Looking to host 100+ WordPress sites

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Hi there,

We are a small web development company based in the United Kingdom, currently hosting about 100+ WordPress sites plus a couple of eCommerce sites on Rackspace Managed Cloud. We have 1 Load-Balancer, 2 Web Servers, and 1 Database server, costing about £500 per month.
We are currently growing at about 2 websites per week.

I have just started this job, taking over from the previous Senior Web Developer who left last week.

Now I personally believe the Rackspace setup is over kill, and the way it is currently setup is a complete mess. Rackspace don’t have or support any CPanel like software either, so everything is being poorly managed via the command line, and it takes ages to add a website manually to both master and slave servers. We don’t have people to manage servers, just sales, designers and developers.

On top of all that, the email provider is eNom, it is horrible to use, and I believe quite expensive at over £400/year for 90 mailboxes.

So, I think, what I am after is a hosting provider that is fast, scalable, easy to use, some sort of high availability, and has email accounts and everything all built in — so us developers can get back to developing websites!

Any ideas / suggestions / recommendations are welcome!
Thank you!

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