for you that serves as a main hub for your sales, marketing and training resources. Partners can register leads, access marketing resources and co-branded collateral, and leverage on-demand training modules for our products and services. Our dedicated sales and support teams are here to help you learn, grow and enhance our respective businesses for a rewarding and profitable relationship.

Program Benefits

The Rackspace Cloud Affiliate marketing program gives you:

  • Immediate payment and benefits to our customers and partners for their referrals
  • Fanatical Support® for you and your customers
  • Unique depth and breadth of the Rackspace managed cloud portfolio
  • Designated partner account manager

Rewarding Your Commitment

The Rackspace referral program pays its partners in one simple single payment that reflects the average monthly recurring revenue of the lead you passed to us. It's hassle free and totally transparent.

Product Minimum Spend Term (Months) Commission Payout
Dedicated servers and /or Rackspace Private Cloud No Minimum 12 1x Average Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) of the first 3 full months paid invoice
24 1.5x
36 2x
Rackspace Public Cloud, Email, and/or O365 $50 None 1x
Fanatical Support for AWS (Support service ONLY. AWS infrastructure not included.) No Minimum None .5x
Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure (Support service ONLY. Azure infrastructure not included.)
Fanatical Support® for you and your customers

Our dedication to our customers is legendary. As part of the referral program, we will extend The Fanatical Support Promise® to you and your customers. It's what differentiates us from other companies in our field and we encourage you to use it as a selling point in your conversations. Fanatical Support® means that whether you need assistance warming up a lead or assistance strategizing how you can pitch combined services, we can and will help you.

Program Requirements
  • Sign click to agree contract terms
  • Complete Rackspace on-boarding process
  • Participate in opportunity registration through the Rackspace partner portal

 

 

  Referral Program Overview Video