Compare Rackspace Technology vs DigitalOcean BETA

See how working at Rackspace Technology vs. DigitalOcean compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Rackspace Technology vs. DigitalOcean. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Rackspace Technology

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DigitalOcean

Employee Ratings

  • DigitalOcean scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1787 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 115 reviews)
DigitalOcean employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
4.0
DigitalOcean employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.7
DigitalOcean employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.3
DigitalOcean employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Rackspace Technology Ceo Kevin Jones
83%
83%Kevin Jones
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
100%
100%Yancey Spruill
DigitalOcean employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
DigitalOcean employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
DigitalOcean employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Rackspace Technology employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Rackspace Technology has 2,740 more total submitted salaries than DigitalOcean.
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What Employees Say

  • "Rackers" was the most mentioned Pro at Rackspace Technology.
  • "Remote culture" was the most mentioned Pro at DigitalOcean.
  • "Rackers" was the most mentioned Con at Rackspace Technology.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at DigitalOcean.
Pros
Pros
"Rackers"(in 146 reviews)
"Great culture"(in 134 reviews)
Pros
"Remote culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rackers"(in 124 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 72 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
"Company is growing"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Managing Director

I have been working at Rackspace Technology full-time for more than a year

Pros

Agility with which the firm is driving alignment to industry's expectations on multicloud managed services

Cons

Brand perception from Hosting company to next generation multicloud managed services

Advice to Management

Continue the management structure and expand into global reach to gain scale

Current Employee - Product Manager

I have been working at DigitalOcean full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Talented, collaborative and caring coworkers - Company is aligned on a strategy with specific outcomes - Values oriented - Amazing product

Cons

- Maturing company, with increasing process burden. No longer for someone looking for a startup experience.

Advice to Management

Keep the good work and as strategy evolves make sure the whole company is aligned and not distracted

Job Postings

Rackspace Technology has 319 more recently posted open jobs than DigitalOcean.