Rackspace has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Services, Worldwide. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Rackspace has been named a Leader in this report. Gartner’s assessment is performed by the firm’s IT industry analysts and evaluates service providers based on the completeness of their vision and their ability to execute.
“Now more than ever, organizations are looking for ways to realize the full value of the cloud, faster,” said Kevin Jones, CEO at Rackspace. “To us, being recognized as a Leader in this report underscores our proven track record and commitment to helping our customers increase flexibility, lower costs and innovate as they transition to the cloud.“
Gartner’s Magic Quadrant evaluates 20 public cloud infrastructure managed and professional services providers. According to the report, Leaders are defined as those who “have a track record of successful delivery of high-quality professional and managed services that thoughtfully exploit the capabilities of the cloud platform. They are well-positioned to continue delivering leading-edge services in the future.”
“Customer interest in the cloud is increasing, with no signs of slowing down,“ said Jeff Moyer, Senior Vice President of Private and Managed Public Cloud at Rackspace. “Our comprehensive solutions combined with our Fanatical Experience™ help organizations reshape their IT in a simpler, more effective way.”
Rackspace recently expanded its professional and managed services portfolio with the addition of cloud-native services leader Onica, advancing its expertise in Application Modernization, Machine Learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), Containers and Serverless Computing.