In response to growing demand for cloud services, global managed cloud solutions provider continues to grow its business in its Raleigh headquarters and acquires an entire office floor in the downtown area.


Raleigh, N.C., March 22, 2023 RapidScale, a Cox Business company, hosted a grand opening celebration of their new headquarters location in one of the most prominent office towers in downtown Raleigh. Local business executives, community members, RapidScale customers and trusted partners joined the team to commemorate this exciting new chapter and continued business growth within the community. RapidScale Vice President and General Manager Duane Barnes was joined by Mayor of Raleigh Mary-Ann Baldwin to share some opening remarks and how RapidScale intends to create a significant impact for businesses in Raleigh.

The grand opening celebration demonstrated RapidScale’s continued plans to be more connected with other local businesses and non-profits. The team worked with local organizations like Rocky Top Catering and Jason Adamo and band for food and entertainment. Justin Leitner, a local artist, provided live paintings during the event, which were raffled off to attendees. RapidScale also worked with BrandFuel, Gabi’s Grounds, Little Shop of Magick, Greenhouse Picker Sisters, and many more. Other community members and local partners from the Boys & Girls Club of Wake County, Triangle Business Journal, and WRAL supported the event to celebrate their valued partnership.

“I’m incredibly excited to be in the heart of Raleigh and we’re so grateful that our customers, partners, and members of the community were able to celebrate with us. Our new location not only enables us to continue our growth trajectory but also provides our employees an ideal place to work,” said Barnes. We wanted the space to be collaborative, high-tech, and conducive to flexible work so that we can provide our customers with the best possible experience. We’re so proud to be part of the thriving technology community in Raleigh and look forward to contributing to its continued success.”

“RapidScale’s move to this office tower is a testament to the company’s commitment to growth and innovation,” said Baldwin. “We’re thrilled to see a leading cloud technology company investing in our community and look forward to working with RapidScale as it continues to grow and thrive here in Raleigh.”

The new headquarters is part of RapidScale’s ongoing expansion plans, which includes hiring additional talent in the coming years, especially within the community and those coming from local universities, and expanding its cloud-based services to meet business needs in Raleigh and beyond.

About RapidScale

For IT and business leaders looking to scale, secure, and simplify their IT, RapidScale, a Cox Business Company, is the next-generation managed cloud services provider that aggregates best-in-class cloud technology under a single management portal, enabling IT to accomplish more and providing an exceptional end-user experience. By delivering simple and secure access to company data and applications from anywhere, any time, on any device, RapidScale sets itself apart from other cloud providers through its team of technology experts, award-winning end-user customer support, flexible co-management options, and easy-to-use management portal. For more information on RapidScale, visit

About Cox Business

The commercial services division of Cox Communications, Cox Business, provides fiber-based network and managed and cloud solutions that support applications and create connected environments for more than 370,000 businesses nationwide, including health care providers, K−12 and higher education, financial institutions and government organizations. We also serve most of the top-tier wireless and wireline telecom carriers in the U.S. through our wholesale division. For more information, visit

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